Control Room Support

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Salary: Up to £25,075 per annum dependant on qualifications and experience
Type of work: Permanent, full-time
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: 3rd Feb 2023

Interview date: Week commencing 20th February 2023

Location: Greenock Road, Bishopton PA7 5PW

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours

Pattern of Work: Rotational 6 weekly shift pattern including early, late, nightshift and weekend shifts

“I found staff to be ‘Excellent’ nothing but extremely good experiences of the staff and it’s the same for my Young Person.” – Social Worker

“Our purpose is to provide a positive, life-changing experience for young people through individual care, education and skills development focused on promoting young people’s mental and emotional wellbeing and longer-term positive outcomes.”

The Good Shepherd Centre (GSC) campus just outside Bishopton offers young people a safe, nurturing and caring environment set in fabulous grounds with a garden wildlife trail and outdoor sports facility. On-campus there are three secure care houses, a close support house & a semi-independent living cottage. Young people who live with us continue their education in our school, on campus, or attend further education out with the campus.

This is an exciting time to join Team GSC as we seek to build on our strong reputation for relational practice and through delivering ambitious strategic goals to #Keep The Promise.

GSC offers employees a great benefits package and you will be joining an enthusiastic and dedicated team.

Young people referred to our houses have experienced significant difficulties in their lives, and many will have faced traumatic and harmful situations and may be experiencing psychological distress; mental health problems; and problems coping with managing feelings and day to day life. We offer a place of safety and nurture where we support young people and their families, alongside the professionals involved in their lives, to make sense of these experiences and to build hope, coping skills and goals for the future.

The Control Room Support will play an important part in ensuring the health and safety of everyone on campus. They are responsible for safety and security in and around the Centre. The role will involve the use of computerised Security, Maintenance and Fire Risk Management Systems.

The successful candidate will preferably have experience of security/fire safety systems although not essential and we are looking for someone with excellent communication and interpersonal skills; and who is adaptable, reliable and hard working.

If you are looking for a new and exciting role in the third sector, then working as part of our dedicated and experienced Control Room team may be a good move for you.

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity, please contact either John Crockett, Operations Manager, or the HR Department on 01505-864500.

Please note, as per our company policy, we are strictly unable to accept CV’s.

To apply, please complete our application form available to download below and submit to [email protected] by the closing date. Alternatively, you can request an application pack by email at [email protected] or by telephone on 01505 864500.

While we appreciate the time and effort put into applying for a post with us, we regret that due to the high volume of applications anticipated during this recruitment campaign we will be unable to respond to unsuccessful applications. If you are selected for an interview, we will contact you within fourteen days of the closing date.

Pre-Employment Medical Questionnaires will be undertaken prior to confirmation of employment. All convictions whether spent or unspent must be declared. These posts are regulated work with children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

Please download the Candidate Pack here

Download the application form here

Download the Equal Opportunities form here

Please send the completed application and equal opportunity forms to [email protected]

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