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Night Awake Supervisor

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

  • Advertised from 12th June 2019
  • Fixed-term (approx. 1 year). Part-time (0.75 FTE), 30 hours per week.


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.

Application notes

To apply, please complete the application form via our recruitment section at Please note CVs will not be accepted. Alternatively, you can request an application pack by email at or by telephone on 0131 449 3938.

Closing date: Sunday 23rd June 2019

Interview date: Friday 28th June 2019