Charity registered in Scotland SC009359
One of the UK’s most inspiring and best known faith-based organisations, The Salvation Army, is looking for a motivated, compassionate and dynamic individual to join us as Early Intervention Worker at our Edinburgh homeless service. It is a progressive, forward thinking project that offers a wide range of support services including a crisis intervention, group work and a café area, and aims to provide a safe place where clients feel a sense of comfort, dignity and social acceptance.
As Early Intervention Worker you will be key to ensuring the day to day running of the service, through one to one and group work to achieve successful outcomes for our vulnerable clients. You will be responsible for developing and delivering a high quality programme of engagement which promotes client choice and control. You will address client support needs, enable them to achieve positive life changes and ultimately empower them to lead more sustainable lifestyles. You will also provide direct, practical support through the operation of the café, clothing store and engagement with other support partners in the centre and across Edinburgh.
The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate:
The successful candidate will be able to work within the Christian ethos of The Salvation Army.
Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (pro rata for part time) a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan, an employee assistance programme and opportunities for further training.
Appointment subject to satisfactory references, eligibility to work in the UK and a satisfactory PVG scheme disclosure check.
One of the UK’s most inspiring and best known faith-based organisations, The Salvation Army, is looking for a passionate and dynamic Assistant Support Worker to join its team and work at The Pleasance, their Lifehouse in Edinburgh.
The Pleasance Lifehouse is a homeless accommodation situated in Edinburgh’s city centre. It is a progressive, forward thinking project that offers a wide range of support services to its service users. The centre is seeking a highly motivated, passionate and dynamic Assistant Support Worker.
As Assistant Support Worker you will assist with the delivery of support to homeless clients, ensuring policies and procedures, are understood and adhered to at all time. In addition you will:
The successful candidate(s) will be able to demonstrate motivation towards supporting vulnerable clients to achieve focused and positive life outcomes. They will be able to work within the ethos of The Salvation Army, and they will have good customer service and time management skills with ability to prioritise workload.
Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (Pro rata for part-time); a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan; an employee assistance programme
Appointment subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK and a satisfactory Scottish Disclosure check
The Scotland Drug and Alcohol Strategy (SDAS) works in partnership with Corps Community Programmes and The Salvation Army Homelessness Services Unit (HSU) and aims to provide an integrated mission focussed service to those with a drug and/or alcohol misuse issue. The service is delivered locally by dedicated Drug and Alcohol Support Workers (DASW’s) who must fulfil the Occupational Requirement to be a practicing Christian with a live church connection.
The role of the (SDAS) Drug and Alcohol Support Worker is specifically to provide person-centred support and appropriate interventions for individuals within a community setting who are dealing with drug and alcohol issues. The support offered is aligned to an integrated mission model that enables the Drug & Alcohol Support Worker to provide truly holistic support to all service users.
The successful candidate(s) will be able to demonstrate:
· Positive attitude and a high level of motivation towards supporting vulnerable clients to achieve focussed and positive life outcomes
· Ability to work in busy environment, be solution focused, show good time management skills and can demonstrate ability to prioritise and make decisions under pressure
Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays; a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan; Childcare Voucher Scheme; an employee assistance programme
Appointment subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK and PVG Scheme Membership
This role has an occupational requirement that the successful candidate must be a committed and practising Christian and will be in sympathy with the doctrines of, and supportive of, the purposes and the aims and objectives of The Salvation Army.
For further details and to apply please visit The Salvation Army’s website.
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