Support Worker (Female Only)*

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • Queen Mary Avenue, Glasgow
  • Closing 6th August 2021


  • Advertised from 22nd July 2021
  • £9.50 per hour. Permanent. 39 hours per week

Role

The Service

Queen Mary Avenue provides 24 hours a day, 7 days a week residential support to 8 female individuals who have a variety of support needs including mental health and addiction issues. All individuals have previously been homeless or have been threatened with homelessness.

As Support Worker, you will:

  • Work with individuals to build positive relationships to assist them to tackle the issues that led to their homelessness;
  • Provide support for individuals focused on recovery, daily living skills and moving into their own tenancies;
  • Crisis intervention will be required due to the complex nature of the client group.

You Will

  • Be confident in dealing with a homeless client group and have compassion and understanding for the issues homeless people face;
  • Hold an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care or have the willingness to undertake study to achieve;
  • Be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post.

*Please Note - this post is exempt under section 7 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, therefore only female candidates will be considered.

Application notes

Application packs for this position can be obtained via our website https://careers.hillcrest.org.uk/hillcrest/search/results/all/1

Closing Date: Friday 6th August 2021