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Move On Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £20,020 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh- West Pilton Park
  • Closing 10th December 2021

  • Advertised from 10th November 2021
  • £20,020 pro-rata based on 35-hour week. 14 hours per week, post funded until 2023. Flexible working, occasional evenings and weekend work


Rowan Alba is looking for an experienced worker to provide support to people who are or have been homeless, with multiple complex needs. The successful candidate will be providing one to one support to people aged 16 and over who have multiple support needs. Your main role will be to offer practical, emotional and social support to people when they are in temporary accommodation and when they move on to their own tenancy. You will need to develop effective relationships with people supporting them to cope with their lives in a positive and planned way so they can make informed choices and take responsibility for their actions. Ideally the post holder will be qualified to SVQ level 3 Health & Social Care or be willing to work towards this.

This post is funded by Walter Scott.

Please note: only female candidates are eligible to apply for this post due to Genuine Occupational Requirement (Schedule 9; Equality Act 2010).

Organisation Profile:

Rowan Alba Ltd is a Scottish Charity supporting homeless and vulnerable individuals towards a more stable life.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

If you are interested in the post and would like to apply, please complete the application form and email to Kirsten Shuttleworth on

Please note, CVs will not be accepted.

If you have any questions regarding the post, please contact Kirsten on above email or phone us on 0131 229 7554.

If you are interested in sessional work, please also contact Kirsten on the above email.

The successful candidate will be subject to a PVG and reference check.