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Support Worker 2 - Glasgow Youth Service

  • Full time
  • £18,525 – £19,987
  • Office based in Priesthill, working throughout Glasgow City
  • Closing 21st May 2021

  • Advertised from 7th May 2021
  • 37.5 per week
  • W635


SAMH is currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic, driven Support Worker for the Glasgow Youth Service, which is a city wide housing support service providing a variety of practical and emotional support to young people who use the service.

You will be working with people between 16 - 24 years of age who are currently homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, often with experience of trauma and complex issues. Your role will be to support young people to secure tenancies and make the transition into independent living, achieving tenancy sustainment and positive social inclusion within their communities, in conjunction with health and social care professionals. This is a challenging and exciting opportunity to make a difference by facilitating support and approaches that enables people to achieve their own outcomes. You must be an effective communicator, highly motivated and the ability to work with a level of autonomy.

The role will involve lone working therefore applicants must also demonstrate excellent time management and efficient diary planning skills.

The service mainly operates Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm however there will be some evening and weekend work required to meet the needs of the people using the service.

Application notes

To find out more and to apply, please visit our website.

Closing date for all applications is 12 noon on Friday 21st May 2021.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 27th May 2021 via Microsoft Teams.

PVG Scheme Membership, a Right to Work in the UK check and proof of qualifications declared on the application form are required.

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties.

Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back to, no other form of application will be accepted.