£500 Retention Payment!!
You will receive £500 if you are successfully appointed with Hillcrest Futures
£250 on successful completion of your 6 month probation period
£250 on successful completion of 12 months service
Our Priory Outreach service provides housing support and care at home for people with complex drug and alcohol issues who may also have other difficulties including; challenging behaviour, forensic needs, mental health difficulties, cognitive impairment and a physical disability.
The service provides practical support to people to maintain their tenancy and provide a safe and secure environment. The service also provides support to help people participate in social activities and access resources in the community relevant to their care and support needs.
We have part time, permanent hours available within the service.
We also have a 30 hour Maternity cover post available within the service. (Nine months or until post holder returns).
Your role as Support Worker will include:
Providing emotional support when the person you are working with is feeling low and supporting people to access further support services
Supporting the delivery of Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST) to people who are unable to do so themselves due to health needs
Working as part of a friendly and supportive staff team to provide the highest quality of care
Receiving training to effectively carry out your role including drug and alcohol awareness and naloxone training.
Be passionate about working with people to help them overcome their challenges and support their recovery
Have good communication skills, both written and verbal
Hold an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care, or have the ability and willingness to undertake this qualification
Be flexible in respect of shift patterns as these will include; early mornings, evenings and weekends
Be required to obtain registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post
Have a full driving licence and use of your own vehicle
For further information and to apply please visit our website
Closing Date: 22 Oct 2021 23:59