This vacancy has now closed

Support Worker

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st October 2021


  • Advertised from 11th October 2021
  • 39 hours per week. Rate of pay: £9.50 per hour + £500 Retention Payment + Benefits
  • Job ref: HH21/169

Role

£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

The Service

Tollcross View is a twenty four hour, seven day a week temporary supported accommodation service located on Lauriston Place, Edinburgh. We support fourteen male homeless individuals with a variety of support needs including substance misuse and mental health issues.

The Role

As a Support Worker you will:

  • Help individuals to move on from the project and resettle them in the community, in a permanent housing option suited to their needs.
  • Build supportive relationships with the individuals and assist them to tackle the issues that led to their homelessness.
  • Work to a rota that involves backshifts and weekend working.

You Will

  • Be confident in dealing with a homeless client group
  • Have compassion and understanding for the issues homeless people face
  • Hold an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care or have the willingness to undertake study to achieve this
  • Be expected to complete registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within six months of taking up this post

Company Benefits

  • Savings Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Working Patterns
  • Generous Mileage Allowance
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement
  • Comprehensive Health and Well-being Package
  • Free access to online discounts for well-known retailers
  • Death in Service Benefit (up to three times your salary)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme (great savings from 25% - 39% on bikes and accessories)
  • Tech Scheme (great savings of up to 12% on a range of over 5,000 products including tablets, televisions, fitness trackers, phones, games consoles and kitchen appliances)

Application notes

Closing Date: 21 Oct 2021 23:59

For further information and to apply. please visit

careers.hillcrest.org.uk/hillcrest/search/vacancy/all/1/4396154/support worker edinburgh scotland.html