Elpis Trust
Elpis Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC017103

Elpis Centre assists young women to prepare for independence through individually tailored plans that focus on developing living skills, social skills, and learning and employment opportunities. In addition Elpis maintains a critical focus on health and emotional wellbeing to support young women to maximize opportunities to develop and grow.

Current vacancies

Housing Support Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £19,164 – £21,057
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 26th July 2021

Elpis Trust delivers a person centred housing support service to 18 service users who are experiencing homelessness or are care leavers aged between 16-25 years. The supported accommodation is based in the Core service and satellite flats in the Ruchill and Mayhill area of Glasgow. Elpis provides a high quality support service which addresses service users’ identified and assessed needs and reflects the aims of the service to work within relevant organisational and statutory policies, including health and safety, employment and equality laws. This includes adhering to Scottish Social Services Council codes of practice, National Care Standards and contractual requirements. Staffs work closely with service users to write up support plans and deliver an individually tailored service, utilising Ladders to Success and GIRFEC, SHANARRI Outcomes.

Job Purpose:

To have specific working responsibility for 18 vulnerable young women, 9 living in the Core building and 9 in satellite flats in the Ruchill and Maryhill areas of Glasgow.

Full Job Descriptions are available for download below.

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Education and Employment Worker

  • Part time
  • £18,746 – £20,602 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 29th March 2021

Elpis Centre is looking for an experienced and energetic Education and Employment worker to work within our housing support service in North-West Glasgow that works with young women (aged 16 – 25 years) who have been homeless, are care leavers or unaccompanied asylum seekers.

The Education and Employment Worker will focus on improving the outcomes of Elpis residents by providing 1:1 and group interventions (planned and ad-hoc), alongside supporting colleagues to enhance overall organisational capacity. This post is funded by the Bank of Scotland Foundation and is initially available for two years.

The successful candidate will be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme, have a level 3/4 diploma in careers and advice and guidance or similar as a minimum qualification, have at least 3 years’ experience of a similar role in Education and employment (including providing 1:1 and group support for young women), be an experienced team worker, and understand the impact of inequalities and trauma on Elpis’ client group.

Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 applies in relation to the occupational requirement for this role.

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Education and Employment Worker

  • Part time
  • £18,976 – £21,595 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 6th July 2021

Elpis Centre is looking for an experienced and energetic Education and Employment worker to work within our housing support service in North-West Glasgow that works with young women (aged 16 – 25 years) who have been homeless, are care leavers or unaccompanied asylum seekers.

The Education and Employment Worker will focus on improving the outcomes of Elpis residents by providing 1:1 and group interventions (planned and ad-hoc), alongside supporting colleagues to enhance overall organisational capacity. This post is funded by funded by Miss Agnes Hunters Trust, Pilgrim Trust and The Roberston Trust and is initially available for two years.

The successful candidate will be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups , SVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care be an experienced team worker, and understand the impact of inequalities and trauma on Elpis’ client group.

Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 applies in relation to the occupational requirement for this role.

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