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2 x Housing Support Workers - Paisley

  • Full time
  • £22,476 – £23,642
  • Paisley
  • Closing 1st July 2022


  • Advertised from 17th June 2022
  • 1 x Permanent. 1 x Temporary until 31st March 2024. 35 hours per week.

Role

We are looking for two Housing Support Workers who share our values (Kind, Passionate and Creative) to join our Paisley service accommodating and supporting people experiencing homelessness and empowering them to thrive.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will provide a quality service tailored to the assessed needs of each individual by identifying, planning and facilitating support to enable appropriate move-on options for each service user. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Reporting to the Project Manager, you will provide a day-to-day support service to service users who live nearby in the community. You will provide a quality service compatible to the assessed needs of each individual.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. To provide individual support to designated service users. This will involve assistance of both an advisory and a practical nature to enable them to acquire the skills necessary to sustain independent living.
  2. To provide a flexible response to the individual needs of service users, which will require the working of anti-social hours.
  3. To maintain appropriate recording procedures for the delivery and monitoring of the support service to service users.
  4. To regularly consult with service users on possible developments and/or changes in service delivery and devise and operate systems and structures which both promote models of good practice and encourage service user comment
  5. To ensure that all service users are aware of their rights and responsibilities and are informed of the Association’s formal complaints procedure
  6. To liaise with any other professionals and agencies involved in the provision of the support function to service users
  7. To participate in staff supervision and performance management processes, meeting on a planned basis as required with the supervisor
  8. To participate in an on call rota providing emergency contact and crisis intervention to service users
  9. To attend team meetings as directed by the Project Manager
  10. To attend training courses as directed by the Project Manager
  11. To undertake any other reasonable duties as delegated by the Project Manager

Your normal working pattern will be over 5 days between the hours of 9am to 9pm.

Application notes

To apply, please download the application form below and return to recruitment@bluetriangle.org.uk with the job reference (HSWPSLY0622) in the subject field

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The closing date for submission of completed application forms is: 12 noon on Friday 1st July 2022