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Ref no:
241911
Published:
22/10/2021
Closes:
31/10/2021
Location:
Glasgow, G42 8DT
Salary:
£19,266 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
39 hours per week

This position has expired.

£500 Retention Payment!!

You will receive £500 if you are successfully appointed with Hillcrest Futures 

£250 on successful completion of your 6 month probation period 

£250 on successful completion of 12 months service

 

Our Services

Queen Mary Avenue provides twenty four hour, seven days a week residential support to eight female individuals, who have a variety of support needs, including mental health and addiction issues. All individuals have previously been homeless or have been threatened with homelessness. We are recruiting for *Female Only Support Workers for this service. 

*Please Note - this post is exempt under section 7 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, therefore only female candidates will be considered.

Portman Street is a twenty four hour, seven days a week emergency supported accommodation based in Glasgow south side for thirty men who are homeless. We are a registered housing support service.

The individuals we support in our services have a wide variety of support needs including, but not limited to, mental health issues, substance misuse and learning disabilities. 

The Role 

As a Support Worker, you will: 

  • Work with individuals to build positive relationships to assist them to tackle the issues that led to their homelessness
  • Provide support for individuals focused on recovery, daily living skills and moving into their own tenancies
  • Need to arrange crisis intervention due to the complex nature of the client group

You Will

  • Be confident in dealing with a homeless client group and have compassion and understanding for the issues homeless people face
  • Hold an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care or have the willingness to undertake study to achieve this
  • Be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post

Company Benefits

  • Savings Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Working Patterns
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement
  • Comprehensive Health and Well-being Package
  • Free access to online discounts for well-known retailers
  • Death in Service Benefit (up to three times your salary)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme (great savings of up to 39% on bikes and accessories)
  • Tech Scheme (great savings of up to 12% on a range of over 5,000 products including tablets, televisions, fitness trackers, phones, games consoles and kitchen appliances)

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