Everyone deserves an incredible future!
Join the Outcomes First Group family, build your incredible future and be one of the main reasons our vulnerable Children have a chance to create theirs.
Whether you have previous care experience or are looking to start a new career and have a background in hospitality, the armed forces, outdoor education or other sectors, we have opportunities for everyone.
“I never had job satisfaction until I worked here.” – Current employee
Salary: £9.00 to £10.33 per hour
Hours: Monday - Sunday - 5 of 7 days (8.00am-3.30pm or 3pm -10.30pm)
Location: Closeburn, Dumfriesshire
As a Children’s Support Worker within our residential home, Closeburn House, you will work directly with vulnerable children with Social, Emotional, Mental Health (SEMH) challenges and complex needs. Daily tasks involve providing them with the care, support and opportunities they need to be happy, healthy and to make their way in the world. You will work with our multi-disciplinary team to contribute to individual Quality of Life Plans and provide a balanced programme of personal development focusing on social skills, independence and community involvement enabling the young people to achieve their full potential. You will also be responsible for chaperoning the children to appointments and activities such as shopping or trips to the zoo, completing relevant paperwork, undertaking household tasks and where appropriate administering medication.
Closeburn House is located in beautiful rural location in Dumfriesshire, South West Scotland yet close to principle towns and villages that offer a wealth of interest and beauty - all of which are utilised through 24 hour learning opportunities where appropriate.
Closeburn House School is pleased to announce that it has received an Accredited Award from the Autism Accreditation Awards Committee.
In return, we will offer you all you need to provide excellent care and to have a rewarding and satisfying career. We are committed to listening and learning from everyone, to ensure we enable people to enjoy genuinely fulfilling lives. This is why we empower and trust our Registered Managers to make decisions on referrals. We empower our Adults to make decisions around their homes, including designing their own bedroom and we provide colleagues with every opportunity to succeed in their careers, through continuous training, support and a dedicated, multi-disciplinary team who work collaboratively to achieve the best possible outcomes for our young people. This is why we were awarded 2020 and 2021 UK’s Best Workplaces™’ by Great Place to Work®.
If you are interested in joining a forward thinking company who puts the needs of our Children at the heart of everything we do, please enquire today.
· Your wellbeing matters hub
· Clear progression pathways – If your goal is to progress, let us know and we can put in place a career pathway for you to reach your goal
· In house Learning and Talent team to help support your career goals
· Continuous Professional Development platform to use from anywhere
· Discounted Gym membership
· Access to 1000's of Shopping discounts
· Dedicated multi-disciplinary staff teams to learn from and support you.
· Local incentives
· Earn £1000 as an employee by referring a friend
We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.