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
  • We offer fantastic career development opportunities
  • We offer shift patterns which promote healthy psychological and physical recovery
  • 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 enjoy the day to day of their job
  • We have an annual Celebrate and Appreciate evening for staff and family
  • We fundamentally believe that to create positive outcomes for our Young People our staff teams have to feel supported and listened to.
Position Apprenticeship
Location Lockerbie - Head Office
Information Pack Information Pack
Click & Apply Online Application
Position Location Information Pack Click & Apply
Apprenticeship Lockerbie - Head Office 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.