Hillcrest Futures
Hillcrest Futures

Charity registered in Scotland SC034261

We provide services in the areas of physical and learning disabilities, autism, and older people. Further services include supporting positive mental health and wellbeing, homelessness and drug, alcohol and recovery services.

Current vacancies

Support Worker

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st October 2021

£500 Retention Payment!!

You will receive £500 if you are successfully appointed with Hillcrest Futures

£250 on successful completion of your 6 month probation period

£250 on successful completion of 12 months service

The Service

Tollcross View is a twenty four hour, seven day a week temporary supported accommodation service located on Lauriston Place, Edinburgh. We support fourteen male homeless individuals with a variety of support needs including substance misuse and mental health issues.

The Role

As a Support Worker you will:

  • Help individuals to move on from the project and resettle them in the community, in a permanent housing option suited to their needs.
  • Build supportive relationships with the individuals and assist them to tackle the issues that led to their homelessness.
  • Work to a rota that involves backshifts and weekend working.

You Will

  • Be confident in dealing with a homeless client group
  • Have compassion and understanding for the issues homeless people face
  • Hold an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care or have the willingness to undertake study to achieve this
  • Be expected to complete registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within six months of taking up this post

Company Benefits

  • Savings Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Working Patterns
  • Generous Mileage Allowance
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement
  • Comprehensive Health and Well-being Package
  • Free access to online discounts for well-known retailers
  • Death in Service Benefit (up to three times your salary)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme (great savings from 25% - 39% on bikes and accessories)
  • Tech Scheme (great savings of up to 12% on a range of over 5,000 products including tablets, televisions, fitness trackers, phones, games consoles and kitchen appliances)
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Support Worker (Arbroath)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Arbroath
  • Closing 22nd October 2021

£500 Retention Payment!!

You will receive £500 if you are successfully appointed with Hillcrest Futures

£250 on successful completion of your 6 month probation period

£250 on successful completion of 12 months service

The Service

Our Priory Outreach service provides housing support and care at home for people with complex drug and alcohol issues who may also have other difficulties including; challenging behaviour, forensic needs, mental health difficulties, cognitive impairment and a physical disability.

The service provides practical support to people to maintain their tenancy and provide a safe and secure environment. The service also provides support to help people participate in social activities and access resources in the community relevant to their care and support needs.

We have part time, permanent hours available within the service.

We also have a 30 hour Maternity cover post available within the service. (Nine months or until post holder returns).

The Role

Your role as Support Worker will include:

Providing emotional support when the person you are working with is feeling low and supporting people to access further support services

Supporting the delivery of Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST) to people who are unable to do so themselves due to health needs

Working as part of a friendly and supportive staff team to provide the highest quality of care

Receiving training to effectively carry out your role including drug and alcohol awareness and naloxone training.

You Will

Be passionate about working with people to help them overcome their challenges and support their recovery

Have good communication skills, both written and verbal

Hold an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care, or have the ability and willingness to undertake this qualification

Be flexible in respect of shift patterns as these will include; early mornings, evenings and weekends

Be required to obtain registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post

Have a full driving licence and use of your own vehicle

Company Benefits

  • Savings Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Working Patterns
  • Generous Mileage Allowance
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement
  • Comprehensive Health and Well-being Package
  • Free access to online discounts for well-known retailers
  • Death in Service Benefit (up to three times your salary)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme (great savings from 25% - 39% on bikes and accessories)
  • Tech Scheme (great savings of up to 12% on a range of over 5,000 products including tablets, televisions, fitness trackers, phones, games consoles and kitchen appliances)
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Support Worker (Edinburgh Services)

  • Full time
  • £19,266
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th April 2021

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

The role of the Support Worker will include:

  • Building supportive relationships.
  • Assist individuals to tackle the issues that led to their homelessness.
  • Working to a rota that involves backshifts and weekend working.
  • Ability to use own initiative.
  • The adherence of standards set out by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) code of practice and Hillcrest Futures policies and procedures.

You Will

  • Be confident in dealing with a homeless client group.
  • Have compassion and understanding for the issues homeless people face.
  • Be required to either hold a registration with the SSSC or register within 6 months of your start date.
  • Either hold an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care or have the willingness to undertake study to achieve this.
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This vacancy has now closed

Asset Management Officer

  • Full time
  • £31,636 – £35,702
  • Dundee
  • Closing 7th May 2021

The Service

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.

The Role

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.

You Will

• 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

Company Benefits

• 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

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,790 – £22,405
  • Edinburgh with travel to Glasgow and Angus
  • Closing 30th May 2021

The Service

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

The role of the Project Worker will include:

  • Responsibility for developing drug and alcohol harm reduction initiatives in our homeless services including drug and alcohol awareness, overdose awareness and naloxone distribution, safer injecting advice and recovery activities;
  • Managing and supporting Peer Support Workers who will be based within services to help provide overdose awareness, support access to the Injecting Equipment Provision (IEP), distribute naloxone as well as developing initiatives to engage, mentor and coach people as part of their recovery through one to one and group activities.

You Will

  • Have knowledge of harm reduction and experience of working with a homeless client group;
  • Be self motivated with good people and time management skills;
  • Have the ability to co-operatively with a wide range of internal teams and external stakeholders to support and inspire change;
  • Hold an SVQ 3 in Health and Social Care (SCQF Level 6) or equivalent
Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,673 – £21,256
  • Perth & Kinross
  • Closing 22nd June 2021

The Service

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

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.

You Will

• 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

Company Benefits

• Pension Scheme

• Generous Holiday Entitlement

• Death in Service Benefit

• Comprehensive Health and Well-Being package

• Organisational Recognition and Reward Scheme

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Support Workers

  • Full time
  • £19,266
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th June 2021

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.

You Will

• 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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Support Worker

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 1st August 2021

The Service:

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.

The Role:

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.

You Will:

· 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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Communications & Media Manager (Maternity Cover)

  • Full time
  • £48,094 – £55,699
  • Explorer Road, Dundee
  • Closing 27th August 2021

The Service

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced communications professional to lead Hillcrest’s Communication and Fundraising Team, for a temporary period due to maternity cover. We are looking to recruit the right person, commencing in October 2021. In this role, you will be responsible for leading the communications and fundraising functions across four companies of a large, diverse and continually evolving organisation.

The Role

We’re looking for someone with significant communications experience who has the capability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment to ensure that the organisation’s objectives are met. We are moving to a hybrid way of working so time will be spent between home and our HQ in Dundee.

You Will

• Have the ability to operate at a senior level in a large and complex organisation, delivering strategic objectives

• Have significant communications and marketing experience across a wide range of media channels including digital and print, with a track record of applying metrics and insight to create engaging, audience appropriate content

• Have demonstrable management experience of leading a team and be able to lead, plan and organise with a creative and innovative approach

For informal enquiries, please contact Lesley Don, Corporate Services Director on: ldon@hillcresthomes.org.uk

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Support Worker (2 Posts)

  • Full time or Part time
  • TBC
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th September 2021

£500 Retention Payment!!

You will receive £500 if you are successfully appointed with Hillcrest Futures

£250 on successful completion of your 6 month probation period

£250 on successful completion of 12 months service

The Service

St John’s Hill provides care and support for men and women who are homeless, in our supported accommodation service based in the centre of Edinburgh. Care and support is available twenty four hours a day, seven days a week. We are a registered Housing Support Service.

The Role

As a Support Worker you will:

Provide support to individuals with a wide variety of support needs including, but not limited to, poor health and well-being, substance misuse, relationship breakdowns and low self esteem

Support individuals with daily living skills in order to equip them for moving into their own tenancies

You Will

Have a positive flexible attitude

Be committed to our values and the work we do

Be confident and assertive in your approach as this post does involve lone working

Hold an SVQ 2 in Health and Social Care, or equivalent, or have the ability and willingness to work towards this

Be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within the first six months of taking up the post

Company Benefits

Free access to a comprehensive Health and Well-being Package

Free access to on-line discounts for well-known retailers

Recognition and Reward Scheme

Flexible Working Patterns

Generous Holiday Entitlement

Free core training provided

Death in Service Benefit

Savings Scheme

Pension Scheme

PVG Costs Paid

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Concierge (Nights) (Female Only*) (2 Posts)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Lauriston In Leith
  • Closing 21st September 2021

£500 Retention Payment!!

You will receive £500 if you are successfully appointed with Hillcrest Futures

£250 on successful completion of your 6 month probation period

£250 on successful completion of 12 months service

The Service

Lauriston In Leith provides care and support for women who are homeless, in our supported accommodation service based near Ferry Road. Care and support is available twenty four hours a day, seven days a week. We are a registered Housing Support Service.

The Role

As a Concierge you will:

Provide support to individuals with a wide variety of support needs including, but not limited to, poor health and wellbeing, substance misuse, relationship breakdowns and low self esteem

Support individuals with daily living skills in order to equip them for moving into their own tenancies.

You Will

Have a positive flexible attitude

Be committed to our values and the work we do

Be confident and assertive in your approach as this post does involve lone working

*Please Note - this post is exempt under section 7 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, therefore only female candidates will be considered.

Company Benefits

Free access to a comprehensive Health and Well-being Package

Free access to on-line discounts for well-known retailers

Recognition and Reward Scheme

Flexible Working Patterns

Generous Holiday Entitlement

Free core training provided

Death in Service Benefit

Savings Scheme

Pension Scheme

PVG Costs Paid

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Concierge(Nights)

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd September 2021

£500 Retention Payment!!

You will receive £500 if you are successfully appointed with Hillcrest Futures

£250 on successful completion of your 6 month probation period

£250 on successful completion of 12 months service

The Service

Our service provides supported accommodation for homeless individuals, with a variety of support needs, including substance misuse and mental health. Our service is based in Edinburgh.

The Role

As a Concierge you will:

· Work alone to provide overnight cover for the service, ensuring the building and all individuals are safe and secure

· Deal with any emergency situations in accordance with organisational policies and procedures

· Work shifts from 9:00pm to 8:10am and you will carry out seven shifts over a two week period

You Will

· Be confident in dealing with a homeless client group, and have compassion and understanding for the issues homeless people face.

· Have a positive flexible attitude

· Be committed to our values and the work we do

· Be confident and assertive in your approach as this post does involve lone working

Company Benefits

· PVG costs paid in full

· Generous holiday entitlement

· Generous mileage Allowance

· Free core training provided on site

· Savings Scheme

· Death in Service Benefit

· Comprehensive Health and Well-being Package

· Organisational Recognition and Reward Scheme

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