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Young People’s Worker - Options Fife

  • Part time
  • £23,965 pro-rata
  • Dunfermline - Lochwood
  • Closing 5th August 2021

  • Advertised from 20th July 2021
  • £23,965 per annum – pro rata (Inclusive of 9% unsocial hours allowance) 22.5 hours per week


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

“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”.

Experience and or knowledge of autism and learning disability would be beneficial.

We are looking to recruit a Young People’s Worker working 22.5 hours per week, you will work as part of a residential rota which will include evenings, weekends and public holidays. There is also the requirement to undertake occasional sleep overs.

Why should you apply for this post?

As a Young People’s Worker you will receive a planned and supported induction programme consisting of an extensive training programme; including CALM Training, Child Protection Training and Fire Safety Training. The post requires SSSC registration, but we support individuals to gain the necessary practice qualifications required.

As an Aberlour employee, you will receive:

· competitive hourly rates with an additional 9% for working unsociable hours (pay rates are being review for cost of living increases expected 1st April)

· excellent annual leave entitlement

· access to our group pension scheme

· access to the Aberlour Rewards retail discount scheme

If you would like an informal chat about this post, please contact Jacqui Kirk, Service Manager on 01592 744195.

Application notes

Please go to our website where you can apply on-line. If you have any queries please e-mail: Applications are welcome from minority 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 Thursday 5 August 2021.

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