THORNTREE – Residential Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th September 2020

  • Advertised from 11th September 2020
  • 35 hours per week. Temporary (6+ months)


We have a fantastic opportunity for a temporary Residential Support Worker who is passionate about supporting individuals. We are looking for a dedicated and committed individual, who has gained experience within a social care setting. worked with people who are alcohol dependent, have complex (often homelessness related) health needs and are prone to challenging behaviour and episodic poor physical and mental health.

As a Support Worker you will be responsible for ensuring that a high-quality person-centred support service is delivered. provide positive, practical and emotional support to the residents that promotes choice and encourages personal responsibility. To be an effective Team Player in a extremely challenging environment and establish and maintain efficient professional relationships with a range of external services.

You must possess or be willing to work towards a suitable qualification in line with the SSSC Regulatory Requirements.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

If you are interested in the post, please complete the application form and return it to Office Manager– or by post to 89-95 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, EH3 9PU.

For an informal discussion about the post, you can contact Declan McKiernan on 0131 555 5240 or email

Closing Date: 25th September 2020

Interviews will be held: Week commencing 28th September 2020

Application Notes:

Please note, CV’s will not be accepted.

The successful candidates will be subject to a PVG and reference check.