Residential Child Care Workers Urgently required. If you have applied previously and were unsuccessful, we would like to hear from you again if you feel you have gained new skills or experience.

Closing Date
9th Feb

Assistant Manager (Residential) [Scotland]

Shifts: 40 hrs pw

Locations: East Ayrshire (Moscow)

Job Type: Permanent - Full Time

Salary Scale £30500 - £33000

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Manager for our new house - Fosterhill, based in East Ayrshire (Moscow) which is due to open around May.
This role will work closely with the Residential Manager and Service Manager, also supported by the Senior Practitioners, to initially build a strong staff team and nurturing environment based on our existing model, and thereafter ensure the effective and efficient running of the house and the staff team. You will also have an element of on call responsibility. 
The successful candidate should have a passion for making a difference to young people’s lives coupled with a minimum of 2 years experience as a Senior Practitioner or a minimum of 3/ 4 yrs experience in a supervisory role and experience in a related field as well as an SVQ 3 and/or SVQ 4/SQF 9 in Children and young people and HNC in Social Care/Academic equivalent.
Ideally you will also be working towards SVQ 4 or SQF Level 9 Children and Young People, and /or a practice qualification in the Management Category or equivalent that meets SSSC requirement with no more than 6 months to complete.