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Project Worker - Anne Hope House

  • Full time
  • £22,301 – £23,368
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd November 2020


  • Advertised from 6th November 2020
  • Full Time: 37.5 hours per week, but part time considered. Permanent. Holiday entitlement: 225 hours per year pro rata.

Role

Anne Hope House is a therapeutic centre for women with multiple complex needs.

Our holistic programs support them in their efforts to reintegrate into longer term accommodation and community.

This post is restricted to female applicants in order to reduce barriers of access for the all-female residents.

We are looking for a Project Worker, who will work as part of a team seeking to meet the practical, emotional and spiritual needs of women with multiple complex needs. As part of a team you will ensure the smooth daily running of the therapeutic centre and help to create a safe supportive caring and empowering environment for service users.

Your main tasks include managing a case-load of support clients: assisting them in their stay by key working them, assisting them set and meet goals leading to resettlement.

You will also provide appropriate emotional and practical support to service users assisting in budgeting, debt management, addiction support, household routines, arranging specific specialist help, liaising with other external agencies.

Experience of working with vulnerable and homeless people, experience of working within a team and the ability to deal appropriately with challenging behaviour are needed for the role.

SVQ3 in Social Care, Promoting Independence or equivalent as listed by SSSC as appropriate for a Housing Support Worker, or willingness to work towards this is essential.

As Bethany is a Christian organisation this post carries an Occupational Requirement in line with Equality Act 2010, applicants should have and be able to evidence an active Christian faith and commitment. Successful applicants for this post will require an enhanced disclosure and membership of the PVG scheme.

Application notes

For an application form please download from our website

bethanychristiantrust.com/jobs-volunteering

or contact HR on 0131 561 8964

Closing date: Monday 23 November 2020 at 12 noon

Interview date: Monday 30 November 2020 2020

(Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, interviews will likely be carried out using video conferencing)

To apply please complete an application form and send it to HR@bethanychristiantrust.com

Please do not send CV’s as they will not be accepted as a substitute for an application form.


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