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Support Workers

  • Full time
  • TBC
  • Glasgow and North Lanarkshire,
  • Closing 27th September 2019

  • Advertised from 27th August 2019


Simon Community Scotland is the largest provider of homelessness services in Scotland, with a reputation for excellence. Everything we do is about and for people:the people we support, our staff, our partners and everyone affected by homelessness.

Support Worker 2 – Gender Specific*

We are looking for Support Workers to work in a creative, trauma-informed service for women across Scotland. We want to deliver female orientated services and responses that matter to women and really make a difference. The ideal candidate will:

  • Develop a trauma-informed community for women who are experiencing homelessness
  • Have the ability to gather evidence and develop a real understanding of the gender specific issues which affect women in order to deliver services that are sustainable and effect lasting change

·To contribute as an effective team member to the development of the activities of the service.

·To promote choice, well-being and the protection of service users from the risk of danger, harm or abuse.

*The post is exempt under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 so only female applicants may apply and are subject to PVG disclosure checks

Support Worker 1 & 2 – North Lanarkshire Services

Based in Motherwell, Airdrie and Wishaw

Support Workers will provide positive practical and emotional support to people who use the service that focuses on goals, promotes choice and encourages personal responsibility. Support Workers will also establish and maintain effective professional relationships with a range of external partners to ensure support to service users is coordinated and in agreement with identified care plans.

·To work with service users to develop and deliver person-centred support plans that achieve the best possible outcomes for people who use the service.

·To encourage people who use services to take an active role in their support and in all decisions relating to them or their support.

·To participate in the monitoring and evaluation of services provided to people who use the service.

We ask for your compassion, creativity, flexibility, eternal optimism and positive approach as well as a commitment to living the values of our organisation with your colleagues, partners and crucially with the people we support.

Why work with Simon Community?

Life insurance is x4 times your salary, a contributory pension scheme where we pay 4%, 35 days annual leave (38 days after 5 years), and holiday buy back scheme and childcare vouchers, also the option to join our Health Plan and Credit Union.

We will also invest in your career through learning and development and we have an amazing program of classroom, online and self-directed learning in place, backed by great leadership and an organisation that empowers frontline staff to deliver impact for service users.

Application notes

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