Working with Pebbles

We recognise it is our dedicated team that make a difference for young people and thus we are committed to offering the best career solution to our workers as well as an array of benefits which seek to reward the exceptional contribution they make to our journey with young people.

As part of ‘Team Pebbles’ you will be joining a talented and diverse group that collaborate within a culture of partnership, self-improvement and professionalism to make a difference for young people. With 41 Care Services, 4 Schools and 2 Head Offices there is considerable opportunity for self-development and promotion across several different departments, including:

  • Residential Care
  • Learning and Development (Training)
  • Education
  • Referrals
  • Marketing and Communications
  • HR
  • Quality Assurance

We are a big organisation with a small feel. We have annual conferences and team building events to legitimise our ‘one team’ approach and have internal communications protocols including ‘The E Brief’ to keep all of our team informed about developments within the organisation.

From the minute you walk through the door we will support you and give you the tools to be your best self and make a difference for our young people. Our dedicated Training Team will take you through the induction process and you will also be mentored within our ‘buddy’ system to ensure your development as an outstanding childcare practitioner.

Team Pebbles on the water

Team Building at Loch Goilhead!
Pebbles Annual Managers Conference

Annual Managers Conference!
Young Peoples Award Night

Young People’s Awards Night!

Rewards and Benefits

Upon joining Pebbles Care you immediately begin a path of self improvement which is recorded, assessed and measured within the Personal Development Plan (PDP) which your line manager will take you through during supervision sessions. As you excel and meet development targets opportunities and increments can be attained in recognition of making a difference for young people.

All of the team are enrolled into the benefit plans listed below, one of which also allows you to access a wide variety of rewards and discounts, providing you money saving discounts from many high street retailers, holidays etc.

BHSF Cash Plan:

The Health Cash Plan allows you to claim back costs of Dental Treatment, Optical Care and Therapy Treatments, plus much more. Additional benefits are also included such as discounts on Retail, Travel and Leisure Activities. There are various levels to which employees are enrolled onto the scheme which is dependant on your job role and you can upgrade your plan at anytime should you wish to do so.

Death in Service Plan:

This plan is an employee benefit which will pay out a tax-free lump sum if you suffer a fatal injury whilst you are in permanent employment with the company. The fatal injury does not have to happen whilst you are at or as a result of work. The pay-out will between 1 and 3 x your annual salary (dependant on your job role). On commencing employment with Pebbles Care you will be required to complete an ‘Expression of Wishes’ form which head office will retain in your personnel file.

Private Medical Insurance:

Home Managers, Senior Managers and Head Teachers will be enrolled onto our Private Medical Insurance Policy with AVIVA, which will entitle you to a range of Private Healthcare Benefits outlined in the leaflet which you will receive direct from AVIVA.

Childcare Voucher Scheme:

The Childcare Voucher scheme offers working parents the opportunity to swap part of their pre-tax salary to pay for registered childcare (including breakfast and afterschool clubs, childminders, day nurseries and some holiday schemes). Parents can save up to £933/year and have access to support network for childcare.

Current Vacancies

All our current vacancies are now on Indeed. Please click on the “See All Vacancies” button to visit our indeed.co.uk page.

“We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today”

Have you recently been laid off or temporarily displaced from your job?

Do you have time on your hands and are looking for a temporary role?

Is the COVID 19 crisis making you re-consider your career path?

There has never been a more important time to care

Pebbles Care are recruiting for Residential Child Care Workers in your area.

WE NEED:

Employees who want a vocation and not just a job. We are looking to recruit enthusiastic, child-centred Residential Child Care Workers to help us look after children and young people who are not able to live at home. If you are looking for a temporary or permanent role, in good health and not defined as at higher risk because of the COVID-19 virus, then we may have a role for you.

The children and young people we care for at Pebbles Care have often experienced trauma and early years attachment difficulties. We need you to offer them understanding, through meaningful relationships aimed at keeping them safe and building trust. We want them to be able to enjoy their childhood.

WE OFFER:

  • A starting salary of £21,148 per annum based on 40hrs plus a minimum of one sleepover per week. Your earnings have the potential to increase significantly the more sleep shifts you complete.
  • Part time and sessional positions are also available
  • Opportunities exist for career progression and offer a whole host of benefits for permanent workers

If you are interested please send your CV with a covering letter stating your preference for permanent / part time / temporary or sessional work to recruitment@pebblescare.com where a member of our recruitment team will contact you.

Thank You!