Simon Community Scotland is the largest provider of homelessness services in Scotland,with a reputation for excellence. Everything we do is about and for people: the people we support, our staff, our partners and everyone affected by homelessness.
The Street Team Relief worker will provide positive practical and emotional support to people who are rough sleeping in Glasgow or at risk of rough sleeping. Working in pairs, they will engage with Rough Sleepers and Vulnerable People and support them to present for accommodation, engage with health and addiction services as well as other homeless
This role requires a degree of physical fitness as street staff actively outreach on foot across the city centre and surrounding areas. Essential protective clothing and footwear will be provided and must be used.
1. To help provide person-centered support to people who use the service.
2. To help maintain accurate records and case notes.
3. To ensure that services comply with standards set by SCS and meet the contractual
and/or regulatory requirements of relevant external agencies.
4. To contribute as an effective team member to the development of the activities of the
To support residents of Govanhill, in particular the most vulnerable gain control of their energy at home.
The project will provide impartial advice on energy efficiency, fuel bills and fuel poverty. Residents will be supported to take achievable actions following face to face meetings at South Seeds office and where required, home visits to take meter readings or demonstrate heating controls.
Responsible for: Supporting the senior energy officer to deliver this programme. Support the South Seeds team to engage residents in all projects.
Main relationships:Residents, Govanhill Community Development Trust, energy suppliers’ complaint teams, Warmworks, Home Energy Scotland and Govanhill Housing Association welfare rights team.
Funded by:Funded via the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme, energredress.org.uk.