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 Worker –Clydebank

  • Full time
  • £20,475 – £21,537
  • Clydebank
  • Closing 28th August 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service in Clydebank 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. 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 skills and prepare for independent living. This will include ensuring that minimum standards of health, safety & hygiene are both established & maintained in all communal areas.

The Clydebank project provides accommodation and support for people aged 16 and over who are experiencing homelessness. The support offered is needs-led with regular reviews. It accommodates 13 people with single bedrooms and shared kitchens, lounges and laundry facilities as well as 4 single flats within the accommodation.

The project provides 24 hour staff cover and has a staff team of 1 Project Manager, 1 Assistant Manager, 3 full-time Project Workers and 3 part-time Project Workers.

The post will involve 5 x shifts per week over a 4 week rolling rota, and weekends are included.

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; 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 insurance.

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Project Worker – North High Street, Musselburgh

  • Part time
  • £20,475 – £21,537 pro-rata
  • North High Street, Musselburgh
  • Closing 30th August 2019

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 shifts over a four week rolling rota, however there are good opportunities for overtime.

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 Worker – Charles Brownlie Hamilton

  • Full time
  • £20,475 – £21,537
  • Portwell
  • Closing 27th August 2019

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

The project is part of a 3 site service. Portwell, Hamilton, provides support for Homeless People and care experienced young people.

The site consist of 12 Beds (6x 1 Bed Self-Contained Flats and 6 x Bedsits). Half of the accommodation is supported accommodation and half is first stop emergency accommodation taking referrals 24 hrs per day.

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 2-5 shifts per week over a 4 week rolling rota.

Typical shift pattern is 22:00 – 08:00.

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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Project Worker (Oban)

  • Full time
  • £20,475 – £21,537
  • Oban
  • Closing 12th July 2019

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 service accommodates and supports people aged 18 and over who are experiencing homelessness. Typical shifts are 8 hours over a four week rolling rota. Shift patterns are 09:00 – 17:00; 11:00 – 19:00 and 15:00 – 22:00.

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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This vacancy has now closed

Housing Support Worker (Renfrew)

  • Part time
  • £20,475 – £21,537 pro-rata
  • Renfrew
  • Closing 15th July 2019

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.

Renfrew project delivers housing support to service users 21 years and over within a residential setting and a support/ housing assistant model. There are 17 flats split across 2 buildings in close location to each other. The service is staffed 24 hours a day by housing assistants. Support is on a needs led basis while at the project and can be delivered for up to 8 weeks after service user’s move to their own tenancies.

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 successful applicant will join a team of Support Staff who will be skilled to support all areas relating to tenancy sustainment, including:

  • Independent Living Skills; Cooking, budgeting, benefits, cleaning, dealing with forms, reporting repairs and paying rent;
  • Interpersonal Skills; Living in communities, door control, dealing with difficult neighbours;
  • Personal Issues; Sexual health, relationships, substance awareness, physical & mental health;
  • Occupation of Time; Education, training, employment, leisure activities, outward bound.

This service’s main aim is to support tenancy sustainment and to reduce repeat homelessness. The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting service user’s at the project then moving them into their own tenancy and helping to sustain these.

The post will involve four shifts per week (3 x 5hrs and 1 x 6hrs between 08:00 – 20:00 and will involve 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.

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This vacancy has now closed

Housing Assistant (Renfrew)

  • Part time
  • £16,480 – £16,738 pro-rata
  • Renfrew
  • Closing 15th July 2019

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

2 x 8 hour shifts from 07:45 to 15:45 or 14:15 to 22:15 over a 7 day 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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This vacancy has now closed

Night Project Worker - Kilmarnock Whatriggs

  • Part time
  • £20,475 – £21,573 pro-rata
  • Kilmarnock
  • Closing 12th July 2019

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.

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

Typical shift pattern 10pm – 8am over a 7 day 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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This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker – Lanark

  • Part time
  • £20,475 – £21,537 pro-rata
  • Lanark
  • Closing 17th July 2019

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.

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

Housing Support Worker – Renfrew

  • Part time
  • £20,475 – £21,537 pro-rata
  • Renfrew
  • Closing 22nd July 2019

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.

Renfrew project delivers housing support to service users 21 years and over within a residential setting and a support/ housing assistant model. There are 17 flats split across 2 buildings in close location to each other. The service is staffed 24 hours a day by housing assistants. Support is on a needs led basis while at the project and can be delivered for up to 8 weeks after service user’s move to their own tenancies.

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 successful applicant will join a team of Support Staff who will be skilled to support all areas relating to tenancy sustainment, including:

· Independent Living Skills; Cooking, budgeting, benefits, cleaning, dealing with forms, reporting repairs and paying rent;

· Interpersonal Skills; Living in communities, door control, dealing with difficult neighbours;

· Personal Issues; Sexual health, relationships, substance awareness, physical & mental health;

· Occupation of Time; Education, training, employment, leisure activities, outward bound.

This service’s main aim is to support tenancy sustainment and to reduce repeat homelessness. The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting service user’s at the project then moving them into their own tenancy and helping to sustain these.

The post will involve four shifts per week between 08:00 and 20:00 and will involve 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 – East Kilbride

  • Part time
  • £20,475 – £21,537 pro-rata
  • East Kilbride
  • Closing 25th July 2019

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

The project is part of a 3 site service. The East Kilbride Site is Emergency First Stop Accommodation, 12 beds (2 x bedsits and 5 x 1 bedroom flats), individuals 16+ age group and families (however we do not directly support any children).

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 a 2 shifts per week including one weekend every two weeks over a 4 week rolling rota with typical shift patterns of 21:45 – 07:15.

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.

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This vacancy has now closed

Night Project Worker – Charles Brownlie Blantyre

  • Full time
  • £20,475 – £21,537
  • Blantyre
  • Closing 26th July 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service in Hamilton 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 project is part of a 3 site service. The Blantyre site provides supported accommodation for individuals aged 16+ who are homeless young people/adults and care experienced young people. It consists of 11 beds (6 x 1 bed self-contained flats and 5 x bedsits).

The post will involve 2 or 5 rota shifts per week over a four week rolling rota between 22:00 and 08:00.

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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This vacancy has now closed

Temporary Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,475 – £21,537
  • Hamilton
  • Closing 7th August 2019

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

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 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 four/five shifts per week on occasion 6 shifts: 07:00 – 16:00 and 16:00 – 23:00 on a four week 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.

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This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker – Oban

  • Full time
  • £20,475 – £21,537
  • Oban
  • Closing 14th August 2019

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 service accommodates and supports people aged 18 and over who are experiencing homelessness. Typical shifts are 8 hours over a four week rolling rota. Shift patterns are 09:00 – 17:00; 11:00 – 19:00 and 15:00 – 22:00.

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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This vacancy has now closed

Night Project Worker – Shettleston

  • Part time
  • £20,475 – £21,537 pro-rata
  • Shettleston, Glasgow
  • Closing 15th August 2019

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 three shifts per week, 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.

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This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker – Holland Street

  • Full time
  • £20,475 – £21,537
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th August 2019

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.

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 successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a team to support and ensure the welfare of service users and building security. They will manage a small case load providing person centred support covering practical, emotional and personal issues. Their responsibilities will include assisting services users and preparing them for the move to permanent tenancies and sustain independent living.

Experience of working with vulnerable service users as well as an awareness of drug and alcohol issues will be advantageous.

Holland Street project provides emergency accommodation situated within a safe and secure environment for up to 25 people, aged 18 - 35 years, who are experiencing a period of homelessness. The fully furnished accommodation is configured by a series of flats, with service users sharing lounge, kitchen, bathroom and laundry facilities, but having the sole occupancy of a bedroom.

The project provides 24 hour staff cover and has a staff team of 1 Project Manager, 1 Assistant Manager, 7 full-time Project Workers and 2 part-time Project Workers. There is also a bank of relief staff to provide cover where necessary.

The post will involve 5 rota shifts per week between 06:45-14:45; 07:00-15:00 or 14:45-22:45; 15:00-23:00.

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
This vacancy has now closed

Night Project Worker – Clydebank

  • Full time
  • £20,475 – £21,537
  • Clydebank
  • Closing 21st August 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service in Clydebank 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. 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 skills and prepare for independent living. This will include ensuring that minimum standards of health, safety & hygiene are both established & maintained in all communal areas.

The Clydebank project provides accommodation and support for people aged 16 and over who are experiencing homelessness. The support offered is needs-led with regular reviews. Accommodates 13 people with single bedrooms and shared kitchens, lounges and laundry facilities as well as 4 single flats within the accommodation.

The project provides 24 hour staff cover and has a staff team of 1 Project Manager, 1 Assistant Manager, 3 full-time Project Workers and 3 part-time Project Workers.

The post will involve 4 x 10 hour shifts (22:00 – 08:00) per week over a 2 week rolling rota, and alternate weekends are included.

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; 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 insurance.

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