The Project Worker role provides an opportunity to be part of Rock Trust’s well established Supported Accommodation Project, supporting homeless and care experienced young people to develop independent living skills and transition to permanent accommodation.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual who will be responsible for:
- Building trusting relationships with young people
- Developing high quality support plans alongside young people
- Providing emotional, social and practical support to assist young people to develop independent living skills
- Maintaining Rock Trust properties to a high standard
- Working in a psychologically and trauma informed manner
Rock Trust has four core values: Safety, Positivity, Respect and Fairness. If you hold these values and are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential and move on from homelessness, then please get in touch.
The Brock is a charity and social enterprise that provides constructive therapeutic work activities and facilitated social integration for people with chronic mental health conditions. We focus on what people can do rather than what they can’t. We offer stimulating opportunities to socialise and learn new skills in horticulture, woodwork and a variety of crafts.
Our Vision: A society where every individual with a mental health condition feels included, supported and valued.
Throughout the current pandemic, The Brock has continued to deliver support to people with chronic mental health conditions in a variety of ways.
We are now seeking an energetic, empathetic and enthusiastic person to join our team. You’ll share our vision and have the necessary skills to provide support through phone & online contact, garden visits etc – specifically to our service users who are shielding and/or hesitant to attend The Brock due to the pandemic. When appropriate, you will use the project vehicle to provide transport. Flexibility is key, and working hours may vary depending on service users’ changing needs.
Our service users need you to be:
You will be joining the Brock at an exciting time as we develop as a social enterprise and expand our areas of activity. There is significant opportunity for the post holder to work in a team of experienced facilitators to support other enterprise initiatives that The Brock is delivering, and to use your imagination and creativity to influence the direction of the organisation and its impact on service users.
Having the right mind-set, attitude and approach is as important to us as having the right experience and skills. We are a young and growing organisation; a strong contribution may lead to further employment opportunity.
The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for membership of the PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) Scheme.
This post is part funded by the Scottish Government Community Recovery Fund.