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Residential Care Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,235 – £30,944
  • Bishopton
  • Closing 26th November 2021


  • Advertised from 11th November 2021
  • Sessional rate: £12.94 per hour. Contract type: full time, job share & sessional. Day or night shift. Permanent & temporary Work pattern: based on 3-week rota in line with contract type. Hours of work: Various hours available up to full time 37.5 hours per week.

Role

Are you passionate about helping vulnerable young people thrive and flourish?

Do you have the skills to engage with young people and support them to reach their maximum potential?

GSC supports vulnerable children, young people and young adults. The GSC campus just outside Bishopton offers young people a safe, nurturing and caring environment set in fabulous grounds with a garden wildlife trail and outdoor sports facility. On-campus there are three secure care houses, a close support house & a semi-independent living cottage.

The Residential Care Worker is a key position promoting and upholding the vision and values of the GSC as a place of care, safety and learning.

“Staff try to support you as much as possible to help you maintain a positive image for the future” Young Person

This is an exciting time to join Team GSC as the charity seeks to build on its strong reputation for relational based practice and helping young people to build hope, skills and plans for their future. At GSC we are on a journey with new and ambitious strategic goals for the growth and development of our young people and our services.

We are seeking to appoint caring, child-centred, hard-working and resilient individuals with a motivation to be a positive role model and make a difference in the lives of vulnerable young people. If you have experience working in Residential Child Care or if you are looking for a new and exciting role in the third sector and would welcome the opportunity to help young people achieve their potential, we would love to hear from you.

The successful candidates will ideally have experience of supporting vulnerable young people, are committed to Children’s Rights and have an SVQ Level 3/ HNC or equivalent in Child Care/Social Care or related area, or other relevant qualification at SCQF level 7.

Application notes

Please note, as per our company policy, we are strictly unable to accept CV’s.

To apply, please complete our standard application form and submit to applications@goodshepherdcentre.org.uk by the closing date.

For more information, please contact Louise Milliken, HR Manager on 01505-864500.

Closing Date for Applications: Noon on Friday 26th November 2021

Interview Dates: Wednesday 8th December 2021

All posts are exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all convictions whether spent or unspent must be declared. A satisfactory Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check and health screening will be undertaken prior to confirmation of employment.


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