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Residential Care Worker - Children's Services

  • Full time
  • £28,024
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th August 2022

  • Advertised from 10th August 2022
  • 37 hours per week.


The vacancy

We are looking for kind, caring, creative, forward thinking and dedicated people to join our team at the Royal Blind School. Our school care service provides support to children and young people aged 8-18 with a vision impairment and other disabilities. The role will involve shift working over the 24 hour period including waking nightshifts and weekend working

We take pride in promoting good relationships with our children and their families to empower and encourage a sense of achievement.

If you want to make a difference to the lives of people living with sight loss and you have an HNC in Social Care plus all eight SVQ 3 units (Caring for Children and Young People) or an equivalent qualification for registration with the SSSC or other professional body please apply now, we would love to hear from you.

The role is advertised as full time however we will consider part time and flexible working patterns.

If you would like more information on the role or our residential service, please contact

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About us

We're one of Scotland's oldest charities - for more than two centuries, we've been supporting and empowering people with sight loss to live fulfilling lives. We're proud of all we've achieved in the past - but we have our sights set firmly on the future.

We're determined that no-one should face sight loss alone. We're committed to improving, diversifying and growing our services to make sure we can reach many more people with sight loss - when and where they need us.

Application notes

To find out more and apply please visit our website