Current Vacancies

Thinking about a career change? If you are interested in working in an award winning organisation, and helping to make a difference to young people’s lives, we would be keen to hear from you.
Appointments to the Board of Governors

Rossie Secure Accommodation Services is a registered Scottish Charity and the trading arm of Rossie Young People’s Trust. We are one of the longest established providers of children’s services across the UK, with our origins dating back to 1857. Our services include care, education, health and specialist interventions for both boys and girls aged 10 – 17 years.

As an award winning and expanding organisation, we are seeking to make appointments to our voluntary Board of Governors. Ideally, we are looking to appoint individuals with an interest and aptitude in this area of work. Specifically, we are looking for experience in the areas of:
• Business development;
• Income generation and fundraising;
• Publicity and marketing;
• ICT;
• Mental health provision.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the following:
• Proven results in demanding situations either within paid or unpaid working environments;
• Ability to contribute effectively in group discussions involving a wide and diverse range of experiences and knowledge, including specialists and professionals;
• Previous proven experience in earning the respect of colleagues as well as being influential as a member of a team over a sustained period of time.

In applying for these positions, applicants should demonstrate their level and depth of management or specialist expertise as well as evidence experience which demonstrates knowledge and details other relevant information.

Rossie is committed to equality of opportunity and encourages a diverse range of applicants and operates a fair and transparent assessment process. All successful candidates will require to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) in respect of regulated work with children.

For application packs and informal enquiries, for this vacancy only, please contact Lynne Wallace, Secretary to the Board, on telephone number 01674 820204.
Sessional Receptionist: Fixed rate £10 per hour - Rossie is operational 24/7 and reception is staffed from 07.30 until 22.30.

You will have experience and understanding of reception duties, the capacity to provide administrative support for operational matters, a friendly manner and able to work on your own initiative. The successful postholder will be required to cover evening and weekend reception shifts with the addition of some 9am – 5pm weekday shifts. This post is required to provide absence cover as and when required. Closing date for applications is Friday 29 March at 5pm.
Residential Care Worker: Full Time (37 hours) £18,335 - £30,537 (SCP 16–34).

We provide care and support in a safe and stimulating environment for vulnerable young people. We are seeking individuals with personal resilience who are committed to working collaboratively with education, health and specialist intervention colleagues to achieve positive and agreed outcomes for young people and are committed to understanding, evidencing and supporting high professional standards including therapeutic and activity intervention skills. We offer a fixed rota requiring 6 shifts on, 3 shifts off, with sector themed training and development opportunities. Working as part of a Team around the Child you will have, or will be supported to achieve, an HNC/SVQ3 in Social Care, within set timeframes, demonstrating interpersonal, written and IT literacy skills. Salary point will be dependent on qualifications and experience.
Sessional Care Worker: Fixed rate £10.50 per hour.

These posts provide cover for absence and/or additional staffing requirements within the care department, with shifts predominantly, but not exclusively, being ‘late’ evening shifts (known as back shifts) or early or late shifts on Saturday and Sundays. You are free to accept or decline such offers of work. This is a good way of trying out whether work at Rossie is right for you.
Working at Rossie
Rossie provides Care, Education, Health, Psychology, Youth Justice and Welfare Interventions, to vulnerable young people. Working collaboratively with young people and families, we assess and intervene to improve wellbeing and outcomes. Award winning in relation to our work on trauma1 and with ‘outstanding success in intervening in many young people’s lives and having a positive impact’2. We have a ‘forward thinking and progressive approach to improvement through people’3, and provide comprehensive induction training, with part funding towards qualification and SSSC registration for care staff.
Range of employee benefits: As well as working in an award winning organisation, helping to make a difference to young people’s lives, additional benefits could include organisational sick pay; occupational pension scheme; Employee Assistance Programme (inclusive of payments towards counselling and physiotherapy sessions); cover cost of PVG and associated checks; comprehensive Induction programme; regular on-going Training and Development; free on line training (via MOODLE); access to Learning Partnership where employer contributes to registerable qualifications; 10% Corporate Membership Discount Scheme at all Angus Leisure Centre’s.
N.B. All successful candidates will require to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) in respect of regulated work with children, comply with the relevant SSSC (or GTC Scotland) Code of Conduct and attend a group Induction Training Programme.
For application packs and informal enquiries, please contact us on 01674 820204, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
1 Care Accolades, 2 Education Scotland, 3 Investors in people
Rossie Secure Accommodation