Residential Worker (Night)(Part Time)

Vacancy posted: Friday, 7 October 2016

Salary: 22,067 - 24,893
Location: Wishaw

Closing date: 23 October 2016
Job ref. no.: NLA01919

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NLC7 £22,067 - £24,893 (Pro Rata) plus appropriate payment for non core hours and night shift working.

Based within Cambusnethan Street Children's House, you will be part of the staff team responsible for the day-to-day care of the young people in looked after and accommodated care, consistent with National Standards, Council and Service policies. You will contribute to the normal development of young people through the provision of a healthy lifestyle, a variety of appropriate stimulating activities and a consistent caring adult role model implementing practices and activities which meet their assessed needs, encouraging them to develop to their full potential.

In partnership with key colleagues/partners you will also contribute to assessment and care planning, participating in reviews and other meetings, as required.You will prepare written reports and care plans and contribute to the implementation of care plans.

An SVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or relevant OU social work degree modules or one of the qualifications included on the list for registration as a residential child care worker with SSSC is essential. You shouldhave moderate experience of working in social care, either in a personal or voluntary capacity. You will be flexible, self motivated and enthusiastic with an ability to work to tight deadlines and a commitment to inspire children and young people to achieve the best outcomes. You will berequired to work towards SVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care plus HNC in Social Care, within timescales set by SSSC, should you not already have these qualifications.Experience of working within Residential Childcare is desirable.

You will require to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member prior to commencing in this role andbe registered, or eligible for registration, with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

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To provide the best service possible for the people who live from Stepps in the west and Harthill in the east, from the Kilsyth Hills to the Clyde and including Airdrie, Bellshill, Coatbridge, Cumbernauld, Kilsyth, Motherwell, Shotts and Wishaw, we are looking for people who can inspire, lead the way, who are dedicated team players and committed to providing the very best service imaginable.

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