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St Mary's Road, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, G64 2EH
£29,480 - £36,934 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

To provide care and support in a safe environment for vulnerable young people. You will demonstrate commitment towards positively influencing the lives of young people. You will work a fixed rota. St Mary’s Kenmure is a child care organisation that offers a safe and secure environment for the care and education of young people who are referred from the Courts and Children’s Hearings. Young people from all over Scotland and England come to St Mary’s.

Our secure facility cares for 24 young people, in four house units each housing 6 young people. Each young person is entitled to and will receive a high standard of care from a team of experienced and qualified staff who strive to meet their needs and ensure their health and safety. We also offer a wide range of academic and vocational subjects to allow our young people to learn and develop during their stay, along with a variety of recreational facilities including a seven aside football pitch, gymnasium, fitness suite and a swimming pool.

Dochas House is a modern non-secure, residential care facility on the St Mary’s Kenmure campus. It feels like a family home with private bedrooms and large airy and relaxed living spaces. Young people will have complex needs of a nature and intensity that they require ‘secure’ care. Dochas House will use a psychological framework for formulating young people’s developmental, psychological (attachment and trauma) mental health and risk needs.

St Mary’s is located in the North of Glasgow in Bishopbriggs. It is in commutable distance for Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stirling. Further information about St Mary’s can be found online at

For the role of Residential Child Care Worker we are looking for a dynamic, inspiring individual to join our team. You must have a range of both Professional and Personal qualities. You must be self-motivated, work well in a team, with an ability to work independently. Being open minded and having the ability to listen and be sympathetic is crucial to this role. We are looking for someone who has the strength to cope with challenging situations. You must also be registered with or eligible to be registered with the SSSC.

If you feel that this is the challenge you have been waiting for and you want to join a team of professional and caring people, please complete the attached application form and return it to or by mail to Christine Alexander, St Mary’s Kenmure, St Marys Road, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, G64 2EH.

This is an open advert, we will interview on an ongoing basis