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The Scottish Centre For Children with Motor Impairments, Craighalbert Centre, 1 Craighalbert Way, Cumbernauld, G68 0LS
£9.50 per hour
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Term Time Only
8 hours per week

This position has expired.

We are looking for 4 enthusiastic Lunchtime Support Assistants to join our multidisciplinary team. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a creative team that is remodelling integrated learning, care and therapy for children and young people affected by neurological conditions. The Centre is one of only seven Scottish Government funded Grant Aided Special Schools. The Centre includes an independent school for children and young people with additional support needs, nursery services and inreach/ outreach learning and therapeutic services that support families and practitioners throughout Scotland. The children and young people attending the school and nursery experience complex health and learning needs. Families supported through inreach/ outreach services are affected by a broad range of disabilities impacting on motor function and learning. Our aim is simple; to support children, young people and their families to attain and maintain the highest level of holistic wellbeing possible. Multidisciplinary teams around the child work collaboratively alongside parents maximising the benefit from Centre and community resources to give children and young people exceptional experiences to achieve ambitious outcomes. You will have an opportunity to work across the range of Centre services with children of all ages from pre-nursery through to 18 years. Our ethos is to get it right for every child helping children and young people gain the knowledge, skills and attributes needed for life in the 21st century.

Applicants must be able to be SSSC registered as a support worker in the daycare of children category and have one of (or agree to work towards) the following practice qualifications:

·        National Certificate Early Education and Childcare

·        Any practice qualification in the practitioner category

·        SVQ Social Services (Children and Young People) SCQF Level 6

If you do not currently hold the required qualifications, you can still register subject to the condition that you achieve the required qualifications within your first period of registration. Support can be provided to help you achieve the required qualifications.

Successful candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland (PVG) Check.

Successful candidates will be able to continue in or join the Strathclyde Pension Scheme

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit a CV by email to together with a supporting statement of no more than 600 words outlining how their knowledge, experience and attributes enable them to fulfil the responsibilities of this post.

Closing Date: Sunday 17th October 2021

Interviews will be held the week commencing 25th October 2021 which will involve a 30-minute panel interview.

For informal and confidential discussions, contact:

 Scottish Charity SC008428/Company limited by guarantee 129291

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