The Project Worker post is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund to deliver the Stepping Stones project in the Berwickshire area, working alongside youth work partners across the Scottish Borders.
Stepping Stones Project Worker supports young people aged 10-18 in their communities, with the aim of improving their emotional health and wellbeing, and life chances. The Project Worker will provide universal support to each young person based on their personal needs, helping them to achieve their full potential and to develop skills through non-formal education activities within a universal youth work setting.
The Project Worker will offer responsive and high-quality support young people on topics such as emotional health, wellbeing, confidence, transition, anxiety, life-skills cyber-bullying and relationships by offering tailored one-to-one support, targeted small group sessions and activities. The project also supports young people to engage with training, volunteering, youth achievement awards, social action and joint activities with other youth groups in the Scottish Borders.
The post holder will ensure that an individual support plan is developed in partnership with each young person.
Ensuring that we work closely with YouthBorders and in partnership with other local and statutory partners to ensure better outcomes for young people.
The Supported Housing Worker role requires assisting in the management of the development thus ensuring the tenants are able to enjoy an acceptable standard of living in an environment which is clean, safe and friendly. You will be responsible for overseeing the wellbeing of the tenants and for assisting them in maintaining their independence.
As Housing Care Worker your role will involve working with our tenants to ensure they receive the support and personal care identified in their care plans. You will directly support tenants in their homes by providing individual advice, practical housing support assistance and personal care.
Both roles are to ensure that we are able to offer the best service to our tenants and make it possible for our tenants to continue enjoying as much independent living as they’re able.
As well as a competitive annual salary, our valued team also benefits from:
We also have opportunities with our Trust Staff Agency - for employees who want to work across different locations, in various roles, with highly flexible hours to suit family commitments - it's a great opportunity with the same training and development that our other roles benefit from.
Previous experience working in social care or the housing sector would be an advantage but this is not always necessary. Our ideal candidate is someone with enthusiasm, a caring nature and willingness to learn as full training, support and ongoing development will be provided.