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Residential Childcare Worker at Outcomes First Group

Residential Childcare Worker

Outcomes First Group Falkland, Fife Full Time

About the Role


During term time, you will work every second weekend, Friday to Sunday 21:30 – 08:30 (wakened night shift). The alternate week, you will work Wednesday to Friday 07:30 – 22:00. During the school holidays, of which there are 13 weeks, you will share nights shift duties with another member of staff, 4 shifts one week and then 3 the next (Monday to Sunday 21:30 – 08:30).

Day shift responsibilities will include working with the children within their day to day lives, doing activities with them and providing any emotional support they may require. A key responsibility is to safeguard all who are in our care and ensure they are safe and healthy. The successful candidate will also provide behavioural support within the classroom. Depending on experience this may also include learning support.

Night shift responsibilities will include undertaking regular checks on pupils and keep night logs and registers updated. Light cleaning duties will be required.

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for someone who is friendly, compassionate, resilient, active and calm under pressure and who has the desire to learn and work with children and young people with complex needs.

Essential Criteria:

  • Ability to remain awake all night to ensure the safety and protection of pupils overnight
  • Driver of manual vehicles
  • Willing to work towards necessary qualifications in accordance with the minimum requirement for registration as determined the Scottish Social Services Council.
  • Why work for us?

  • Social activities
  • "Your Wellbeing Matters"
  • Employee Rewards Hub
  • Free School meals on site
  • No two days are ever the same
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path

    Recommended Skills

    • Friendliness
    • Receptive
    • Social Work
    • Stress Management
    • Learning Support
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