Residential Worker, Aberlour Sycamore Fort William

Aberlour Child Care Trust

  • Sector: Care
  • Location: Fort William
  • £13,746 to £14,808 per annum, 9% unsocial hours allowance
  • Hours: Part Time Permanent
  • Contact: Nicola Stevenson
  • Reference: REQ000649

We work using a Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy - a therapy designed to help children learn to trust and puts our young people at the centre of the relationship. We aim to build self-esteem and self-worth, giving our young people the belief they can achieve and be successful in their future.

“Staff have a warm and friendly approach with the young people and there are plenty of organised activities for the young people to take part inSocial Worker


We are looking for individuals who will be playful, warm, accepting, curious and empathetic in their

dealings with children, and to bring these qualities to help us achieve our vision, which is to:

  • Provide the best option in Scotland for children who require to live in residential care.
  • Provide the best life-long learning services in Scotland which support children to lead happy and successful lives.
  • Be the best place in Scotland for staff to work and to support staff to achieve their individual and collective potential. 

We are looking to recruit to a Permanent Residential Worker, 25 hours per week (required to cover up to 100% of contracted hours as night shift worker).

We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic, energetic and committed individuals who share our ambition that residential child care should be the first best option for children who need to be looked after away from home.  Successful candidates must be comfortable in a culture based on respect, integrity, innovation and the ability to challenge.  We support our workers to be as effective as they can be, so we require individuals who will be exceptional role models for the children and staff, helping them to manage the challenges that the work and living environment present.


Please go to our website where you can apply on-line. If you have any queries please e-mail: . 

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.

Applications to be returned by: noon on 6th July 2018


You will have experience of working with young people in a community or residential setting.  You are required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council. To register you must hold or be willing to work towards a relevant professional qualification at SCQF level 7 or above (eg SVQ3 Care plus an HNC).

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