Seamab
Seamab

Charity registered in Scotland SC011002

Seamab is a children’s charity based in Perth and Kinross and provides care and education to children from across Scotland. We are working to achieve our vision for children and implement our unique philosophy of learning and caring.


Current vacancies

Childcare Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £21,063 – £28,197
  • Based near Rumbling Bridge in Kinross-shire,
  • Closing 7th May 2021

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children in care? Seamab is a unique charity, committed to transforming the lives of children. We help some of the most vulnerable children in Scotland. Our work gives children back their childhood, making sure they feel safe loved and happy.

We are looking for candidates with a range of skills, who are passionate about working with children and who will contribute to:

  • Providing an environment where the children can develop their social skills and be encouraged to develop their full potential.
  • Enabling and encouraging the children to try, and not to be afraid of failure.
  • Create a fun, loving and safe environment

Essential requirements for the role:

  • All candidates should have 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role and should be qualified to HNC/SVQ3 Level in Social Care.
  • A good understanding of attachment and trauma in children.
  • All candidates will be required to hold/apply for SSSC Registration.

Benefits of working for Seamab:

  • Generous pension scheme
  • Up to 39 days holiday
  • Paid sick leave
  • Staff shopping discounts
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Your actual hours are based on a 37.5hr working week although you will work a variable shift pattern including early shifts, day shifts, back shifts, and sleepovers.
  • Salary up to £28,197 DOE, plus additional sleepovers

Seamab operates a safe recruitment process and all appointments will be subject to reference and PVG checks.

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Top job! Psychologist

  • Part time
  • Circa £49,000 – £55,000 pro-rata
  • Located near Kinross, Perthshire
  • Closing 23rd March 2021

Seamab is a registered charity, providing education and care for some of Scotland’s most vulnerable children. Our work helps children heal, grow and learn.

The psychologist is a newly funded post for a minimum of 3 years. The psychologist is a senior role in the charity and will undertake detailed psychological assessments, co-ordinate and deliver therapeutic intervention. The psychologist will provide advice and guidance to the care and education teams, ensuring care and education therapy plans are appropriate to the needs of individual children and achieving positive outcomes. They will work closely with the care and education teams, supporting their work with children and will be involved in evaluating the work of the therapy service and providing impact reports to relevant stakeholders.

The psychologist will report directly to the Chief Executive and will contribute to operational and senior management meetings. They will work closely with the lead managers for education, care, fundraising and human resources, informing and supporting their work.

The psychologist is expected to have a recognised doctoral qualification in Educational psychology or Clinical psychology and will be required to register with the relevant professional bodies. The post will be supervised by an external consultant psychologist with experience working across residential settings. Knowledge and experience of working with children who have experienced trauma is essential.

The successful candidate must be caring and compassionate with a flexible approach and an unswerving commitment to making a difference to vulnerable children.

In order to work with our children, you must be willing to be checked through the Disclosure Scotland PVG scheme. The cost will be covered by Seamab.

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Sessional Childcare Practitioners

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Based near Rumbling Bridge in Kinross-shire,
  • Closing 19th April 2021

Seamab is a unique charity, committed to transforming the lives of children. We help some of the most vulnerable children in Scotland. Our work gives children back their childhood, making sure they feel safe loved and happy. Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children in care? Are you looking for a role that is flexible and works round your other commitments?

We are looking for sessional Childcare Practitioners who will contribute to:

• Providing an environment where the children can develop their social skills and be encouraged to develop their full potential.

• Enabling and encouraging the children to try, and not to be afraid of failure.

• Create a fun, loving and safe environment.

Essential requirements for the role:

• Candidates should have 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role and should be qualified to HNC/SVQ3 Level in Social Care. They will also be required to hold/apply for SSSC Registration.

• Candidates must have a current, clean driving licence, which is essential due to the location.

Benefits of working for Seamab:

• Generous pension scheme

• Up to 39 days holiday

• Paid sick leave

• Staff shopping discounts

• Employee assistance programme

• Your actual hours are based on a 37.5hr working week although you will work a variable shift pattern including early shifts, day shifts, back shifts, and sleepovers.

• Salary up to £27,644 DOE, (£10.59-£14.18 per hour), plus additional sleepovers

Seamab operates a safe recruitment process and all appointments will be subject to reference and PVG checks.

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