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.
To apply, please visit btha.org.uk/items/BTHA-Jobs to download the application pack with reference CBHNPW0819.
The closing date for submission of completed application forms is
12 noon on Tuesday 27 August 2019
Forms can be submitted electronically to email@example.com or by post to
Blue Triangle (Glasgow) Housing Association,
3rd Floor, 100 Berkeley Street, Glasgow G3 7HU.