Churches Action for the Homeless
Churches Action for the Homeless

Charity registered in Scotland SC021740

Churches Action for the Homeless (CATH) is a charity which supports, encourages and promotes the development and delivery of projects aimed at alleviating homelessness and its associated issues in Perth and surrounding areas. CATH is a company limited by guarantee with charitable status, based in Perth City Centre.

CATH is committed to treating those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness with dignity and respect. Our service users are supported in a non-judgemental, empathetic manner to make informed choices regarding their support, living arrangements and lifestyle choices. Our services are open to anyone in need of them and provided without commitment to change.


Current vacancies

Support Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £17,508 – £20,068
  • Perth
  • Closing 8th November 2019

Are you caring, compassionate, enthusiastic and committed to supporting people in the community or within our residential project?

Do you have….

  • A commitment to delivering high quality support
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and IT skills
  • An ability to work independently in the community and as part of a team
  • SVQ 2 or 3 in Health & Social Care or a commitment to undertake a SVQ

·Registration with the Scottish Social Service Council (SSSC) or a commitment to become registered.

  • Flexibility to work on a rota basis, including days, evenings and weekends.

·A full UK driving licence with access to a car is essential for working in the community, as travel throughout the service area is required

…Could this be you?

CATH offers a range of employee benefits, including:

  • Travel expenses
  • Fully funded SVQ training on completion of probationary period
  • Company sick pay scheme on completion of probationary period
  • 31 days’ holiday per annum, pro rata for part-time hours
  • Company mobile phone
  • Company pension scheme
  • Payment of PVG and SSSC registration
  • Fully paid induction and shadowing with experienced workers

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.

If you would like a rewarding career with a living wage employer and want to be part of a team creating better futures please apply now.

Shortlist

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Volunteering

Volunteer Driver

Driving / Escorting

12th August 2019

Individuals will gain the opportunity to utilise their driving skills through using either our mini bus or MPV (Multi-Purpose Vehicle) in transporting service users to and from CATH projects, pick up and deliver various items such as Starter packs etc. and accompany staff on a va… Read more

Volunteer Kitchen Assistant

Catering

12th August 2019

This role provides volunteers the opportunity to work as part of a team with our cook, staff and other volunteers in all aspects of our Day Centre kitchen, assisting in the day to day smooth running of a busy kitchen whilst complying with all Food hygiene and Health & Safety requ… Read more

Group Activity/Befriender Volunteers

Befriending / Mentoring

12th August 2019

This opportunity provides volunteers with the chance to engage directly with our service users while undertaking a variety of activities, assist staff and other volunteers in creating new activities, encourage the service users to engage in the activities and also with each other… Read more

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