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 HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care, although consideration may be given to exceptional candidates who are not qualified to that level. 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 report to Management, be expected to work as part of a team to support and ensure the welfare of service users and building security. They will provide a person centred support covering practical, emotional and personal issues.
Their responsibilities will include completing paperwork, recording onto Better Futures therefore a good knowledge of IT skills will be required, sign posting, assisting residents and preparing them for the move to permanent tenancies to sustain independent living.
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’ll offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling and life assurance.
**Please note that the Association is currently conducting a major job evaluation exercise and that all salaries are subject to change following negotiation with our recognised trade union.
The closing date for submission of completed application forms is
12 noon on Thursday 25 October 2018
Forms can be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Blue Triangle (Glasgow) Housing Association, 3rd Floor, 100 Berkeley Street, Glasgow G3 7HU.