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Relief Young People’s Worker - Borders

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • St Boswells
  • Closing 17th September 2021


  • Advertised from 3rd September 2021
  • £11.27 per hour

Role

At Aberlour Options Borders we provide a range of support both outreach and residential short breaks to for young people up to the age of 18 years, who have learning disabilities. We aim to provide families with a short break from their caring role, through the provision of high quality child-centred service which provides a positive experience for the young people we work with.

We have a strong reputation in supporting young people with high levels of complex needs, supporting them to grow, learn and maximise their potential. We feel every child has the right to flourish. Our Young People’s Workers play a fundamental role in ensuring that the young people they work with have the best possible experience in working towards their objectives in line with their care plan, supporting children to progress within their individual outcomes.

Whilst not without its challenges and demands, this is a highly rewarding role, where the work we do has a demonstrable impact on each young person's progress. Using a person centred approach you will provide enabling support ensuring the highest level of physical, personal, and emotional care to support children in their daily living and within the local community.

What we are looking for....

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 application form. Ideally, you will have experience of direct work with children and families and/or experience of working with children or adults with a learning disability and/or an autism spectrum condition.

What we offer...

You will receive a planned and supported induction consisting of a varied training programme; including CALM Training, Child Protection Training and support to complete an SVQ3. You will be working alongside a highly motivated and skilled team to provide a personalised service for our young people.

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 aberlour.org.uk/jobs where you can apply on-line. If you have any queries please e-mail: jobs@aberlour.org.uk.

Applications are welcome from diverse ethnic minority and cultural communities, and under-represented faith and religious groups.

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.

Applications to be returned by: noon on Friday 17th September 2021

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