Charity registered in Scotland SC034261
Our Services provide care and support twenty four hours a day, seven days a week, within our three temporary supported accommodation services located across Edinburgh.
We support both male and female individuals who are homeless, and have a variety of support needs, including substance misuse and mental health.
As a Support Worker you will:
· Move individuals on from the projects and resettle them in the community in a permanent housing option suited to their needs;
· Build supportive relationships with individuals and external parties to tackle the issues that led to homelessness and support them to live an independent life in a new home;
· Provide support to individuals to enable them to achieve their goals and work on the areas of their lives that they want to change and, or learn or re-learn skills.
· Be confident in dealing with a homeless client group and have compassion and understanding for the issues homeless people face;
· Have good timekeeping, time-management and organisational skills;
· Work to a rota that involves backshifts and weekend working;
· Hold an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care or have the ability and willingness to undertake study to achieve this;
· Be required to obtain registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within six months of taking up the post.
Our Projects are 24 hours a day 7 days a week temporary supported accommodation services located across Edinburgh. We support male and female homeless individuals with a variety of needs including substance misuse and mental health issues. Our aim is to support individuals to progress to a permanent housing option suited to their needs.
The role of the Support Worker will include:
The Asset Management Team is part of the Property Department and works across all property owning companies within Hillcrest. The Team deals with property management and maintenance issues to ensure that properties are well maintained and in accordance with relevant property legislation.
As Asset Management Officer, you will:
Lead on several key tasks within the team’s workload and ensure that works are completed with a clear and consistent approach to delivering great service to our customers.
Ensure that compliance is met against all relevant legislation and regulations within their remit.
• Have strong interpersonal and relationship building skills;
• Have proven experience of working in property maintenance and property factoring role;
• Be a proven self-starter, with the ability to work to deadlines and under pressure;
• Work co-operatively and collaborate with colleagues from all teams, to successfully deliver services and outcomes
• Be qualified to SCQF Level 7 or working towards a qualification in a Technical subject (such as Construction or Property Maintenance), Facility Management, Housing or Factoring Management
• Disclosure costs paid in full
• Generous holiday entitlement
• Free core training provided on site
• Savings and Pension Scheme
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Death in Service Benefit
• Comprehensive Health and Well-being Package
Based in Edinburgh, the work will involve developing harm reduction initiatives within our homeless accommodation services in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Arbroath. This will include overdose awareness, distribution of naloxone, access to Injecting Equipment Provision and recruiting and supporting Peer Navigators who will work in the services sharing their own lived experience to support people with their recovery.
The role of the Project Worker will include:
We are looking to recruit a Project Worker to join our Alcohol and Drugs Community Recovery Service. Tayside Community Recovery Service provides one-to-one and group support to individuals and families affected by drug and alcohol addiction.
The role of Project Worker will include:
• Providing one-to-one support and motivation for people to make positive changes in their lives and support their recovery from drug and alcohol dependence.
• Working closely with those in recovery to develop activities and initiatives that support people to be active in their local community and build new skills to move on with their lives.
• Providing support to reduce the impact of drug and alcohol addiction on individuals, families and the wider community.
• Using an asset based approach to support people to make positive changes to improve their wellbeing.
• Have experience of working with people on a one-to-one basis as well as experience in designing and facilitating groups.
• Have excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience of working in partnership with a range of agencies to support an individual.
• Be self-motivated and able to work under your own initiative in community settings.
• Be educated to SCQF Level 7 SVQ3 or equivalent in Health and Social Care;
• Have a full driving licence and have the use of your own vehicle
• Pension Scheme
• Generous Holiday Entitlement
• Death in Service Benefit
• Comprehensive Health and Well-Being package
• Organisational Recognition and Reward Scheme
As a Support Worker you will:
• Be required to develop and maintain open and honest working relationships with the individuals who you are supporting;
• Provide support to individuals to enable them to achieve their goals and work on the areas of their lives that they want to change and, or learn or re-learn skills;
• Provide support in order to assist individuals to find permanent move on accommodation;
• Support individuals in the service and in their own homes. Where assessed as required, we can offer individuals some support as they move from the accommodation into their own homes.
• Have a positive flexible attitude;
• Have the ability to lone work and as part of a team
• Work Monday to Friday as per the service rota;
• Be required to take part in the on call rota and work evenings and weekends as required;
• Hold an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care, or the ability and willingness to undertake study to achieve this;
• Be required to obtain registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post.