Residential Child Care Practitioners, Butterstone

Full-time / Permanent
Up to £26,728 (Excluding Sleepover Payment)
Variable Hours Available

Butterstone, Dunkeld

Application deadline: 06/06/2022


Moore House Group is a dynamic organisation offering a range of services to support the individual
needs of children and young people as they move through their life journeys. Our approach is
firmly based on building positive, nurturing relationships using the principles of Playfulness,
Acceptance, Curiosity and Empathy (PACE) and Dyadic Developmental Practice (DDP).
We are looking for positive, compassionate and caring Practitioners to join our residential teams at
our Culbrae service in Dunkeld, set in beautiful, idyllic grounds. We support children and young
people who may have autism, sensory impairments and learning disabilities. With a “can-do”
attitude, strongly motivated, caring, compassionate with a calm and nurturing demeanour, our
Practitioners support with daily living tasks, activities and hobbies, medication, and may include
elements of personal care for the young people.
The role of Practitioner can be very emotionally and physically challenging at times so it is
essential you are resilient and possess the emotional intelligence to handle challenging situations.
You need to be adaptable, have a positive mind-set with a desire to improve the lives of those you
care for using a consistent, person-centred approach. You should be empathetic to individual
needs and communication difficulties, and must be able to stay calm and responsive in potentially
stressful situations. Experience of working with children and young people who have complex
support needs, autism or complex learning needs would be desirable.
Our Practitioners work a variety of shifts that may include days, evenings, weekends and
sleepovers. Full-time, Part-time and Flexible working hours will be considered.

Salary Structure

Practitioner Grade 1 (unqualified): No qualifications£22,068.80
Practitioner Grade 2 (part-qualified): HNC or SVQ3£22,588.80
Practitioner Grade 3 (part-qualified): HND£23,108.80
Practitioner Grade 4 (part-qualified): Degree£23,628.80
Practitioner Grade 5 (qualified): HNC and SVQ3£24,668.80
Practitioner Grade 6 (qualified): HND and SVQ3£25,708.80
Practitioner Grade 7 (qualified): Degree and SVQ3£26,728.00
Salaries noted exclude sleepover payments.

Other benefits enjoyed by our Practitioners include:
● Annual salary benchmarking.
● Access to a well-developed comprehensive training programme, including Dyadic
Developmental Practice.
● Support to obtain relevant qualifications through Moore House Training Academy.
● Generous annual leave entitlement.
● Free confidential employee assistance programme.
● Refer a Friend Bonus Scheme.
● Access to our group pension scheme.

Full job description, person specification and application form are available via the links below…

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