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Ref no:
307842
Published:
24/11/2022
Closes:
1/12/2022
Location:
Kirkcaldy, KY1
Rate:
£10.50 - £11.77 per hour
Contract Type:
Casual/Relief
Position Type:
Casual/Relief
Hours:
30 hours per week

This position has expired.

About Us

Kingdom Support and Care CIC (KSC) is a Community Interest Company, a private company limited by shares and a wholly owned subsidiary of Kingdom Housing Association (KHA). We are accredited Gold in Investors in People and a Living Wage Scotland employer.

KSC supports over 300 people throughout Fife and Falkirk, providing high quality and personalised support and care designed to meet individual needs and desired outcomes.

We provide support to people with a range of needs in their own homes, including those with: learning disability, autistic spectrum disorder, complex needs, mental health issues, age related needs, homelessness, drug and alcohol addictions.

The support and care provided by KSC is flexible, responsive and person centred support which assists people to live their lives as they wish and to enable them to meet their desired outcomes.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new service with an aim to reduce repeat homelessness within Fife. The service is a test of change and forms part of the Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan (RRTP) in Fife. The services will be led by Kingdom Support and Care CIC and be delivered in conjunction with our partners Frontline Fife.

The service provides support both through an assertive outreach service and temporary accommodation service in Central Fife. Providing person centred, responsive, flexible and wrap-around support to individuals who have experienced repeat homelessness. Support offered will be based on individual plans that direct and help these individuals to be able to live well and gain permanent housing solutions as well dealing with conflicting areas including but not limited to addiction, poor well being and mental health. 

This is a Bank Position, there are no guaranteed hours as bank work is to cover sickness and annual leave. You can choose shifts which come available to suit your own requirements. 

The working hours are between 08.00 - 22.00 Monday - Sunday Or if nights are better for you we have Waking Night shifts from 22.00 - 08.00 Monday - Sunday 

Rate of Pay is £10.50 per hour plus holiday premium.

About You

You will be passionate in working towards prevention and addressing the issues of the homeless cycle within Fife and have knowledge and understanding of traumas effects. We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated candidates who are solutions focused and capable of balancing a number of conflicting priorities whilst remaining professional and delivering the highest quality of support to individuals who can have trust, confidence issues along with unstable lifestyles.

If you have experience within support particularly along with relevant experience or understanding of homelessness this could be an opportunity for you! You should possess clear communication skills and be confident in using various IT packages. You will be required to be flexible and have a good understanding of the principles of Housing First and outcome focused support. 

Due to the location of this role within Hunter House and it being an old building that has been converted into flats you will require to be able to climb stairs.

The Benefits

  • An Employee Assistance Programme including a free counselling service.
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Access to the Vivup employee benefits platform

Requirements

  • A current driving licence, business insurance and the use of a car for work purposes are desirable however not always essential in this role 
  • This post is subject to a PVG Disclosure check. 
  • The successful candidate will be required to register with the SSSC.