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Support Worker

  • Location: Dundee (Hybrid working arrangements in place)
  • Salary: £19,920-£21,360 for 28 hours per week (placing dependent on experience)
  • Closing Date: 21/08/2022

The Role

We are looking to recruit a Support Worker to join our Family Based Care Team on 28 hours per week.

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 CV only. 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 and undertake and oversee direct work with the young people, 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 LAC 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 and 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 also be able to work evening and weekends as required.

You must have a HNC Social Care (or equivalent) or SVQ3 Health and Social Care (or equivalent)

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.

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

Job Description & Person Specification – Support Worker

Contact Sara Lovelock on 01382 561279 or email slovelock@carolina.org.uk for an informal discussion about this post.

CLOSING DATE: 21st August 2022