Common Thread


Why would you want to work for Common Thread?

  • We have a full recruitment day to enable us to see the very best of you
  • We are the employers of choice, having been awarded Gold by Investors in People
  • We offer fantastic career development opportunities
  • We offer shift patterns which promote healthy psychological and physical recovery
  • We do not discriminate against age, gender, race or sexual orientation
  • We give all employees 8 full days free training (based on 12 months service)
  • We have a Breakfast Club for staff at our training days
  • We take Support and Supervision very seriously and built it into everything we do
  • We offer Creative Supervision to all staff
  • We believe and practice our Values and Behaviours
  • We offer free counselling to all our staff if/when they require it
  • We pay at least National Minimum Wage to all staff including sleepovers
  • We have a length of service award model
  • We consult with staff regularly on policies and procedures
  • We carry out a Staff Survey annually to make sure staffs voices are heard
  • We have an annual Celebrate and Appreciate evening for staff and family
  • We have a Christmas Party for both our Young People and the children of our staff
  • We make sure that all our staff receive a birthday card not just our children
  • We have a weekly draw which all staff participate in to win


We fundamentally believe that to create positive outcomes for our Young People our staff teams have to feel supported and listened to.

Position Location Information Pack Click & Apply
Teacher - Full Time - Closing Date 22nd February 2017 DENNY Application Information Pack (50KB) Online Application
Therapeutic Teacher - NOW CLOSED TO APPLICATIONS DUMFRIES Application Information Pack (426KB) Online Application
Therapeutic Support Workers - Full Time, Part Time and Sessional RECRUITING NOW IN DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY, THE HIGHLANDS AND CENTRAL BELT Application Information Pack (92KB) Online Application
Senior Therapeutic Support Worker RECRUITING NOW IN THE HIGHLANDS Application Information Pack (731KB) Online Application
RESIDENTIAL HOUSE MANAGERS (experience required, salary negotiable) All regions Application Information Pack (426KB) Online Application
Office Junior Lockerbie Application Information Pack (65KB) Online Application

You will need to have a genuine interest in working with children and young people, a non-judgemental value base, believe that people can change with support, have a sensitive and practical approach and be flexible to meet the changing needs of our service.