Residential Child Care Worker

Avenue Scotland Limited
£17k - 22.5k per year + Negotiable DOE
13 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Residential Child Care Worker / Permanent / Full time / £17,500 - £22,500

Avenue Recruitment are elated to be working with one of our clients, who operate small therapeutic residential homes throughout Scotland for young people who need a variety of support. Our Client also educate young people who cannot sustain a mainstream educational placement. In this they employ a 24-hour approach to the curriculum, providing continual support and guidance for their young people.

Do you have an exciting new approach or ideas that you can bring to a residential care role?

Are you looking for an opportunity to be supported while you take your SVQ2?

Would you like to enjoy 30 days holiday allowance and various lifestyle benefits?

Do you have a Passion for working with young people?

If so then this could be the ideal opportunity you are looking for!

Applicants should be committed individuals with the ability to provide an inclusive, inspiring, living environment for our young people. The position will involve working with small groups of young people aged 8-18, experiencing a variety of complex needs/parenting experiences. Candidates must have the experience or transferable skills for this role as well as an understanding of working with complex needs. Ideally candidates would have experience of Residential Care and/or Social Work. Relevant qualifications are not essential to start, however there is a requirement set by the SSSC to gain the relevant qualification/s within 3 years of registering.

Ideally candidates will have a full UK driving licence, however not essential.

We can also accommodate Bank Shift workers to fit in with commitments.


We are looking to recruit a number of Residential Care workers for houses in East


Shifts available:


Monday to Sunday

Mornings - 07:30am - 15:30pm

Backshift - 14:00pm - 22:00pm

Twilight - 15:00pm - Midnight

Night Shifts

Monday - Thursday: 21:00pm - 08:00am

Friday, Saturday & Sunday: 20:00pm - 08:00am

What's in it for you:

30 Days Holiday (Including public holidays)

Pension Contribution

Lifestyle discounts on Holidays, Gym and electronics

PVG Check Paid

Training - TCI, Induction, Food Hygiene etc

Wage increases when qualifications are completed

Parking on site

If you do not necessarily have the experience for the role, however, have the passion for working with our young people and feel you have transferable skills and qualities to do so, we would like to hear from you.

Immediate start available apply today!

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