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Ref no:
SMK10049
Published:
6/7/2022
Closes:
30/6/2023
Location:
Bishopbriggs, G64 2EH
Salary:
£27,296 - £34,198 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

St Mary’s Kenmure is a secure care centre which provides a safe and secure environment for the care and education of young people who are referred to us. We care for 24 young people, across four house’s. 

Upholding the rights of our young people, advocating for them and ensuring they are given the opportunity to grow and develop as individuals is at the forefront of our approach to care. We ensure that all of our young people receive a high standard of care from a team of experienced and qualified staff across various disciplines, all committed to working collaboratively and in partnership to #KeepThePromise. 

We offer a wide range of academic and vocational subjects to allow our young people to learn and develop during their stay, along with a variety of recreational facilities including a seven aside football pitch, gymnasium, fitness suite, a swimming pool and a climbing wall.

St Mary’s is located in the North of Glasgow in Bishopbriggs. It is in commutable distance for Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stirling. Further information about St Mary’s can be found online at www.stmaryskenmure.org.uk

Are you passionate about helping vulnerable young people thrive and flourish, do you have the skills to engage with young people and support them to reach their maximum potential.

Our purpose is to provide a positive, life changing experience for young people through individual care, education and skills development focused on promoting young people's mental and emotional wellbeing and longer term positive outcomes.

The Residential Child Care Worker is a key position, and we are looking for dynamic, inspiring individuals to join our team. We are seeking to appoint caring, child-centred, hardworking and resilient individuals with a motivation to be a positive role model and make a difference in the lives of vulnerable young people. You must have a range of both professional and personal qualities. You must be self-motivated, work well in a team, with an ability to work independently. Being open minded and having the ability to listen and be empathetic is crucial to this role. We are looking for someone who has the strength to cope with challenging situations and to help others learn and develop from these. You must also be registered with or eligible to be registered with the SSSC.

We are looking to increase our staffing so, if you have experience working in Residential or Secure Child Care, and you want to join a team of professional and caring people, we would love to hear from you. 

What we offer:

* A competitive salary

* Generous holiday entitlement including 12 Public Holidays

* Access to a final salary pension through the Strathclyde Pension Fund

* Wellbeing services including, an Employee Assistance Programme, Face to Face Counselling, Phystiotherapy, Ostheopath Treatment, Occupational Health

* Company sick pay

* Free onsite parking

* Lunch and evening meals provided

* Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave entitlements

* Long Service Recognition

* HNC and SVQ3

Please complete the attached application form and return it to recruitment@stmaryskenmure.org.uk or by mail to Bernie Sanderson, St Mary’s Kenmure, St Marys Road, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, G64 2EH. 

If you would like to speak to someone in more detail about the role, please contact Jim Shields on jshields@stmaryskenmure.org.uk.

This is a rolling advert and we will interview at periods until the closing date.

The next round of interviews will take place w/c 12 December 2022 and 16 January 2023