The post of Senior Practitioner will contribute to the effective operational management of our residential care services. Through assisting the management team, the role will contribute to the provision of safe, secure and nurturing environments for our young people. An important aspect of the role includes mentoring and coaching staff members and building the capacity of the staff team to deliver high quality services. Demonstrating a strong commitment to DDP practice, the Senior Practitioner will act as an effective role model using the principles of Playfulness, Acceptance, Curiosity, Empathy (PACE) in their engagement with young people, colleague and others.
The successful applicant will possess sound experience and understanding of residential care and education, and have the ability to apply theory to practice, including attachment and trauma as well as DDP. You will be qualified in childcare; social work; community learning and development or another relevant discipline.
Full job descriptions, person specifications and application forms are available via our website: moorehouse.org.uk. Closing date for applications Thursday 24 January 2018.
Open afternoon for interview candidates will take place on Wednesday 30 January 2018.
Interviews will take place on Monday 4 February and Thursday 7 February.
Open afternoon and interviews will be held at our offices in Livingston