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If you are committed to making a difference for children, consider working for us at Seamab.

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We are always looking to develop innovative ways of working using evidence-based practice to make lives better for children. People in the team are highly competent and confident, have established a culture of learning and improvement.

We are looking for people to join us who are committed to working with children and making a difference to their lives. To work at Seamab, you have to believe that you can help children heal, grow and learn and be prepared to work to achieve our vision, values and commitment.

You must be able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team who work together to achieve our shared vision for children, contributing your knowledge, skills and experience.

Current vacancies

Charity Trustee
Volunteers
Care Worker
Supply Teacher

Charity Trustee

Quarterly Board and committee meetings

  • Salary: Volunteer role
  • Closing date: 31 May 2018 — 12:00AM

Job Description

Seamab is a Scottish charity and works with some of the most vulnerable and challenging primary aged children in Scotland. We provide care and education in the context of a therapeutic approach.

Most of our children will live and go to school at Seamab for around two to three years, so it's vitally important that we provide a service that makes a difference. 

Our vision is to enable our children to have a positive childhood and feel safe, accepted and happy.

We work to create an environment in which all our children can heal, grow and learn. We are committed to achieving our vision by providing the best possible education and care services and managing our resources well. 



The role of a Trustee at Seamab is both interesting and varied. It includes development of strategy and oversight of service development. Trustees usually attend four Board meetings a year and regular committee meetings. 

Please contact Joanna McCreadie, Chief Executive for an informal discussion about this role.

If you are interested in applying for this exciting role, please send your cv to info@seamab.org.uk or complete the application form.

More details

How to apply

To apply for this position, please visit our online application service:

https://secure.seamab.org.uk

Additionally, you can download and fill in an aplication form, which should be sent to info@seamab.org.uk.

Volunteers

Volunteer

  • Salary: Volunteer role
  • Closing date: 31 May 2018 — 12:00AM

Job Description

Seamab is a Scottish children’s charity. We care for and educate vulnerable children aged between five and thirteen who have complex needs, and provide a unique service in Scotland through our specialist work with children.

We are looking for volunteers to help us promote our charity and assist with our fundraising programme.  This could involve assisting with management and distribution of collection cans or helping out at fundraising events e.g. galas.

If you have 3 or more hours a week to spare then we would be delighted to hear from you.  Please contact Susie Williamson, Fundraising Manager on 01577 840307.

Reasonable volunteer travel expenses will be reimbursed

More info

How to apply

To apply for this position, please visit our online application service:

https://secure.seamab.org.uk

Additionally, you can download and fill in an aplication form, which should be sent to info@seamab.org.uk.

Care Worker

Full time, weekend, sessional

  • Salary: £17,329 - £23,198, dependant on qualifications
  • Closing date: 25 January 2018 — 12:00PM

Job Description

Do you wnat to make a difference to the lives of children in care?

To provide an environment where the children can develop their social skills and be encouraged to develop their full potential. To enable and encourage the children to try, and not to be afraid of failure. Your actual hours are based on a 37.5hr working week although you will work a variable shift pattern including early shifts, day shifts, back shifts and sleepovers. All candidates should have 1-2 years experience in a similar role and should be qualified to HNC/SVQ3 Level in Social Care.

For more information on all vacancies and for details of how to apply, please visit our website www.seamab.org.uk.

Seamab operate a safe recruitment process and all appointments will be subject to reference and PVG checks.
All candidates will be required to hold/apply for SSSC Registration and must also have a current, clean driving licence. Driving licence is essential due to location.

Note: If you are selected for interview you will be invited to an informal visit to Seamab on Tuesday, 6th February 2018. The date for interviews will be Thursday, 8th February 2018.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please visit our online application service:

https://secure.seamab.org.uk

Additionally, you can download and fill in an aplication form, which should be sent to info@seamab.org.uk.

Supply Teacher

Temporary

  • Salary: £22,416 - £38,991
  • Closing date: 02 February 2018 — 05:00PM

Job Description

Are you looking for an exciting and unique new teaching opportunity?

Seamab is a children’s charity.  Our school has been developed for children who have experienced trauma and loss, and our model is creative and dynamic.  We have a maximum of eighteen pupils fifteen of whom live at Seamab, looked after by our skilled and experienced care team. 

Our children learn best when they are engaged in a motivating and aspirational curriculum which is relevant for them.  We provide individualised programmes of learning to meet each of the children’s needs and interests.  More formal methods of learning and teaching are balanced with active learning, a strong focus on health and wellbeing, and a supportive and nurturing approach.  We use Dyadic Developmental Practice to support our work with the children and all staff are trained in this attachment based model.

Teachers, support workers and children at Seamab have many opportunities to learn together.  Learning experiences are often diverse and currently include yoga, forest schools, outdoor education, skiing, music and art. 

We are delighted to be able to offer this exciting opportunity to join our established and dedicated multi-disciplinary team.  We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and skilled Primary teacher.  The successful candidate would deliver learning and teaching across the Curriculum for Excellence primary stages.  Previous experience of working with children with additional support needs and a detailed knowledge of CfE is essential.  The successful candidiate would lead learning and teaching for small groups of children and would contribute to school development. 

Seamab is a national resource for children who need a specialist care and education placement to meet their needs.  We are based near Kinross in a rural setting.  More information on our work can be found on www.seamab.org.uk

How to apply

To apply for this position, please visit our online application service:

https://secure.seamab.org.uk

Additionally, you can download and fill in an aplication form, which should be sent to info@seamab.org.uk.