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57 Strathmore Avenue, Forfar, DD8 1ND
£31,407 - £34,262 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

In March 2021 the Strathmore service; consisting of the short breaks residential house and children with disabilities team, were awarded a budget to permanently increase the team capacity and expand the teams remit to offer continuous and more support to our vulnerable children, young people and their families. A number of jobs have been created to support the team capacity and expansion of service provision. This is an exciting opportunity to join the team as a Senior Social Care Officer.

Strathmore Centre is a short breaks residential facility which has a specialised and bespoke remit focusing on supporting children and young people with significant and complex disabilities. The main focus of these short breaks is to enable young people to enjoy new and exciting experiences in a homely setting with skilled and knowledgeable workers who are able to offer them the specialist care and support they need.

We are looking for people with resilience who have the right personal skills and experience to support the team leader with the management and leadership of the service.

We provide the necessary training to help you progress in a highly rewarding career. We work as a close multi-disciplinary team.

You will be supported by your managers and other professionals. You will receive regular reflective supervision to help you work effectively with children in your care.

You will work 37 hours per week on a rota which covers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our staff work on a planned rota basis, so you will always know when you are due to work.


You must have the ability to become a member of the PVG Scheme.

Please refer to job outline, person specification and information sheet for further details and requirements for this job.

For further information about our residential services, please watch our video offer a guaranteed job interview to the following people who meet the essential criteria on application for a job:

Those with disabilities, recognised caring responsibilities and care experienced young people. This also applies to our own employees with caring responsibilities, young people on apprenticeships and placements who meet the essential criteria for the job.

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