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Ochil Tower School, 140 High Street, Auchterarder, PH3 1AD
£28,602 - £31,826 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
45 hours per week

About Us

Ochil Tower School is an independent charity offering education, care and therapy services for children and young people with complex additional support needs on a residential and day basis. Our pupils come from a range of local authorities across Scotland. We have an ambitious development plan which includes an extension to our 52 week provision for all our children and young people and opening our 5th house on site, which follows on from the establishment of a Life Skills Centre for our senior pupils (18-21 years).

Ochil Tower School is part of the international Camphill Movement.

Our Vision - To be recognised as a centre of excellence where our children and young people can live,learn and work in an integrated community based on mutual respect and unfolding of individual potential.

Our Mission - To create a community where our children and young people feel a sense of belonging,support and personal growth; a place where there is an inclusive, lifelong learning culture with an integrated approach to health, education and care.

The Role

As we increase our capacity we are seeking to appoint a number of Residential Child Care Workers (Full Time-Days).

You may not have previous experience working in the social care sector however you will have the right values and qualities for working with children and young people with additional complex support needs.

Registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) is critical for the role. If you are not already registered, you are required to submit your online registration within the first 6 weeks of employment. Successful registration is required within the first 6 months of employment. If you do not hold the necessary qualifications for the role, you will be given up to 3 years to achieve these. For more information visit SSSC website at

What We Offer:

  • Salary: £28,602 - £31,826 inclusive of 27 sleepovers (dependent on qualifications and experience).
  • Full-Time Hours: 45 hours average per week.(New two-week rolling rota which includes every 2nd weekend off beginning October 2023)
  • 13 hour shifts
  • 7 weeks annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Casual dress
  • Free meals on shift
  • Training and development
  • Funded qualifications
  • Generous workplace pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program

Please see the job description for further details including salary. Closing date for applications is the 28th October 2023. Interviews will be scheduled throughout the process.

For any enquiries please contact Human Resources at

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