Support Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st January 2022


  • Advertised from 11th January 2022
  • 30 hours per week. Rate of pay: £10.02 per hour +£500 Retention Payment+Benefits.
  • Job ref: HH22/003

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 Bruntsfield House service offers temporary supported accommodation for twenty adults accommodating both males and females, from the ages of sixteen upwards including couples.

The Role

  • The role of the Support Worker will include:
  • Supporting individuals to move on from the service and resettle them in the community in a permanent housing option suited to their needs
  • Covering gaps in an established rota
  • Working a variety of shifts including; early shifts, backshifts, and weekend working

You Will

  • Be confident in dealing with a homeless client group and have compassion and understanding for the issues homeless people face
  • Have the ability to work as part of a team and on a lone working basis
  • Hold an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care or have the ability and willingness to undertake study to achieve this
  • Be organised with good time keeping skills
  • Be able to demonstrate transferrable skills relating to care
  • Be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the 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 computers or laptops)

Application notes

For further information and to apply, please visit our website