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 Platinum by Investors in People, the only residential child care company in the UK to have been awarded this
  • We offer fantastic career development opportunities
  • We offer shift patterns which promote healthy psychological and physical recovery
  • We are an anti-discriminatory employer
  • 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 your 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 external counselling to all our staff if/when they require it
  • We offer a salary package that is recognised as being highly competitive in the residential care sector
  • We have a financial length of service award model
  • We regularly consult with staff across the whole organisation to review our progress and work forward together
  • We carry out a Staff Survey annually to make sure staffs voices are heard
  • In our last Staff Survey, 99% of staff said they enjoyed working for Common Thread
  • 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 free weekly draw which all staff participate in to win
  • We have a staff led Community Forum which is driven to improve staff welfare and community links

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

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House Manager All Regions Information Pack Online Application
Therapeutic Support Workers - NEXT RECRUITMENT DAY- MARCH 2018 Central Belt and Dumfries and Galloway Information Pack 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.