Permanent flexible opportunity!
Your new company
A dynamic organisation offering a range of services to support the individual needs of children and young people as they move through their life journeys. Our approach is firmly based on building positive, nurturing relationships using the principles of Playfulness, Acceptance, Curiosity and Empathy (PACE) and Dyadic Developmental Practice (DDP). We are looking for a Practitioner based in our residential services in Dunkeld, from a range of backgrounds including residential care; health; community learning and development; social work; early learning and other related professions. We are interested in people who can bring a range of skills, experience and qualities that will impact on improving outcomes for our children and young people and contribute to our teams being able to provide high quality residential services to our young people. Our Practitioners work a variety of shifts that may include days, evenings, weekends and sleepovers.
Your new role
To work as part of a multidisciplinary team offering a comprehensive service to young people and their families / carers. To ensure the physical, emotional, social, intellectual, spiritual and developmental needs of young people are met. To support young people within a therapeutic environment to recognise their past, enjoy the present and prepare for the future.
What you’ll need to succeed
Qualifications The postholder will be required to maintain an appropriate professional registration with the Scottish Social Services Council which for the post of Practitioner is set at SCQF level 7 (for example, SVQ3 Care plus an HNC).
Experience The postholder will have significant experience of working with young people in a community or residential setting. Knowledge and Skills The postholder must be able to demonstrate an understanding and application of knowledge connected to working with children and young people. Examples of knowledge areas include: * Child Protection; * Anti-discriminatory practice; * Effects of trauma displacement, deprivation and environment on young people; * Child care law and child protection / vulnerable groups; * Human and child development, attachment and resilience; * Children’s and vulnerable groups’ rights and responsibilities; * Social care theory for practice; * Social policy and its application to social services provision.
What you’ll get in return
Be part of a winning life changing organising with scope for development and progression.
What you need to do now
If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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