Specialist Residential Childcare Services in Scotland

Nether Johnstone House provides specialist residential childcare services to children and young people aged 8-21 years.

We are committed to providing a home where our children and young people feel loved, safe and enabled to grow and develop. Where curiosity, experiences and opportunities are embraced and encouraged.

We believe in equality and individuality. Alongside our children and young people, our team creatively tailor childcare packages to meet individual needs. With our values steeped in a social pedagogical approach we provide each young person with a safe, supportive, trusting environment enhanced by positive relationships which promote growth, responsibility, learning and possibility.

 

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Some sun’s never set

– Elaine Hamilton

Thank you.  Two little words that hold such great strength.  Thank you to everyone at NJH.  The young people, their families, the NJH team, the Directors; Julia and Stewart Cowan, Dr Irene Stevens, Maureen Anderson, and everyone who I have come across during my NJH Journey.  A huge thank you to the Residential child care community and all the organisations that have supported us and me over the past 3 years.  I am profoundly grateful to be part of such an inspirational community. 

NJH has been a place of great learning and growth for me.  It has been an opportunity to embrace residential child care in a way that encompasses all of my believes about loving, caring, encouraging and believing in children. read more

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Specialist Residential Childcare Services in Scotland

Nether Johnstone House provides specialist residential childcare services to children and young people aged 8-21 years.

We are committed to providing a home where our children and young people feel loved, safe and enabled to grow and develop. Where curiosity, experiences and opportunities are embraced and encouraged.

We believe in equality and individuality. Alongside our children and young people, our team creatively tailor childcare packages to meet individual needs. With our values steeped in a social pedagogical approach we provide each young person with a safe, supportive, trusting environment enhanced by positive relationships which, promote growth, responsibility, learning and possibility.

 

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Our Values

Live

Look for those special moments and living them.

Be enticed by the future and not hindered by the past.

Create and enjoy new things, making memories.

Laugh

Create moments to remember, with those who are important to us.

Celebrate successes and achievements that are important to individuals.

Love

Love and be loved.

Experience genuine relationships built upon our values.

Embrace and respect individuality.

Learn

Use the world around us to create opportunities to learn and grow our skills and knowledge.

Be curious, explore and try new adventures.

Encourage and enhance our educational, personal, social, emotional, physical and behavioural development.

Nurture

Look for each other’s strengths and nurture these. Taking responsibility for ourselves and our actions.

Help each other to grow and develop an understanding of ourselves and our journey.

Create a safe space where relationships develop that support our health and well-being, physically, psychologically and emotionally.

Joy

Find joy in the little things and appreciate what is.

Treasure those who are important to us.

Seize opportunities to embrace each day.

Hope

Believe in ourselves and each other.

Be aspirational for the future.

Develop a resilience that allows us to take on new challenges.

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