Support Worker (Arbroath)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Arbroath
  • Closing 22nd October 2021


  • Advertised from 11th October 2021
  • 30 hours. £9.50 per hour + Benefits + £500 Retention Payment. Permanent.
  • HH21/171

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

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).

The Role

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.

You Will

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

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

For further information and to apply please visit our website

Closing Date: 22 Oct 2021 23:59