Practitioner - Children's Services - SIC07376

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Advertisement Details The aim of this service is to provide a nurturing and safe environment for children and young people, giving security, valuing each individual and supporting them to grow, both physically and emotionally, to ...

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The aim of this service is to provide a nurturing and safe environment for children and young people, giving security, valuing each individual and supporting them to grow, both physically and emotionally, to realise their potential. 

Residential care for children and young people is a unique, complex and challenging area of work, and requires a compassionate and competent staff team to meet the individual needs of children and young people who have experienced trauma in their lives.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

 

 

 

Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is H or I
  • This post is not career graded
  • Rate of pay shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £1.4202 per hour
  • Temporary part time posts, with up to 72 hours available, for 52.18 weeks per year
  • Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made
  • The successful candidate will have to complete registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 3 months of the agreed start date
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • You must have the ability to travel throughout Shetland at short notice and where public transport is limited
  • We are happy to talk flexible working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Short Breaks for Children

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Kelly Tait, Registered Manager, on 01595745240 or email Kelly.Tait4@shetland.gov.uk

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

If you’re a kind, compassionate person who’d like to make a difference to people’s lives, then social care could be the right career for you.

https://www.shetland.org/life/work/professions/social-care


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Information about Shetland

Shetland is an archipelago in the north of the British Isles where you'll find freedom, wildlife and wild beauty, but also a rich culture and dynamic, forward-looking society. The Islands have a thriving and diverse economy full of opportunities and offer residents the ideal work/life balance. Shetland combines stunning coastal landscapes and wide open spaces with friendly, bustling island communities. Factor in Shetland's impressive modern amenities, highly regarded schools and the Islands offer a work life balance rarely found elsewhere.

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Living and working in Shetland: here

The Shetland Islands Council: here

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