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Ref no:
FIF17542
Published:
11/1/2022
Closes:
24/1/2022
Location:
2 Wemyssfield, KIRKCALDY, KY1 1XW
Salary:
£26,768 - £33,939 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Details

  • This role involves a leadership & management role within our Residential Houses, it is a 5 bedded house which provides support to young people aged 11 and over.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to assist the House Manager with all aspects of their role, including, provision of Supervision, oversight of a Staff Rota, Co-Ordinating Care Planning Meetings, producing Care Plans, chairing Team Meetings, finance checks.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to provide a warm, nurturing and stimulating environment for young people in their care.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to provide appropriate levels of supervision and attunement to young people, making themselves available to young people at times of need.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to work with young people to support them to manage risk. 
  • The successful candidate will be expected to see beyond presenting behaviours and to demonstrate compassion and empathy.
  • The successful applicant will be expected to uphold professional standards as detailed by the SSSC and the Care Inspectorate.

The Person

  • Experience of working with young people who have experienced Adverse Childhood Experiences.
  • An understanding of the concepts and principles of Attachment Promoting & Trauma Informed Care.
  • Must be able to see beyond presenting behaviours and to display empathy, compassion and hope for young people.
  • Must have an HNC Social Care and a SVQ IV (Children & Young People) or be willing to work toward these qualifications.
  • Requirement to register with the SSSC.
  • A full driving licence is ideally preferred, or a willingness to travel throughout Fife using public transport.

You may be required to obtain a Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership or Disclosure Check for this role.