24 hours per week
Salary scale: £21,406 – 22,516 (pro rata)
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who share our values (Kind, Passionate and Creative) to join our service accommodating and supporting people experiencing homelessness and empowering them to thrive.
The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a team to provide meaningful support to service users and to ensure the security of the project. You will manage a small case load, providing person centred support that covers practical, emotional and personal issues. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.
An SVQ3 qualification in social care would be advantageous however not necessary. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues; challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; resilience and perseverance in the face of resistance and sometimes aggressive behaviour; knowledge of homelessness; knowledge of issues experienced by young people who have had to be removed from their primary care giver; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.
Typical shift pattern: 22:30-07:00 or 22:45-06:45, 3 shifts per week.
If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.
In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling and life assurance.
To apply, please download the application documents below and return them via e-mail to [email protected] or via the form below.
The closing date for submission of completed application forms is
12 noon on Thursday the 27th January 2022
Forms can be submitted electronically to [email protected] or by post to
100 Berkeley Street
Blue Triangle Housing Association recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief. We welcome applications from all sections of the community