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95 Panmure Street, G20 7SJ
SCP 19-22 (£21,427-£23,194 per annum)
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
39 hours per week

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Right There is a charity working to prevent people becoming homeless and separated from their loved ones.

We’re here for children and adults who are living with the effects of poverty, addiction or broken relationships. Walking alongside people at home and in the community, we provide tailored support and form trusting relationships to help people feel happier, safer and more confident to live their lives.

Rooted in communities across Scotland for almost 200 years, we’re there for people going through tough times. Our work won’t stop until everyone has an equal chance to create a safe and supportive place to call home.

We are recruiting for a Support Worker (Nights) to join our Branston Court programme.

About the role

Branston Court provides 24 hour support and accommodation to Glasgow’s young people. We offer a safe environment for 22 young people, many of whom have experienced significant tough times in their lives.

Our goal is for Branston Court to be a safe haven for the young people that we support, we want them to feel that this is their home and to feel confident that they can approach us about anything.

Reporting to the Senior Support Worker the main duties of the position will include:

  • When required, assists case manager of the person we support in facilitating key work meeting to develop and review support plans in collaboration with those we support
  • Provide appropriate levels of high-quality support to those we support
  • Accurately record matters relating to the wellbeing of those we support when required
  • Completing incident reports to a high standard and following the correct sharing and escalation process

Full details can be found in the Job & Person Specification in the Application Pack on our website.

Education and Skills/attributes required for the post

  • SVQ2 qualified and/or willing to work towards relevant qualification – SVQ3
  • Knowledge of issues surrounding homelessness
  • Awareness of current relevant legislation and policies relating to housing and social care
  • You share our values and you are committed to creating an environment that promotes inclusiveness

Hours of work

  • An average of 39 hours per week Monday to Sunday on a shift rota system to ensure 24-hour service provision and provide adequate level of support to the services.
  • 4 on 4 off shift pattern
  • Week nights hours are 9.45pm-8.15am. Weekend nights are 8pm-8am

Benefits include

  • Annual leave entitlement of 234 hours holiday (equivalent to 6 weeks) per year in the first year rising to 312 hours (equivalent to 8 weeks) per year in the second (pro rata).
  • Life Assurance Scheme from day one of employment.
  • Post holder will be automatically enrolled into the People’s Pension following successful completion of their probationary period, provided they meet the auto-enrolment criteria
  • Wellness programmes
  • Ongoing learning and development
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Option to purchase and sell annual leave

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