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Flexible Support Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st January 2023

  • Advertised from 6th January 2023
  • £10.90 per hour. Various hours. Permanent.
  • Job ref: HH23/004


£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

Are you passionate about caring for others? Are you looking for a new opportunity in the Adult Social Care sector with flexible hours? Do you like the idea of coming to work where no two days are the same? Then come and join our fantastic team at Hillcrest Futures!

Even if you’ve never worked in care before, that’s ok. We offer full induction training and support, and will support your continued learning and personal development throughout your career.

If you are currently working in care and looking for some additional hours to fit in around your main job, or looking for a change, then this may be an ideal opportunity for you.

We can offer a wide variety of flexible contracts with as little as one shift a month to suit any busy schedule, and help you maintain a healthy work-life balance.

In return we offer a competitive salary, including a payment of £94.50 for sleepover shifts and time and a third for waking nights. We also offer a generous benefits package to show how appreciated you really are.

About our Services

Our services are supported accommodation service based in Edinburgh. We provide support to individuals who are homeless with a variety of support needs including substance misuse and mental health issues.

About You

  • You will be a good communicator, both written and verbal
  • You will be confident in dealing with a homeless client group and have compassion and understanding of the issues these individuals may have
  • You will lone work on occasions
  • You will manage emergency situations in accordance with the policies of the organisation liaising with outside agencies where appropriate
  • You will be organised with good time keeping
  • Be able to demonstrate transferrable skills relating to care
  • Hold an SVQ 2 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent) or, demonstrate the ability and willingness to undertake required qualification for SSSC registration
  • Be required to obtain registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within six months of taking up the post

About the Benefits as a Flexible Support Worker:

  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Full 2 week Induction with our Futures Fast Start programme
  • Free Core Training
  • Free SVQ training
  • Paid Annual Leave
  • Sick Pay Entitlement
  • PVG Costs Paid
  • Full mileage paid at 55p per mile (Homecare and Outreach Services)
  • £200 Recommend a Friend Scheme (terms and conditions apply)

Application notes

To find out more and to apply, please visit our website