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Senior Support Worker

  • Location: Dundee (Hybrid working arrangements are in place)
  • Salary: £27,300 to £28,500 (depending on experience)
  • Closing Date: 10/07/2022

The Role

We are looking to recruit a Senior Support Worker to join our Family-based Care Team.

We currently operate a hybrid model of working which offers a mix of home and office-based working and flexible working is also available.

As an employer who follows Safer Recruitment processes, we require an application form to be completed and cannot accept only a CV. CVs will not be responded to.

The Responsibilities

You will provide a tailored and individualised support package to our young people whilst maintaining records and embedding best practice. You will undertake and oversee direct work with the young people who live with our carers, in accordance with the Child’s Plan. You will also present views of the young person in formal settings, such as Case Conferences, Hearings and Looked After Child reviews to inform decisions.

You will devise and deliver learning and participation events for the CHT Community, encouraging young people to participate in activities through therapeutic interventions such as life story work, outdoor learning and life skills. You will have knowledge of the required outcomes for The Promise.

You must be committed to continuous learning and development and be willing to engage in our culture of Growth Mindset.

You must have a degree in Community Learning and Development or Community Education and experience of guiding and supporting staff.

You must also be able to work evenings and weekends as required.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

Carolina House Trust does not accept applications from recruitment agencies.

It is Carolina House Trust recruitment policy to reply to applications via email, therefore when applying, can you please provide your email address.

Carolina House Trust aims to ensure that every applicant to, or employee of, is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely on the basis of personal merit and qualifications, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Carolina House Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

How To Apply

As an employer who follows Safer Recruitment processes, we require an application form to be completed and cannot accept CV only.

Application Form

Senior Support Worker – Job Description & Person Specification

Contact Human Resources on 01382 561279 or email recruitment@carolina.org.uk for an informal discussion about this post.

CLOSING DATE: 10/07/2022