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Support Assistant – Bedrock (West Lothian)

  • Full time
  • £17,908 – £21,278
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 24th January 2022


  • Advertised from 22nd December 2021
  • 36.25 hours per week. Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2023, subject to further funding thereafter. Salary depending on experience

Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Support Assistant to join our established Bedrock Supported Accommodation service in West Lothian.

The Support Assistant will be a key member of the team, working directly with young people on a 1:1 basis across West Lothian. The Support Assistant will work in the community, in partner organisations, in young people’s tenancies and in the family home. The aim of the Support Assistant is to ensure that a young person’s experience of homelessness is rare, brief and non-recurring.

The Support Assistant will work alongside the Project Worker and will be guided on support requirements. The Support Assistant will provide practical support to young people and the majority of their work will be working directly with young people and families. The Project Worker is responsible for case management and will lead on coordinating with other agencies.

For applicants that don’t meet currently meet the requirements for registration as a support worker in a housing support service with the SSSC, this post can be offered as a technical apprenticeship giving the successful candidate a pathway to achieving the SVQ level 3 in health and social care.

Rock Trust has four core values; Safety, Positivity, Respect and Fairness. If you hold these values, and are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential and move on from homelessness, then please get in touch.

Application notes

Closing date: 9am on 24th January 2022.

Interviews will be held on: W/C 31st January 2022.

For an application pack please call 0131 557 4059 or visit our website at rocktrust.org/vacancies to download a pack. Please specify in your pack which role you are applying for.


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