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St Mary's Road, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, G64 2EH
£33,843 - £38,434 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

St Mary’s Kenmure is a charitable child care organisation that offers a safe environment for the care and education of vulnerable young people.

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.

The Team Mentor Senior Practitioner) is an exciting, newly developed position in St Mary’s Kenmure. We are looking for aspirational and innovative leaders to join our team. We are seeking to appoint caring, child-centred, hardworking and resilient individuals with a motivation to be a positive role model and make a difference in the lives of vulnerable young people. If you are passionate about supporting the development of others, then this could be the role for you.

You will work a fixed rota requiring 1 day on, 2 days off, with a training day every 6 weeks. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, you will have achieved an HNC/SVQ3 in Social Care/Psychology degree or equivalent and demonstrate an ability to undertake further qualifications up to SVQ level 4. Salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience. You must also be registered with or eligible to be registered with the SSSC.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced worker to progress into a leadership role and broaden their experience and skills base. You must have a range of both professional and personal qualities. You must be self-motivated, work well in a team, and demonstrate effective leadership and communication skills, with an ability to work independently. Being open minded and having the ability to listen and be empathetic is crucial to this role. We are looking for someone who has the strength to cope with challenging situations and to help others learn and develop from these. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate how their professional values align to those held strongly by St Mary’s Kenmure.

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

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 Mary’s Road, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, G64 2EH.

Please note closing date for applications is 30 June 2024.