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

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.

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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.

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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.

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