£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
Queen Mary Avenue provides twenty four hour, seven days per week residential support to eight female individuals who have a variety of support needs, including mental health and addiction issues. Each individual we support has previously been homeless or has been threatened with homelessness.
We have two 39 hours per week positions available.
Due to the nature of this service, we are recruiting for females only*.
As a Support Worker, you will:
Deliver a high standard of care and support for individuals in line with their outcome plans
Provide support to individuals with day to day living in order to help individuals achieve positive outcomes in life
Build positive relationships with the individuals we support to assist them tackle the issues that led to their homelessness
Be confident dealing with crisis intervention situations
Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Have the ability to lone work and work well as part of a team
Be organised with good time keeping skills
Be confident dealing with a homeless client group and have compassion and understanding for the issues homeless people face
Possess an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care, or the willingness to undertake study to achieve this
Be required to obtain registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post
About the Benefits:
Flexible Working Patterns
Generous Holiday Entitlement
Comprehensive Health and Well-being Package
Free access to on-line discounts for well-known retailers
Death in Service Benefit (up to three times your salary)
Cycle to Work Scheme (great savings from 25% - 39% on bikes and accessories)
Tech Scheme (great savings of up to 12% on computers or laptops)
*Please Note - this post is exempt under section 7 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, therefore only female candidates will be considered.
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