Young People’s Worker (Nights)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,164
  • Moray
  • Closing 21st March 2023

  • Advertised from 1st March 2023
  • £25,164 per annum, pro rata (inclusive of a 9% unsocial hours allowance) equivalent to £22,312 for the hours of this post 33.25 hours per week Relief Staff - £11.839 per hour.


Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and young people with a disability and or Autism?

About Options Moray

Aberlour Options Moray is a community-based service for children/young people with learning disabilities offering residential, respite short breaks, family-based care and community support matched with the individual needs of every young person.

What we are looking for....

We have an opening for a Young People’s Worker working nightshift on a permanent basis. Usual hours would be 33.25 hours per week working 4 nights on 4 nights off rota. Shifts are from 10pm – 7.30am.

Individuals need to bring a range of qualities to the role including being playful, warm and accepting and must be able to adapt their practice to appropriately meet the varying individual needs of each young person. This role can be challenging but is also immensely rewarding and provides postholders with rich opportunities to develop their own practice and understanding of the needs of children and young people with disabilities.

Our relief workers play a crucial role in supporting our team. This work is offered on a casual, hourly paid basis to provide cover during staff absence and/or particularly busy periods. Availability should be specified on your CV.

You must be comfortable working in a culture based on respect, integrity, innovation and the ability to challenge – both yourself and other people. We support our staff to be as effective as they can be through dedicated training and supervision. In return our staff act as exceptional role models supporting the children and young people, as well as sharing knowledge and learning with colleagues.

Find out more information on what we are looking for in candidates here

Ideally, you will have a relevant professional qualification at SCQF level 7 or above, or be willing to work towards this requirement as per SSSC registration.

At Aberlour, we want to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team. Have a look at our values to understand more about what we are looking for from our employees.

What we offer...

As well as a supportive team and excellent training opportunities, we want all our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, an excellent employer pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts across various retailers.

If you have any queries please e-mail:

Aberlour is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our service users and uses a thorough and rigorous recruitment and selection process including PVG Scheme checks to ensure this commitment is not compromised.

Application notes

Please go to our website where you can apply online.

Applications to be returned by: Midnight Tuesday 21st March

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 11th/Wednesday 12th April.

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A Scottish Guarantee Co No: SC312912 Scottish Charity No. SC007991