Harmeny Education Trust Limited
Harmeny Education Trust Limited

Charity registered in Scotland SC024256

Harmeny Education Trust is a sector leading children’s charity, providing therapeutic care and education for children with complex additional support needs. We work with children of primary up to early secondary stage, both on a day and all-year-round residential basis. The school is situated in a beautiful thirty-five-acre estate, which includes residential and education accommodation, mature woodland, community garden, orchard, wildlife habitats, children’s play areas and a mountain bike track.

Current vacancies

Residential Child Care Workers (x5)

  • Full time
  • £22,623 – £29,917
  • Balerno
  • Closing 24th June 2019

Harmeny Education Trust is a sector leading children’s charity providing therapeutic care and education for children with complex additional support needs for the past 60 years. We work with children of primary up to early secondary stage, both on a day and all-year-round residential basis. Harmeny is situated in a beautiful thirty-five-acre woodland estate, which includes residential and education accommodation, community garden, orchard, wildlife habitats, children’s play areas and a mountain bike track. Harmeny is located in Balerno on the outskirts of Edinburgh, at the foot of the Pentland Hills and is easily accessible by bus and there is ample parking.

We are currently looking for 5 Residential Child Care Workers to join our Care Team on a permanent, full-time basis to contribute to a culture and ethos in which the needs of the children are paramount and provide them with security, safety, care and social development to enable them to reach their potential. This is an excellent opportunity for qualified/ part-qualified Residential Child Care Workers to join an established and successful organisation during a period of growth.

The successful candidates need to be registered or will need to register within the first 6 months of employment with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

Hours: 39 hours (inclusive of meal breaks) as part of a 5 from 7-day contract, according to a rota system. Evening and weekend work is required.

An excellent benefits package is offered including the following:

Salary: Qualified Point 28 to 31 (£27103 - £29,917)

Part-qualified Point 24 (£23,978)

Unqualified Point 22 (£22,623)

  • Holidays: 35 days
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Family Friendly Policies and other benefits

Residential Child Care Workers, together with colleagues in Care, Education and Support Services, will have the opportunity to contribute positively to the lives of some of the nation’s most vulnerable children, ensuring Harmeny continues to offer an excellent service. We are highly committed to the professional development of all our staff and the post holders will access comprehensive training and development opportunities. Driving licence is essential.

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Assessment & Planning Worker

  • Full time
  • £28,137 – £30,785
  • Balerno
  • Closing 23rd June 2019

Harmeny Education Trust is a sector leading children’s charity providing therapeutic care and education for children with complex additional support needs for the past 60 years. We work with children of primary up to early secondary stage, both on a day and all-year-round residential basis. Harmeny is situated in a beautiful thirty-five-acre woodland estate, which includes residential and education accommodation, community garden, orchard, wildlife habitats, children’s play areas and a mountain bike track. Harmeny is located in Balerno on the outskirts of Edinburgh, at the foot of the Pentland Hills and is easily accessible by bus and there is on-site parking.

We are currently looking for an Assessment & Planning Worker to join our Care Team on a permanent, full-time basis. Reporting to the Service Manager (Assessment & Planning), the main purpose of the Assessment & Planning Workers is to lead on the consistent assessment and planning work for all children within the Cottages, and to maintain and build on the excellent standard recognised through care inspections. The post holder will support the Service Manager to raise awareness, understanding and upskill the Residential Care Teams in the assessment and planning process.

The ideal candidate should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to gather and summarise complex information and write in a well-structured, transparent way.

The scope and responsibilities associated with this role are provided in the job description / person specification.

An excellent benefits package is offered including the following:

  • Salary: Pt 29 to Pt 32 (£28,137 – £30,785 per annum)
  • Holidays: 35 days
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Family Friendly Policies and other benefits

Successful candidates, together with colleagues in Care, Education and Support Services, will have the opportunity to positively contribute to the lives of some of the nation’s most vulnerable children, ensuring Harmeny continues to offer an excellent service.

We are highly committed to the professional development of all our staff and the post holder will access comprehensive training and development opportunities as well as other employee benefits.

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please contact Lynsey Moncrieff or Lynne Reid, Service Manager (Assessment & Planning), on 0131 449 3938.

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Night Awake Supervisor

  • Part time
  • £23,088 pro-rata
  • Balerno
  • Closing 23rd June 2019

Harmeny Education Trust is a sector leading children’s charity providing therapeutic care and education for children with complex additional support needs for the past 60 years. We work with children of primary up to early secondary stage, both on a day and all-year-round residential basis. Harmeny is situated in a beautiful thirty-five-acre woodland estate, which includes residential and education accommodation, community garden, orchard, wildlife habitats, children’s play areas and a mountain bike track. Harmeny is located in Balerno on the outskirts of Edinburgh, at the foot of the Pentland Hills and is easily accessible by bus and there is on-site parking.

We are currently looking for a Night Awake Supervisor (0.75 FTE) to join the Night Awake Team, part of our Care Department, on a fixed-term basis for approximately 1 year. The post holder will be responsible for all childcare needs through the night as well as supervision, guidance and organisation of the Night Awake Team.

The post holder will work an average of 30 hours per week worked at night on a rota basis (there may be occasional hours worked during the day to attend meetings).

Applicants need to be registered, or will need to register upon offer of employment, with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

The scope and responsibilities associated with this role are provided in the job description / person specification.

A benefits package is offered including the following:

  • Salary: Pt 32 (pro-rated for 1560 hours: £23,088.75 per annum)
  • Holidays: 35 days (pro rata entitlement: 210 hours)
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Family Friendly Policies and other benefits

Night Awake Supervisor, together with colleagues in Care, Education and Support Services, will have the opportunity to contribute positively to the lives of some of the nation’s most vulnerable children, ensuring Harmeny continues to offer an excellent service.

We are highly committed to the professional development of all our staff and the post holders will access comprehensive training and development opportunities.

If you would like to find out more about this rewarding opportunity, please contact Lynsey Moncrieff or Lynne Reid, Service Manager (Assessment & Planning), on 0131 449 3938.

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