Support Worker Level 2

  • Part time
  • £17,063 – £18,996 pro-rata
  • Ledmore Supported Accommodation, Glasgow
  • Closing 25th January 2019


  • Advertised from 11th January 2019
  • 22.5 hours per week. 1 sleepover and 1 late shift each week. Permanent.
  • W532

Role

Ledmore Supported Accommodation is based in the West of Glasgow, providing practical and emotional support to 8 adults with mental health problems. People using our service have access to staff 24 hours a day, offering support with daily living and social inclusion.

The successful candidates should be able to establish therapeutic relationships with service users who have mental health issues and offer them emotional and practical support to gain independent living skills. Also, should have the ability to demonstrate a mature and caring attitude, with excellent listening and communication skills. Experience of working in the field of mental health or social care is desirable.

You must be able to demonstrate a high degree of skill in report writing, assessing client need and developing professional support plans. You will help to encourage and support individuals to engage/re-engage with other agencies such as health, education and employment agencies.

Previous experience of working in a Support Worker role is desirable as is the possession of an SVQ level 2 in health/Social care or equivalent or the willingness to undertake this.

The project operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. There is a rotational shift pattern in place with an additional sleepover and on call cover to provide emergency support to tenants. There is a staff team support workers and one on site service manager.

Application notes

Closing date for all applications is Friday 25th January 2019 at 12 noon.

Interviews will be held on 01st February 2019

PVG Scheme Membership, a Right to Work in the UK check and proof of qualifications declared on the application form are required.

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties.

Application forms, job descriptions and guidelines are available to download from our website samh.org.uk. Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back to jobs@samh.org.uk, no other form of application will be accepted.