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Young People’s Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,164 pro-rata
  • Options Fife - Lochwood Park
  • Closing 16th February 2023

  • Advertised from 31st January 2023
  • £25,164 per annum pro rata (inclusive of a 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?

About Options Fife Lochwood Park

Aberlour Options Fife - Lochwood Park service, based in Kingseat, is a forever home for one young man who has complex needs. Our service is a safe space for not only our young man but for his family to spend meaningful time. Although there can be challenging behaviour, it is the small steps of progress that this young person makes daily that makes our work meaningful. We are looking for someone to join our small team, who is a patient and understanding person.

These are key skills for this role.

What we are looking for....

We are looking for a Young People’s Worker who will work 22.5 hours per week. You will work these hours as part of a residential rota, this will include days, nights, evenings, weekends and public holidays. There is also the requirement to undertake occasional sleep overs.

As a Young People’s Worker you will play a fundamental role in ensuring that our young person will have the best possible experience in working towards their objectives in line with their care plan, supporting them to progress within their individual outcomes. Whilst not without its challenges and demands, this is a highly rewarding role, where the work we do has a demonstrable impact on our young person's progress.

Using a person-centred approach, you will provide enabling support ensuring the highest level of physical, personal, and emotional care for our young person.

We are looking for candidates who have a passion with working with young people with disabilities. It is desired but not essential that candidates hold a relevant qualification at an SCQF level 7 or above. Due to SSSC requirements you will be required to gain qualifications after starting with Aberlour.

At Aberlour we want to make sure every child and young person has the love, support, and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team.

What we offer...

As well as a supportive team and excellent training opportunities, we want all our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, an excellent employer pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts across various retailers.

If you have any queries please e-mail:

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.

Application notes

Please go to our website where you can apply online.

Applications are welcome from diverse ethnic minority and cultural communities, and under-represented faith and religious groups.

Applications to be returned by: midnight on Thursday 16 February 2023