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Early Intervention Worker

  • Part time
  • £19,343 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th August 2019

  • Advertised from 7th August 2019
  • £9.30 per hour. 20 hours a week, Tuesday-Friday, 10.30am-3.30pm (with some flexibility).


One of the UK’s most inspiring and best known faith-based organisations, The Salvation Army, is looking for a motivated, compassionate and dynamic individual to join us as Early Intervention Worker at our Edinburgh homeless service. It is a progressive, forward thinking project that offers a wide range of support services including a crisis intervention, group work and a café area, and aims to provide a safe place where clients feel a sense of comfort, dignity and social acceptance.

As Early Intervention Worker you will be key to ensuring the day to day running of the service, through one to one and group work to achieve successful outcomes for our vulnerable clients. You will be responsible for developing and delivering a high quality programme of engagement which promotes client choice and control. You will address client support needs, enable them to achieve positive life changes and ultimately empower them to lead more sustainable lifestyles. You will also provide direct, practical support through the operation of the café, clothing store and engagement with other support partners in the centre and across Edinburgh.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate:

  • Build Relationships by showing compassion, respect and non-judgement
  • Motivation towards supporting vulnerable clients to achieve focussed and positive life outcomes
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good team working skills
  • Proficiency in a range of IT packages including Microsoft.

The successful candidate will be able to work within the Christian ethos of The Salvation Army.

Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (pro rata for part time) a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan, an employee assistance programme and opportunities for further training.

Appointment subject to satisfactory references, eligibility to work in the UK and a satisfactory PVG scheme disclosure check.

Application notes

Closing date: 25th August 2019.

Interviews: week beginning 2nd September 2019.

To find out more and to apply, please see the Salvation Army Website.

CV’s will not be accepted.

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