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Craigellachie Children’s Home , 16 Cochno Street, Clydebank, G81 1QA
£31,329.88 - £34,030.74 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

The Craigellachie team and its young people are looking for a new permanent team member to join them.

If you are understanding, helpful, work well in a team, and have good knowledge of the role of a Residential Worker then we and our young people would like you to apply for the position.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team and take responsibility for the delivery of high quality care to the young people. This includes providing and developing a safe, consistent and caring environment that encourages and nurtures young people to develop positively whilst experiencing transition and trauma.

In addition the successful candidate will ensure that all administration tasks
relating to care planning using GIRFEC rationale are kept up to date. The candidate will
have the ability to resolve challenging situations in a calm and positive manner.


This post is considered as Regulated Work with Children and Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here. Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.


The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

The Individual

WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:

• Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits
• A minimum of 25 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 35 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year
• Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support

Now that you have read the role and what we have to offer, we would love to hear from you. Please use the application to tell us your experience, and why you are the candidate for this role.

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