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Residential Worker – 2 posts

  • Full time or Part time
  • £23,743
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th October 2020

  • Advertised from 17th September 2020
  • 1 x Full-time 37 hours per week 1 x 28 hours (over a six week rota).


We are currently looking to recruit two residential workers based at Cauvin House, one full time and one part time. Cauvin House is a small residential Mother and Baby unit run by the Trust. It provides residential accommodation for a maximum of three young women aged 16 to 21 years and their babies. Cauvin House offers a nurturing place to help support young parents and their babies and provides an environment which safeguards and promotes child welfare. Mums and their babies have the opportunity to develop parenting and independent living skills, with assistance and advice from residential staff. Cauvin House works collaboratively with Social Work and all other key professionals including health.

The successful candidate will be a creative thinker with a positive and flexible attitude and will actively promote equality, diversity, anti-discriminatory and non-judgemental practice. Good written and verbal communication is required.

The residential role (both part time & full time) involves a shift pattern over a six week rota, that requires weekend working, lone working and sleep ins.

Organisation profile:

Dean and Cauvin Young People’s Trust are a family of interconnected services. We provide residential group living, supported tenancies, community outreach and group work offering a continuum of care and support in the life space of young people.

Application notes

The successful applicant will be required to register with the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC). The minimum educational requirements for this post is SCQF Level 7.

To apply please visit our website to complete the online application or download the documents below.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact with Administrator on

Closing date: 7th October 2020

Interviews date: 15th October 2020