Night Project Worker – Kilmarnock, Whatriggs

  • Part time
  • £20,475 – £21,573 pro-rata
  • Kilmarnock, Whatriggs
  • Closing 21st November 2019


  • Advertised from 7th November 2019
  • 20 hours per week
  • WHANPW1119

Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable care leavers to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a team to provide meaningful support to service users and to ensure the security of the project. You will manage a small case load, providing person centred support that covers practical, emotional and personal issues. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

You will have an SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues; challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; resilience and perseverance in the face of resistance and sometimes aggressive behaviour; knowledge of homelessness; knowledge of issues experienced by young people who have had to be removed from their primary care giver; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The service works within a model of delivery built around Psychologically Informed Environments.

Typical shift pattern is 22:00 – 08:00.

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.

Application notes

To apply, please visit btha.org.uk/items/BTHA-Jobs to download the application pack with reference WHANPW1119.

The closing date for submission of completed application forms is 12 noon on Thursday 21 November 2019

Forms can be submitted electronically to recruitment@btha.org.uk or by post to Blue Triangle (Glasgow) Housing Association, 3rd Floor, 100 Berkeley Street, Glasgow G3 7HU.


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