Residential Worker (Children's Residential Services) (3 Posts) (Temp) - SOA02510

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Ref no: SOA02510
Closes: Sunday, 20th August 2017
Published: Friday, 4th August 2017
Location: Various Locations within South Ayrshire
Salary: £22,283 - £24,367 per year
Hours: 37.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Temporary
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: South Ayrshire Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Child Care

Job Description

What is the role?

South Ayrshire Council is looking to recruit residential workers to work across their children's houses.  Previous experience of working with vulnerable young people is essential as is a commitment to improving outcomes for young people. You must be person centred in your thinking and be able work in an imaginative and responsive manner and contribute to the ongoing assessment and care planning for young people.

An SVQ level 3 is essential.

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Extra information:

The Grade of this post is Grade 2 / Level 6, the hourly rate is £11.55 to £12.63 and annual salary is £22,283 to £24,367 plus 17% non core hours allowance.  These posts are being offered on a temporary basis until 31 March 2018.

Post A - Coylton Children's Home (2 Posts)

Post B - Cunninghame Place Children's Home



This post is considered to be Regulated Work with children as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) (PVG) Act 2007. Accordingly the preferred candidate will be required to become a member of the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if already a Scheme member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made. If you wish further information on the PVG Scheme you can visit the Disclosure Scotland website at

 Please note you may be required to meet the PVG Costs.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 20 August 2017.