Blue Triangle Housing Association
Blue Triangle Housing Association

Charity registered in Scotland SC010858

Blue Triangle exists to support, accommodate and assist vulnerable people to achieve better lives.

Current vacancies

Project Workers – Port Seton

  • Part time
  • £20,884 – £21,967 pro-rata
  • Port Seton
  • Closing 11th August 2021

We are looking for two enthusiastic individuals with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidates will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve two/three shifts per week (including weekends), however there are good opportunities for overtime. Shift pattern are 06:45-14:45, 10:00-18:00 and 14:15-22:15.

You will have an SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

Shortlist

Night Project Worker – Holland Street

  • Full time
  • £20,884 – £21,967
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 6th August 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

An SVQ3 qualification in social care would be advantageous however not necessary. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

Typical shift pattern is 4 on from 22:30 to 07:00 over a 4 week set rota. The post is double cover.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

Shortlist

Night Relief Workers – Glasgow

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow, Somerset Place/Sauchiehall Street/Shettleston/Holland Street
  • Closing 16th August 2021

We are looking for relief workers to cover night shifts on weekdays and weekends. Working as part of a team to provide care and support to service users in a residential service. Service user’s capacity ranges from 8 to 25. Two projects are looked after and accommodated and 2 are emergency. Service users have a range of complex needs including addictions and mental health. You must be a good communicator and be able to work Microsoft word on a PC. You will ensure the safety and security of the building at all times and to undertake tasks relating to health and safety including wellbeing checks and general maintenance and cleaning tasks.

You must be reliable, trustworthy, able to risk assess on the go. You must work with a trauma informed approach, be patient, calm and understanding.

Many of the people we work with are vulnerable and have complex issues, therefore, we are looking for highly motivated relief workers with excellent communication skills who have a personal value set that matches ours.

· People focused

· Integrity

· Going the extra mile

· Quality

Shift patterns are between 21:00 – 05:00 and 23:00 – 07:15. There are some periods of lone working in Somerset Place and Shettleston.

· Do you have the motivation to undertake this role?

· Are you a people person who wants to help homeless people improve their lives?

· Do you see yourself working in the social care sector?

If so this could be a stepping stone role into a career in the social care sector. You will have the opportunity to take part in related training and receive one to one inputs to reviewing your work practice.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

Shortlist

Night Housing Assistant – Chalmers Court, Ayr

  • Part time
  • £17,010 – £17,276 pro-rata
  • Ayr
  • Closing 10th August 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to complement the work of our support teams by ensuring the security of the building through observation and checks, maintaining health, safety and hygiene standards and following procedures such as for financial transactions, admissions and leavers, housing benefit, incident reports and building repairs reports.

You should have sound literacy and numeracy skills and experience of dealing with challenging behaviour. Other essentials include: experience of team working; good verbal communication; the ability to interact with people in an appropriate and positive way; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The post will involve 3 - 4 night shifts per week from on a rolling rota basis.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

Shortlist

Night Project Worker – Viewpark

  • Part time
  • £20,884 – £21,967 pro-rata
  • Viewpark, Uddingston
  • Closing 25th August 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service in Viewpark to assist and support vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve 3 – 4 shifts per week between 23:00 and 07:00. The post is lone working.

An SVQ3 qualification in social care would be advantageous however not necessary. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The service works within a model of delivery built around Psychologically Informed Environments.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

Shortlist

Relief Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Musselburgh / Port Seton
  • Closing 27th August 2021

We are looking for relief workers to cover around the clock shifts on weekdays and weekends. We provide accommodation and support to adults who are homeless and moving on from homeless accommodation.

We provide support, advice and assistance to individuals and groups regarding practical skills, physical health and wellbeing.

We provide opportunities to explore personal interests, occupation of time and positive social networks.

Many of the people we work with are vulnerable and have complex issues, therefore, we are looking for highly motivated relief workers with excellent communication skills who have a personal value set that matches ours.

• People focused

• Integrity

• Going the extra mile

• Quality

Work will be in our supported residential services or follow on services.

• Do you have the motivation to undertake this role?

• Are you a people person who wants to help homeless people improve their lives?

• Do you see yourself working in the social care sector?

If so this could be a stepping stone role into a career in the social care sector. You will have the opportunity to take part in related training and receive one to one inputs to reviewing your work practice.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

Shortlist

Night Project Worker – Musselburgh

  • Part time
  • £20,884 – £21,967 pro-rata
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 27th August 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve two/three rota shifts per week between 23:00 and 07:00.

An SVQ3 qualification in social care would be advantageous however not necessary. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

Shortlist

Night Project Workers – Charles Brownlie Services

  • Part time
  • £20,884 – £21,967 pro-rata
  • Hamilton and Blantyre
  • Closing 23rd August 2021

We are looking for four enthusiastic individuals with the right values to join our Charles Brownlie service in Hamilton and Blantyre to assist and support vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The projects are part of a 3 site service.

The Hamilton site consist of 12 Beds (12x 1 Bed Self-Contained). Half of the accommodation is supported accommodation and half is first stop emergency accommodation taking referrals 24 hrs per day.

The Blantyre site consists of 11 flats (5 x 1 bed self-contained flats and 6 x self-contained bedsits).

The service provides support for people from 16+ and adults experiencing homelessness, including care experiences young people.

The successful candidates will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

Shift pattern follows an 8 week rolling rota consisting of one week at 1 x 10hr shift and 3 weeks at 2 x 10hr from 22:00 to 08:00. The posts are each lone working, with phone support available from night shift colleagues at your sister projects and on call manager system.

An SVQ3 qualification in social care would be advantageous however not necessary. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication and sound computer literacy, knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

Shortlist

Night Project Worker – Kilmarnock, Whatriggs

  • Part time
  • £20,884 – £21,967 pro-rata
  • Kilmarnock, Whatriggs
  • Closing 18th August 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable care leavers to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a team to provide meaningful support to service users and to ensure the security of the project. You will manage a small case load, providing person centred support that covers practical, emotional and personal issues. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

An SVQ3 qualification in social care would be advantageous however not necessary. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues; challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; resilience and perseverance in the face of resistance and sometimes aggressive behaviour; knowledge of homelessness; knowledge of issues experienced by young people who have had to be removed from their primary care giver; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The service works within a model of delivery built around Psychologically Informed Environments.

Typical shifts are 20 hours over two consecutive nights per week between 22:00 – 08:00.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date.

After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling and life assurance.

Shortlist

Project Worker – Kilmarnock, Whatriggs

  • Part time
  • £20,884 – £21,967 pro-rata
  • Kilmarnock, Whatriggs
  • Closing 18th August 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable young people affected by homelessness to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a team to provide meaningful support to service users and to ensure the security of the project. You will manage a small case load, providing person centred support that covers practical, emotional and personal issues. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

An SVQ3 qualification in social care would be advantageous however not necessary. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues; challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; resilience and perseverance in the face of resistance and sometimes aggressive behaviour; knowledge of homelessness; knowledge of issues experienced by young people who have had to be removed from their primary care giver; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The service works within a model of delivery built around Psychologically Informed Environments. Please read the attached Role Profile in detail.

The post involves 3 shifts over 7 days between 07:30 and 22:30 including alternate weekend working.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling and life assurance.

Shortlist
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Housing First Outreach Intensive Support Workers

  • Part time
  • £20,884 – £21,967 pro-rata
  • Kilmarnock
  • Closing 6th April 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an outreach, intensive support service, which will be run jointly with East Ayrshire Council. This will initially be for one year, although it is hoped that this will be extended by East Ayrshire Council at the end of this period.

The position will be an intensive support role based within the East Ayrshire area and supporting service users referred by East Ayrshire Council who may be in other temporary accommodation or in their own tenancy where this intense support may prevent them from losing this accommodation.

The service users will come from the harder to engage group and be case managed by East Ayrshire Council whilst intensely supported by BTHA.

You should be a highly motivated and experienced support worker with the skills to hit the ground running and manage a small case load of 5 people at any one time. This is a great opportunity to further develop your skills and experience.

The posts will be 17.5 hours per week and although it may mainly be working within office hours you must have the flexibility to work in the evenings if and when required and on occasional weekend’s dependant on service user’s needs.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling and life assurance.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Night Relief Workers – Viewpark

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Viewpark, Uddingston
  • Closing 30th March 2021

We are looking for relief workers to cover night shifts on weekdays and weekends. We provide accommodation and support to adults who are homeless and moving on from homeless accommodation.

We provide support, advice and assistance to individuals and groups regarding practical skills, physical health and wellbeing.

We provide opportunities to explore personal interests, occupation of time and positive social networks.

Many of the people we work with are vulnerable and have complex issues, therefore, we are looking for highly motivated relief workers with excellent communication skills who have a personal value set that matches ours.

• People focused

• Integrity

• Going the extra mile

• Quality

Work will be in our supported residential services or follow on services.

• Do you have the motivation to undertake this role?

• Are you a people person who wants to help homeless people improve their lives?

• Do you see yourself working in the social care sector?

If so this could be a stepping stone role into a career in the social care sector. You will have the opportunity to take part in related training and receive one to one inputs to reviewing your work practice.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Night Project Worker (Charles Brownlie Services Hamilton (Portwell))

  • Full time
  • £20,884 – £21,967
  • Hamilton (Portwell)
  • Closing 21st April 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our Charles Brownlie service in Hamilton to assist and support vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The project is part of a 3 site service.

The Hamilton site consist of 12 Beds (12x Self-Contained 1 bed flats). Half of the accommodation is supported accommodation and half is first stop emergency accommodation taking referrals 24 hrs per day.

The service provides support for people from 16+ and adults experiencing homelessness, including care experienced young people.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

Typical shift pattern is 4 on/4 off from 22:00 to 08:00 over an 8 week rolling rota. The post is lone working.

You will have an SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker – Holland Street

  • Part time
  • £20,884 – £21,967 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 30th April 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

You will have an SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The post will involve two shifts per week over a rolling rota.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Night Project Worker – Viewpark

  • Part time
  • £20,884 – £21,967 pro-rata
  • Uddingston
  • Closing 10th May 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service in Viewpark to assist and support vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve 3 – 4 shifts per week between 23:00 and 07:00. The post is lone working.

You will have an SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The service works within a model of delivery built around Psychologically Informed Environments.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Intense Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,884 – £21,967
  • South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 18th May 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an innovative outreach, intensive support service, which will be run jointly with South Lanarkshire Council. This will initially be until 31 May 2022, although it is hoped that this will be extended by South Lanarkshire Council at the end of this period.

The position will be an intensive support role based within the South Lanarkshire area and supporting service users referred by South Lanarkshire Council who may be in other temporary accommodation or in their own tenancy where this intense support may prevent them from losing this accommodation.

The service users will come from the harder to engage group and be case managed by South Lanarkshire Council whilst intensely supported by BTHA.

You should be a highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced support worker with the skills to hit the ground running and manage a small case load of 6 people at any one time. This is a great opportunity to further develop your skills and experience.

This post will be 35 hours per week and although it may mainly be working within office hours you must have the flexibility to work in the evenings if and when required and on occasional weekend’s dependant on service user’s needs.

You will have an SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling and life assurance.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Night Relief Workers

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Various Locations
  • Closing 24th May 2021

Group A: Alexandria / Bonhill / Clydebank / Paisley / Renfrew

Group B: Glasgow City Centre (3 projects) / Shettleston

Group C: Blantyre / East Kilbride / Hamilton / Lanark / Uddingston

Group D: Ayr / Kilmarnock

Group E: Musselburgh / Port Seton

Group F: Oban

Salary scale: £9.35 per hour – pay award pending

Flexible hours as and when required (hours not guaranteed)

We are looking for relief workers to cover night shifts on weekdays and weekends. We provide accommodation and support to adults who are homeless and moving on from homeless accommodation.

We provide support, advice and assistance to individuals and groups regarding practical skills, physical health and wellbeing.

We provide opportunities to explore personal interests, occupation of time and positive social networks.

Many of the people we work with are vulnerable and have complex issues, therefore, we are looking for highly motivated relief workers with excellent communication skills who have a personal value set that matches ours.

• People focused

• Integrity

• Going the extra mile

• Quality

Work will be in our supported residential services or follow on services.

• Do you have the motivation to undertake this role?

• Are you a people person who wants to help homeless people improve their lives?

• Do you see yourself working in the social care sector?

If so this could be a stepping stone role into a career in the social care sector. You will have the opportunity to take part in related training and receive one to one inputs to reviewing your work practice.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Outreach Relief Workers

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • All areas across Lanarkshire
  • Closing 24th May 2021

We are looking for relief workers to cover around the clock shifts on weekdays and weekends both within our residential and outreach services. We provide accommodation and support to adults who are homeless and moving on from homeless accommodation and also intensive outreach support to people living in their own tenancies.

We provide support, advice and assistance to individuals and groups regarding practical skills, physical health and wellbeing and emotional support.

We provide opportunities to explore personal interests, occupation of time and positive social networks.

Many of the people we work with are vulnerable and have complex issues, therefore, we are looking for highly motivated relief workers with excellent communication skills who have a personal value set that matches ours.

· People focused

· Integrity

· Going the extra mile

· Quality

Work will be in our supported residential services, outreach services and follow on services.

· Do you have the motivation to undertake this role?

· Are you a people person who wants to help homeless people improve their lives?

· Do you see yourself working in the social care sector?

If so this could be a stepping stone role into a career in the social care sector. You will have the opportunity to take part in related training and receive one to one inputs to reviewing your work practice.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Intense Support Worker – Hamilton

  • Full time
  • £20,884 – £21,967
  • Hamilton
  • Closing 24th May 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an innovative Bail Support Service within South Lanarkshire Council which will be run in partnership with Blue Triangle Housing Association, South Lanarkshire Council Housing Department and SWD Criminal Justice Service. This new pilot service will initially be until 31 December 2021, with a view to it being extended after the initial 6-month trial period.

The position will be an outreach intensive support role based within South Lanarkshire to specifically support service users released from court on bail in an identified temporary furnished flat within the local area. All referrals will come via South Lanarkshire Council.

You should be a highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced support worker with the skills to be proactive and be able to use your own initiative. Ideally you will have an understanding and knowledge of the Criminal Justice system. This is a great opportunity to further develop your skills and experience and be part of an exciting new service and be involved in developing this service from the beginning.

This post will be 35 hours per week and you must have the flexibility to work in the evenings if and when required and on occasional weekend’s dependant on service user’s needs.

You will have an SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling and life assurance.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Intense Support Worker– Chalmers Court

  • Full time
  • £20,884 – £21,967
  • South Ayrshire
  • Closing 21st May 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an outreach, intense support service, which will be run in partnership with South Ayrshire Council’s ADP. This will initially be for one year, although it is hoped that this will be extended at the end of this period.

The position will be an intensive recovery support role based within four supported accommodation services in the South Ayrshire area and supporting service users referred by South Ayrshire Council.

The service users will come from the harder to engage group, and be affected by addictions.

You should be a highly motivated individual with lived experience, and with the skills to hit the ground running.

You will provide early intervention and a range of supports for new referrals and existing residents in the South Ayrshire Supported Accommodation Services; work collaboratively with existing services; increase engagement in addiction and community support services; deliver recovery groups, one to one work, drop in services, elements of street work; reduce barriers to support; identify / create faster routes to services through positive and collaborative partnership working; develop recovery resilience by providing support to empower individuals to forge strong social connections which enable their sustainment of focused recovery from long term addictions; help individuals to repair and build positive social networks and relationships at the right pace for them; accompany individuals to key, essential appointments relating to addictions and mental health where required; promote harm reduction and prevent overdoses, and maintain accurate records for monitoring purposes.

This is a great opportunity to further develop your skills and experience.

The post will be 35 hours per week and although it may mainly be working within office hours you must have the flexibility to work in the evenings if and when required and on occasional weekend’s dependant on service user’s needs.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling and life assurance.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker – Kilmarnock

  • Full time
  • £20,884 – £21,967
  • Kilmarnock
  • Closing 9th June 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable young people affected by homelessness to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a team to provide meaningful support to service users and to ensure the security of the project. You will manage a small case load, providing person centred support that covers practical, emotional and personal issues. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

You will have an SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues; challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; resilience and perseverance in the face of resistance and sometimes aggressive behaviour; knowledge of homelessness; knowledge of issues experienced by young people who have had to be removed from their primary care giver; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The post involves 5 shifts over 7 days between 07:00 and 22:00 including alternate weekend working.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling and life assurance.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Night Project Worker - Viewpark

  • Part time
  • £20,884 – £21,967 pro-rata
  • Uddingston
  • Closing 30th June 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service in Viewpark to assist and support vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve 3 – 4 shifts per week between 23:00 and 07:00. The post is lone working.

You will have an SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The service works within a model of delivery built around Psychologically Informed Environments.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

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Housing Assistant – Paisley

  • Part time
  • £17,010 – £17,276 pro-rata
  • Paisley
  • Closing 22nd June 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to complement the work of our support teams by ensuring the security of the building through observation and checks, maintaining health, safety and hygiene standards and following procedures such as for financial transactions, admissions and leavers, housing benefit, incident reports and building repairs reports.

You should have sound literacy and numeracy skills and experience of dealing with challenging behaviour. Other essentials include: experience of team working; good verbal communication; the ability to interact with people in an appropriate and positive way; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The post will involve two - four rota shifts per week.

Typical shift patterns: 07:45-15:15 and 14:45-22:15 including week days, evenings and weekends.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

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Night Project Worker – North High Street, Musselburgh

  • Full time
  • £20,884 – £21,967
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 5th July 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve three/four night shifts per week, however there are good opportunities for overtime. Shift pattern is 22:00 – 07:00.

You will have an SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

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Night Project Workers – Charles Brownlie Services, Hamilton and Blantyre

  • Part time
  • £20,884 – £21,967 pro-rata
  • Hamilton & Blantyre
  • Closing 29th June 2021

We are looking for four enthusiastic individuals with the right values to join our Charles Brownlie service in Hamilton and Blantyre to assist and support vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The projects are part of a 3 site service.

The Hamilton site consist of 12 Beds (12x 1 Bed Self-Contained). Half of the accommodation is supported accommodation and half is first stop emergency accommodation taking referrals 24 hrs per day.

The Blantyre site consists of 11 flats (5 x 1 bed self-contained flats and 6 x self-contained bedsits).

The service provides support for people from 16+ and adults experiencing homelessness, including care experiences young people.

The successful candidates will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

Shift pattern follows an 8 week rolling rota consisting of 2 weeks at 1 x 10hr shift / 6 weeks at 2 x 10hr shifts from 22:00 to 08:00. The posts are each lone working, with phone support available from night shift colleagues at your sister projects and on call manager system.

You will have an SVQ3 qualification in health and social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication and sound computer literacy, knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

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Project Worker – Viewpark

  • Part time
  • £20,884 – £21,967 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 6th July 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

You will have an SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The service works within a model of delivery built around Psychologically Informed Environments.

The post will involve two shifts per week.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

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Night Project Worker – Sauchiehall Street

  • Part time
  • £20,884 – £21,967 pro-rata
  • Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
  • Closing 23rd July 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve 7 shifts over a 4 week rolling rota.

You will have an SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

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Project Worker – Viewpark

  • Full time
  • £20,884 – £21,967
  • Viewpark, Uddingston
  • Closing 3rd August 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

You will have an SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The service works within a model of delivery built around Psychologically Informed Environments.

The post will involve 4 - 5 shifts per week between 06:45 and 23:15.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

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Housing Assistant – Oban

  • Full time
  • £17,010 – £17,276
  • Oban
  • Closing 30th July 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to complement the work of our support teams by ensuring the security of the building through observation and checks, maintaining health, safety and hygiene standards and following procedures such as for financial transactions, admissions and leavers, housing benefit, incident reports and building repairs reports.

You should have sound literacy and numeracy skills and experience of dealing with challenging behaviour. Other essentials include: experience of team working; good verbal communication; the ability to interact with people in an appropriate and positive way; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The service accommodates and supports people aged 16 and over who are homeless. Housing Assistants manage the accommodated buildings 24/7 and provide a contact point for service users who may need some assistance or guidance where required, this involves lone working.

Typical shifts are between 07:45 – 15:15 and 14:45 – 22:15 over a three week rolling rota.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

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Project Worker – Lanark

  • Part time
  • £20,884 – £21,967 pro-rata
  • Lanark
  • Closing 5th August 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve three shifts per week, however there are good opportunities for overtime. Typical shift patterns are 07:30 – 15:30; 10:00 – 18:00 and 14:30 – 22:30.

There will be ample opportunity for overtime shifts.

An SVQ3 qualification in social care would be advantageous however not necessary. Essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

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