Charity registered in Scotland SC013890
Dean and Cauvin Trust is one of Scotland’s oldest charities, and have worked to improve the lives and outcomes for young people and young parents from a care background since 1733.
We are currently looking to recruit a residential workers based at Cauvin House. Cauvin House is a small residential Mother and Baby unit run by the Trust. It provides residential accommodation for a maximum of three young women aged 16 to 21 years and their babies. Cauvin House offers a nurturing place to help support young parents and their babies and provides an environment which safeguards and promotes child welfare. Mums and their babies have the opportunity to develop parenting and independent living skills, with assistance and advice from residential staff. Cauvin House works collaboratively with Social Work and all other key professionals including health.
The successful candidate will be a creative thinker with a positive and flexible attitude and will actively promote equality, diversity, anti-discriminatory and non-judgemental practice. Good written and verbal communication is required.
The residential role involves a shift pattern over a six week rota, that requires weekend working, lone working and sleep ins.
“Have you got room in your home and heart to foster a teenager?” is the question posed by Room4U, Scotland’s newest fostering agency.
Room4U teenage fostering service provides high quality full time and short break foster placements for teenagers and young parents and babies accommodated by local authorities in South East Scotland.
We are looking for couples and single people willing and able to:
Foster carers come from a wide variety of backgrounds and walks of life. Foster carers can be young or more mature, have children or be childless, employed or unemployed, home owners or renters. Foster carers come from different ethnic backgrounds and have a variety of faiths or none. Room4U foster carers will be people who:
Room4U foster carers benefit from being part of a well-established organisation and will access support from our staff team as well as an extensive training programme. Foster carers will benefit from generous weekly fees and allowances.
Although Room4U is new, we are part of one of the oldest child care organisation in Scotland, the Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust, which has been in existence since 1733. Room4U brings a wealth of knowledge and experience of adolescents and young parents and babies to the fostering service.
Foster carers are self employed and will not be employees of the Trust.
We are currently looking to recruit a Night Awake Worker based at our 5- bed residential unit that provides accommodation to young people. The successful candidate will be a creative thinker with a positive and flexible attitude and will actively promote equality, diversity, anti-discriminatory and non-judgemental practice. They will always have a clear understanding of the nature and limits of the work role and a clear awareness of the power imbalance when working with Looked After and Accommodated Young People and work to protect them from harm and abuse.
The successful applicant will be required to register with the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC). HNC/SVQ level 3 or other relevant qualification recognised by SSSC for registration purposes.
Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust are a family of interconnected services. We provide residential group living, supported tenancies, community outreach, fostering and group work offering a continuum of care and support in the life space of young people.