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Residential Worker, Sycamore Inverness – Orinsay

  • Full time or Part time
  • £28,583 – £31,896
  • On site: Inverness – Orinsay
  • Closing 13th June 2024

  • Advertised from 30th May 2024
  • Salary inclusive of 9% unsocial hours allowance. 1 x 37.5 hours per week – Permanent. 1 x 28 hours per week – Permanent.


Do you want to join an organisation that has been named recently as a Top 100 company to work with by The Sunday Times?

Are you currently working in social care or interested in considering a social care career? If you are and you would like to have an informal chat before applying then please call our House Manager, Tracey Chalmers on 07854958138.

We do not offer sponsorship for work visa’s; therefore you need to have the right to work in the UK to apply for any of our posts.

About Sycamore Inverness

At Aberlour, we believe that every child deserves the chance to flourish regardless of their background and the circumstances that have brought them to live with Aberlour. The children we support are presently not able to live safely with their own families and many of them have suffered from trauma and loss in their young lives.

Our residential service in Inverness is one of two houses that Aberlour has in the Highlands. Our experienced teams of staff seek to create a comfortable home for the young people where they can grow and flourish, participating in educational and community activities to achieve their goals.

What we are looking for....

We are looking to recruit 1 x Residential Worker (37.5 hours pw) & 1 x Residential Worker (28 hours pw) to join our team in Inverness. You will work 37.5 hours or 28 hours per week working in a residential house which is home for up to five young people. Please indicate which role you are applying for.

As a Residential Worker, you will play a fundamental role in ensuring that our young people are working towards their goals through supporting them with different daily activities. These activities can include educational ones such as school and college as well hobbies and interests which include a wide range of outdoor sporting activities and attending fun groups. Not without its challenges and demands, this is a highly rewarding role.

This service operates a residential rota and, as part of this, you will be expected to work evenings, weekends, nights and public holidays. Shifts are set on a monthly basis, however may on occasion be altered to suit the needs of the service. Find out more information on what we are looking for in candidates here.

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. To have a look at our values to understand more about what we are looking for from our employees click here.

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. Find out more about our Employee Benefits and our commitment to Equality and Diversity click here.

Application notes

Please go to our website where you can apply online.

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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.

Closing Date: Noon, Thursday 13th June 2024

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