We are looking for two enthusiastic individuals with the right values to join our Charles Brownlie services in Hamilton and Blantyre to assist and support vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.
The projects are part of a 3 site service.
The Hamilton site consist of 12 Beds (12x 1 Bed Self-Contained). Half of the accommodation is supported accommodation and half is first stop emergency accommodation taking referrals 24 hrs per day.
The Blantyre site consists of 11 flats (5 x 1 bed self-contained flats and 6 x self-contained bedsits).
Both sites provides support for people experiencing homelessness young people 16+ including care experiences young persons and adults.
The successful candidates 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.
Typical shift pattern is 4 on/4 off from 22:00 to 08:00 over an 8 week rolling rota. The posts are both lone working.
You will have an SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.
If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.
In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.
To apply, please visit btha.org.uk/items/BTHA-Jobs to download the application pack with reference CBSNPW0121.
The closing date for submission of completed application forms is
12 noon on Thursday 4 February 2021.
Forms can be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to
Blue Triangle (Glasgow) Housing Association,
3rd Floor, 100 Berkeley Street, Glasgow G3 7HU.