Respite Care

Current trends would suggest a growth in demand for this type of short term work and we have the experience and resources to meet this need.

We have facilities which allow us to respond, where possible, to requests for short term respite care... Read More

Psychological Services

The Collaborative Interventions Team is supported by a Forensic Psychologist, two interventions workers and a relaxation therapist. There is also a close working relationship with the local Speech and Language Services.

All young people within ... Read More

Day Service

 St Philip’s provides specialist day education for young people who have had poor experiences of mainstream school.

We provide access to the National Curriculum, day care and a wide range of additional supports to young people and their fam... Read More

Residential Care

Through various different forms, our traditional model of residential care has now evolved into a mixed gender service. We currently offer 30 residential placements, in 5 living situations, to many of Scotland’s Local Authorities.

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What we do

Having developed this service over many years, we now provide care and education, mainly through the National Residential Framework, for 30 young people of mixed gender, aged 10-17 years.

They will mostly have experienced a range of social, emot... Read More

Our Facilities

St Philip’s opened a new residential facility in April 2013.

The bulk of our services are designed around a central courtyard. We have four separate house units, each catering for six young people, all of which have their own bedroom, shower a... Read More

Our People

The Senior Managers at St Philip's have extensive experience of working in the residential child care sector.

Their loyalty and commitment to the school is evidenced by years of service to an organisation which continues to grow and develop. ... Read More

Our Story

St Philip’s was founded in April 1970 when it first opened as a Residential School for junior boys, at Plains, near Airdrie, North Lanarkshire.

The school was named after St Philip Neri, a sixteenth century Italian Saint from Flore... Read More

Who we are

St Philip’s is an independent residential centre for the education and care of young people aged 10-17 years, who are at risk and have experienced various educational, behavioural and relationship difficulties.

The service was first establish... Read More

Current Vacancies

St Philip's operates a robust Assessment Centre Process for the recruitment and selection of new staff.

This normally entails assessing a group of candidates, at the same time and place, using a range of different exercises. Young people from th... Read More