Centre Support Worker - Lendrick Muir

Centre Support Worker


SU Scotland

Full Job Description

Could this be for me?

Do you want to: 

-        Support a vibrant Christian ministry working with children and young people?

-        Grow as a Christian disciple through practical service?

-        Develop life skills and gain practical work experience?

-        Have a job where accommodation is provided?

-        Serve for a year at a Christian residential activity centre?

If so, the role of Centre Support Worker at Lendrick Muir could be for you!

What’s it all about?

This challenging and varied role is designed to underpin all aspects of centre life and ministry working across the full range of teams at Lendrick Muir but with a focus on House and Catering. Here are some examples of what you might find yourself doing during your time with us:

-        Assisting the Activities team with a Campfire evening or an Archery session

-        Helping in the Catering team to prepare food and serve it to our guests

-        Working in the House team to clean bedrooms or bathrooms

-        Getting outside with the Facilities team to cut grass or grit paths

-        Supporting Time for Reflection sessions with the School Programme team

-        Preparing and leading a Morning Thought devotion for the full staff team

Who would I be working for?

SU Scotland is a registered charity whose vision is to see the children and young people of Scotland exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus.

 Lendrick Muir is a Christian residential activity centre run by SU Scotland, near Kinross.  The centre has 165 beds and is set within a beautiful 120 acre estate. School holiday times are fully booked with SU Holidays while weekends see a range of groups enjoying the facilities. During term-time, the centre offers residential activity breaks to visiting school groups.

What about the practicalities?

You will be expected to work an average of 37.5 hours a week which is subject to variation according to seasonal hours, with some evening and weekend work.

For this post we will provide you with onsite accommodation, with your own bedroom in a shared house plus a monthly allowance of £700. Full on-the-job training will be provided in the role.  The role is for a fixed term of one year. It may be possible to extend for a further year.

Starting as soon as available

£8400 per year plus accommodation

For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and are able to demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation. It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Scheme and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.

What next?

An application pack can be downloaded from here.

Alternatively, if you have any questions or would like to arrange to visit Lendrick Muir, you can email us at vacancies@suscotland.org.uk or call 0141 352 7634.

Closing date:  30th September 2019

Scripture Union Scotland is an equitable employer and operates a child protection policy.

Scottish Charity No. SC011222


£8400 per year plus accommodation

Closing Date

Monday, 30 September 2019