Frontline Fife
Frontline Fife

Charity registered in Scotland SC021832

Being at home is as much a state of mind as it is a place to feel safe and secure, to dwell, and to connect to. At Frontline Fife we are committed to working with people from all walks of life with a variety of needs and experiences to help them 'be at home'. With the support of each other, communities, partners, donors and funders alike, we continue to work tirelessly for those in need of a home. Welcome in!

Current vacancies

Senior Short-term Housing Support Worker (STHS)

  • Full time
  • £21,600 – £23,697
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 31st January 2020

In response to the government’s new agenda for ending homelessness and the Fife Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan, we are now seeking to recruit individuals wishing to participate in furthering our work in homelessness prevention and trauma informed housing support practice. If you can actively demonstrate a commitment to client focused working, are keen to develop your professional skills and want to be part of a team which works to achieve the best possible outcomes for people then, why not consider working with us.

This post reports to the Lead for Short-term Housing Support and will provide first line supervision to staff carrying out the delivery of Short-term Housing Support (STHS) within geographic teams. The post holder will have day to day responsibility for client centred service delivery and management responsibility for Short-term Housing Support Assistants. As part of the wider change to homelessness services in Fife, it is anticipated that the postholder will dedicate an agreed apportion of their time, working with PSP partners to deliver outcome-based support.

The post holder is expected to actively promote solution focused service delivery which is strength based and meets the desired quality and compliant standards as directed by the organisation, CI and funders.

Please note all the above posts benefit from an additional 1.5% salary increase, effective as at 1st April 2019

All the above posts are offered initially as Fixed Term Temporary contracts which may be extended in line with future funding secured.

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • 32 days annual leave per year with 1 day additional per year served up to 5 years (pro rata)
  • Working Monday to Friday (9 to 5pm) and flexible working policy
  • Competitive employer/employee Pension Contribution Scheme
  • All travel mileage paid at 42p per mile
  • Commitment to professional learning and development planning and training.
  • Free access to an all employee assistance programme with confidential advice/counselling support.
  • Company mobile phone
  • Discounts on lifestyle benefits e.g. Discounted Gym Memberships
  • Where appropriate, welcome payments for SSSC registration fee, PVG and other accreditation and disclosure checks

Successful candidates taking up a client facing role are subject to PVG Disclosure checks and must have a current driving license, business insurance and the use of a car for work. Successful candidates securing a post regulated by the Care Inspectorate must register with the SSSC and must meet the required standards for the post within the permitted time as directed by the SSSC.

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Housing Advisor

  • Full time
  • £21,600 – £23,697
  • Leven, Fife
  • Closing 31st January 2020

In response to the government’s new agenda for ending homelessness and the Fife Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan, we are now seeking to recruit individuals wishing to participate in furthering our work in homelessness prevention and trauma informed housing support practice. If you can actively demonstrate a commitment to client focused working, are keen to develop your professional skills and want to be part of a team which works to achieve the best possible outcomes for people then, why not consider working with us.

This post is responsible for delivering impartial, confidential and professional housing advice under the Scottish National Standards for Information and Advice Providers (SNSIAP) and under Frontine Fife’s policy directives/procedures.

The post holder will assist those experiencing housing difficulties towards the achievement of positive outcomes using a strength-based approach to ensure they are better informed about their options, rights and responsibilities.

We are a team of compassionate and unique individuals, which aim to end homelessness by taking preventative action and by assisting and supporting people to choose the life they aspire to. Our team endeavours to build on people’s strengths through facilitating the promotion of self-valuing and wellbeing by assisting them to achieve their own goals and to seek out developmental opportunities.

Please note all the above posts benefit from an additional 1.5% salary increase, effective as at 1st April 2019

All the above posts are offered initially as Fixed Term Temporary contracts which may be extended in line with future funding secured.

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • 32 days annual leave per year with 1 day additional per year served up to 5 years (pro rata)
  • Working Monday to Friday (9 to 5pm) and flexible working policy
  • Competitive employer/employee Pension Contribution Scheme
  • All travel mileage paid at 42p per mile
  • Commitment to professional learning and development planning and training.
  • Free access to an all employee assistance programme with confidential advice/counselling support.
  • Company mobile phone
  • Discounts on lifestyle benefits e.g. Discounted Gym Memberships
  • Where appropriate, welcome payments for SSSC registration fee, PVG and other accreditation and disclosure checks

Successful candidates taking up a client facing role are subject to PVG Disclosure checks and must have a current driving license, business insurance and the use of a car for work. Successful candidates securing a post regulated by the Care Inspectorate must register with the SSSC and must meet the required standards for the post within the permitted time as directed by the SSSC.

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Assistant Short-term Housing Support Worker SAP (STHS)

  • Full time
  • £16,380
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Closing 31st January 2020

In response to the government’s new agenda for ending homelessness and the Fife Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan, we are now seeking to recruit individuals wishing to participate in furthering our work in homelessness prevention and trauma informed housing support practice. If you can actively demonstrate a commitment to client focused working, are keen to develop your professional skills and want to be part of a team which works to achieve the best possible outcomes for people then, why not consider working with us.

As an Assistant Short-term Housing Support Worker the postholder will provide STHS to clients identified as requiring low level support and assist support workers as part of a case management approach to service delivery. The post holder is expected to facilitate and assist individuals using a strength based approach therefore, it is essential for the postholder to understand each individual’s unique position, the skills they have and the opportunities they choose to achieve their goals.

Please note all the above posts benefit from an additional 1.5% salary increase, effective as at 1st April 2019

All the above posts are offered initially as Fixed Term Temporary contracts which may be extended in line with future funding secured.

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • 32 days annual leave per year with 1 day additional per year served up to 5 years (pro rata)
  • Working Monday to Friday (9 to 5pm) and flexible working policy
  • Competitive employer/employee Pension Contribution Scheme
  • All travel mileage paid at 42p per mile
  • Commitment to professional learning and development planning and training.
  • Free access to an all employee assistance programme with confidential advice/counselling support.
  • Company mobile phone
  • Discounts on lifestyle benefits e.g. Discounted Gym Memberships
  • Where appropriate, welcome payments for SSSC registration fee, PVG and other accreditation and disclosure checks

Successful candidates taking up a client facing role are subject to PVG Disclosure checks and must have a current driving license, business insurance and the use of a car for work. Successful candidates securing a post regulated by the Care Inspectorate must register with the SSSC and must meet the required standards for the post within the permitted time as directed by the SSSC.

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Digital Support Development Worker (STHS)

  • Full time
  • £16,776 – £18,810
  • Leven
  • Closing 31st January 2020

In response to the government’s new agenda for ending homelessness and the Fife Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan, we are now seeking to recruit individuals wishing to participate in furthering our work in homelessness prevention and trauma informed housing support practice. If you can actively demonstrate a commitment to client focused working, are keen to develop your professional skills and want to be part of a team which works to achieve the best possible outcomes for people then, why not consider working with us.

This post will deliver Short-term Housing Support (STHS) through social media and face to face contact. This is a developmental post which seeks to utilise a variety of approaches to sustain contact with hard to reach groups/individuals identified as requiring housing support. A key aspect of the post is to develop good practice when applying the new Care Standards to digital engagement. The post holder will be line managed by the Lead for STHS and supported indirectly by the Lead for Homelessness Prevention.

Please note all the above posts benefit from an additional 1.5% salary increase, effective as at 1st April 2019

All the above posts are offered initially as Fixed Term Temporary contracts which may be extended in line with future funding secured.

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • 32 days annual leave per year with 1 day additional per year served up to 5 years (pro rata)
  • Working Monday to Friday (9 to 5pm) and flexible working policy
  • Competitive employer/employee Pension Contribution Scheme
  • All travel mileage paid at 42p per mile
  • Commitment to professional learning and development planning and training.
  • Free access to an all employee assistance programme with confidential advice/counselling support.
  • Company mobile phone
  • Discounts on lifestyle benefits e.g. Discounted Gym Memberships
  • Where appropriate, welcome payments for SSSC registration fee, PVG and other accreditation and disclosure checks

Successful candidates taking up a client facing role are subject to PVG Disclosure checks and must have a current driving license, business insurance and the use of a car for work. Successful candidates securing a post regulated by the Care Inspectorate must register with the SSSC and must meet the required standards for the post within the permitted time as directed by the SSSC.

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Housing Advisor

  • Full time
  • £21,600 – £23,697
  • Dunfermline
  • Closing 22nd July 2019

Do you have experience of advice work, specifically around housing issues? Are you passionate about preventing homelessness? We are looking for someone to join our Housing Advice Team to make a real difference to people’s lives. We believe that a secure home is a basic human right and that everyone should have a safe, secure and stable place to live. We work to transform lives by giving people the right information to allow them to make informed choices, develop their individual assets, strengths and aspirations.

Role Summary:Delivery of professional, impartial and outcome focused housing advice service in the Dunfermline area through the provision of advice on all areas of housing law and provision of lay representation at court for rent arrears.

Employee Benefits:We offer a range of benefits including 32 days annual leave (with 1 day additional per year served up to 5 years), assistance and development opportunities to fulfil professional practice/Scottish National Standards for Information and Advice Provider Competencies, Employee assistance programme which gives free confidential advice/counselling and access to discounted gym memberships.

Successful candidates taking up a client facing role are subject to PVG Disclosure checks and must have a current driving license, business insurance and the use of a car for work.

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