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Young People’s Worker (Options Fife - Lochwood Park)

  • Full time
  • £23,965
  • Fife
  • Closing 18th October 2021

  • Advertised from 4th October 2021
  • Inclusive of 9% unsocial hours allowance. 37.5 hours per week


Take advantage of our £500 new start bonus and apply today.

Are you passionate, committed, resilient and have a good sense of person-centred approaches and values?

About Options Fife Lochwood Park

Aberlour Options Fife - Lochwood Park service, based in Kingseat, is a forever home for one young man who has complex needs. Our service became a safe space for not only our young man but his family as well. Our small teams support our young man with his daily life. Although there can be challenging behaviour, it is the small steps of progress that this young person makes on a daily basis that makes our work meaningful. Being a patient and understanding person are important skills for this role.

I am a young adult who likes to spend time on my own within my own activities and I need support to be tailored to the challenges and complexities that will enable me to take the small meaningful steps in the progression of my daily living skills.

I recently moved into my forever home with a small, highly skilled team, who are working with me to manage the on-going transitions from home to home.

I am looking for a part-time staff member to join my small team, I need someone who is patient, calm and able to fill their time while I take the small steps that are imperative to keep me safe healthy and motivated.

This can be a challenging but rewarding role assisting and helping me on my lifelong journey building upon and reaching new personal goals”.

What we are looking for....

We are looking for a Young People’s Worker who will work 37.5 hours per week. You will work these hours as part of a residential rota, this will include days, nights, evenings, weekends and public holidays. There is also the requirement to undertake occasional sleep overs.

As a Young People’s Worker you will play a fundamental role in ensuring that our young person will with have the best possible experience in working towards their objectives in line with their care plan, supporting them 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 our young person's progress.

Using a person-centred approach, you will provide enabling support ensuring the highest level of physical, personal, and emotional care for our young person.

We are looking for candidates who have a passion with working with young people with disabilities. It is desired but not essential that candidates hold a relevant qualification at an SCQF level 7 or above. Due to SSSC requirements you will be required to gain qualifications after starting with Aberlour.

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. To have a look at our values to understand more about what we are looking for from our employees click here

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. Find out more about our Employee Benefits and our commitment to Equality and Diversityhere.

Application notes

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Please go to our website where you can apply online.

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: 18th October 2021

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