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Forester's House, 317 South Road, DD2 2RT
£14,466 - £17,432 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
24 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Based in Forester's House offering residential support to looked after young people, you will work part time, 24 hours per week on a rolling 2 week rota working twilight shifts.

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact Avril Clark 01382 436743 or email


You will have a 3 National 4's or equivalent and the ability to undertake relevant HNC and SVQ3 and any other relevant qualification which provides evidence of academic achievement equivalent to, or above, SCQF Level 7.


You will assist in the creation and maintenance of a high quality care environment which will include personal care in which children and young people are offered safety and security to grow, to help children and young people to make use of services and information as appropriate to their full advantage and to assist in the promotion of effective communication by and with children and young people to this end.

The Individual

You will have experience and understanding of working collaboratively with children and young people and their families and carers. You will have understanding the emotional practical & social care needs of young people.

You will have an understanding of young people’s needs, the issues affecting them as individuals and the issues affecting them in a group living setting. You will be committed to high standards of care for children & young people. You will be able to undertake CALM procedures.

You will have effective communication skills, both written and verbal.

You will be self motivated and self reliant.

You will have experience of working effectively in a team.

You will have ability to work a three shift system including waking nights.

You will have ability to be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council within a specified timescale.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Dundee City Council.

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