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.

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Night Awake Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Balerno, Midlothian
  • Closing 24th November 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.

Opportunities exist for 2 Night Awake Workers to join our dedicated Night Awake Team on a permanent, part-time basis (‘4 shifts on, 12 shifts off’).

As a Night Awake Worker, you will work alongside the Residential Child Care Staff 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 from 10.15 pm until 7.45 am on a rota basis throughout the year. The 2 rota patterns are: ‘6 shifts on, 10 off’ or ‘4 shifts on, 12 off’.

Night Awake 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.

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This vacancy has now closed

Cook / Housekeeper

  • Full time or Part time
  • £17,018
  • Balerno
  • Closing 21st October 2019

Harmeny Education Trust Limited 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.

We are currently looking for a Cook / Housekeeper (Homemaker) to join our talented Catering and Domestic Team to prepare both lunches and evening meals as well as undertake some general domestic duties.

Homemakers are required to have an ability to produce consistently excellent and nutritional meals for our children. You will understand the central role that outstanding food preparation has on creating a homely environment within the residential cottage. You will be required to undertake some domestic duties and ensure a high standard of cleanliness. This is a permanent, part-time post (32.5 hours per week).

A qualification in cooking is highly desirable, however training may be provided for the right candidate.

A benefits package is offered including the following:

  • Salary: £17018.30 per annum ( £10.07 per hour )
  • Holidays: 35 days
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Family Friendly Policies and other benefits

Successful candidate, 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 holder will access comprehensive training and development opportunities.

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