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

  • Full time
  • £24,697 – £30,815
  • Balerno
  • Closing 22nd October 2021

Harmeny Education Trust is a sector-leading children’s charity providing therapeutic care and education for children with complex additional support needs. We currently work with children of primary up to early secondary stage, both on a day and all-year-round residential basis, with exciting plans to extend our service offering for an older age group.

Harmeny is situated in a beautiful 35-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; we are easily accessible by bus and there is ample parking.

We are currently looking for Residential Child Care Workers to join our Care Team on a full-time employed basis. Permanent and temporary positions are available. The post-holders will contribute to a culture and ethos in which we make the needs of the children paramount and provide them with security, safety, care and social development to enable them to reach their potential.

The successful candidates will work 39 hours per week, working five days from seven, according to a rota system. Evening and weekend work is required.

Applicants should be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) in line with the requirements for residential child care workers, or they will need to register within the first six months of employment. A driving licence allowing the use of our vehicles is essential.

This is an excellent opportunity for qualified or part-qualified Residential Child Care Workers to join an established and successful organisation. Successful candidates, together with colleagues in Care, Education and Support Services, will have the opportunity to contribute positively to the lives of some of Scotland’s most vulnerable children.

A fuller job description can be found on our website at harmeny.org.uk/jobs

An excellent benefits package is offered including the following:

  • A salary of £24,697 (part-qualified) or £27,916 to £30,815 (qualified), depending on qualifications and experience *(please note that these figures may increase when the inflationary increase for 2021 has been agreed)
  • 35 days’ holiday per year
  • Pension scheme
  • Policies and practices that promote a healthy work-life balance and wellbeing

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

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity, please contact Lynsey Moncrieff on 0131 449 3938.

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Residential Child Care Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £24,697 – £30,815
  • Balerno, Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th June 2021

Harmeny Education Trust is a sector-leading children’s charity providing therapeutic care and education for children with complex additional support needs. We currently work with children of primary up to early secondary stage, both on a day and all-year-round residential basis, with exciting plans to extend our service offering for an older age group.

Harmeny is situated in a beautiful 35-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; we are easily accessible by bus and there is ample parking.

We are currently looking for Residential Child Care Workers to join our Care Team to contribute to a culture and ethos in which we make the needs of the children paramount and provide them with security, safety, care and social development to enable them to reach their potential. Opportunities exist for various roles including full-time, part-time, and fixed-term (initially for approximately six months, with the possibility of extension).

The successful candidates should be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC), or they will need to register within the first six months of employment. A driving licence allowing the use of our vehicles is essential.

Full-time hours are 39 per week, working five days from seven, according to a rota system. Part-time hours are likely to be 19.5 per week, but we may consider other options. Evening and weekend work is required in either case.

This is an excellent opportunity for qualified or part-qualified Residential Child Care Workers to join an established and successful organisation. Successful candidates, together with colleagues in Care, Education and Support Services, will have the opportunity to contribute positively to the lives of some of Scotland’s most vulnerable children.

A fuller job description and person specification can be found using the link below.

An excellent benefits package is offered including the following:

  • A salary of £24,697 (part-qualified) or £27,916 to £30,815 (qualified), depending on qualifications and experience *(please note that these figures may increase when the inflationary increase for 2021 has been agreed)
  • 35 days’ holiday per year (pro-rata for part-time posts)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Family-friendly policies and other benefits

To find out more, please contact Stacey Lawrence on 0131 449 3938.

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Night Awake Workers

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Balerno
  • Closing 18th August 2021

Harmeny Education Trust is a sector-leading children’s charity providing therapeutic care and education for children with complex additional support needs. We currently work with children of primary up to early secondary stage, both on a day and all-year-round residential basis, with exciting plans to extend our service offering to an older age group.

Harmeny is situated in a beautiful 35-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; we are easily accessible by bus and there is ample parking.

We are seeking a Night Awake Worker to join our Care team on a part-time employed basis. Opportunities also exist for sessional / casual workers. This is an excellent opportunity for dedicated individuals to join a friendly organisation making a difference to the lives of vulnerable children in Scotland.

Night Awake Workers work alongside colleagues to ensure the safety and comfort of the children during the night hours. The post also involves undertaking general housekeeping duties as required. Night Awake Workers work on a rota basis throughout the year and the shift pattern for the employed post is four shifts on, 12 shifts off. Each shift starts at 10pm and finishes at 7.30am.

Harmeny is a values-led organisation and a good fit with our ethos is as important to us as having relevant experience.

A fuller job description and person specification can be found using the link below.

An excellent benefits package is offered (some applicable only to the employed post), including the following:

  • An hourly rate of £10.12 (*subject to any 2021 inflationary increase)
  • Seven weeks’ holiday per year, inclusive of public holidays (pro-rata)
  • Enhanced sick pay of up to 13 weeks (pro-rata) (after probation)
  • Pension scheme
  • Policies and practices that promote a healthy work-life balance and wellbeing
  • Access to perks such as massage therapy and fitness equipment

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

If you would like to find out more about this rewarding opportunity, please contact Lynsey Moncrieff, Service Manager, on 0131 449 3938.

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Residential Child Care Workers (Nights)

  • Part time
  • £27,916 – £30,815 pro-rata
  • Balnero
  • Closing 13th September 2021

Harmeny Education Trust is a sector-leading children’s charity providing therapeutic care and education for children with complex additional support needs. We currently work with children of primary up to early secondary stage, both on a day and all-year-round residential basis, with exciting plans to extend our service offering to an older age group.

Harmeny is situated in a beautiful 35-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; we are easily accessible by bus and there is ample parking.

We are seeking three Residential Child Care Workers (Nights) to join our Care team on a part-time employed basis. The post-holder will be responsible for all childcare needs through the night as well as the informal management and organisation of the Night Awake team.

The successful candidate will work an average of 1216 hours per year (roughly 121 nights per year) on a rota basis, on a three nights on / six nights off pattern, 10pm-8am. There will be opportunities to work additional night shifts to cover for colleagues (e.g. holidays) but this will not be compulsory.

Applicants must be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) in line with the SSSC requirements for residential childcare workers (RCCWs).

This is an excellent opportunity for experienced practitioners to join a friendly organisation making a difference to the lives of vulnerable children in Scotland. We are highly committed to the professional development of all our employees, and as well as a comprehensive induction the successful candidate will have access to regular training and development opportunities.

Harmeny is a values-led organisation and a good fit with our ethos is as important to us as having relevant experience.

A fuller job description and person specification can be found using the link below.

An excellent benefits package is offered, including the following:

  • A competitive salary of £19,415 to £21,431, inclusive of an allowance for working nights, based on a full-time equivalent salary of £27,916 to £30,815 (subject to any 2021 inflationary increase)
  • 16 nights’ holiday per year (approx.), inclusive of public holidays (pro-rata from a full-time equivalent entitlement of 35 days)
  • Enhanced sick pay of up to 13 weeks (pro-rata) (after probation)
  • Pension scheme
  • Policies and practices that promote a healthy work-life balance and wellbeing
  • Access to perks such as massage therapy and fitness equipment

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

If you would like to find out more about this rewarding opportunity, please contact Lynsey Moncrieff, Service Manager, on 0131 449 3938.

*The above is calculated using a part-time salary of £16,750 to £18,489 (based on a full-time equivalent salary of £27,916 to £30,815), with an allowance for working nights of £2,665 to £2,942.

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