We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to support our Project Manager to manage our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.
The successful candidate will assist the Project Manager in the responsibility for both delivery and management of the Association’s Millhill and High Street services which is based in Musselburgh East Lothian. You will assist in the management of a team of Project Workers; take appropriate responsibility for the accommodation – 14 service users in supported accommodation and support young vulnerable people experiencing homelessness. The staff team is responsible for providing a high quality support service to service users, encouraging them to build their skills and confidence.
You will be expected to:
· work shifts as determined by the operational requirements of the project;
· provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project;
· 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;
· use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.
The candidate will also support the Manager in the day to day running of two services, mainly based at Millhill Project with floating support offered to the High Street Project.
You will have the relevant social services and management qualifications, although consideration may be given to exceptional candidates who are not qualified to that level. You will be able to demonstrate and evidence the following:
· A clear understanding and insight of individuals experiencing homelessness who present with often complex underlying support needs;
· Service user involvement and participation in enhancing service provision;
· Ensuring risks are managed operationally and strategically for staff, service users and visitors;
· Successful outcomes in similar support environments;
· An enhanced support culture and person centred support;
· Insight and initiative, with a proven track record of developing relationships with external parties and key stakeholders;
· Attributes in staff leadership and management;
· Clear organisational and time management skills.
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.
You will be required to work on the rota, which will include back and weekend shifts, for part of the working week.
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 MUSAPM1019.
The closing date for submission of completed application forms is
12 noon on Monday 11 November 2019
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.