Support Worker 1 & 2 – North Lanarkshire Services

  • Full time
  • £17,612 – £19,601
  • Motherwell, Airdrie and Wishaw
  • Closing 22nd January 2020


  • Advertised from 10th January 2020

Role

Please only apply for the post if you are able to travel to the above locations.

Simon Community Scotland is the largest provider of homelessness services in Scotland, with a reputation for excellence. Everything we do is about and for people: the people we support, our staff, our partners and everyone affected by homelessness.

Support Workers will provide positive practical and emotional support to people who use the service that focuses on goals, promotes choice and encourages personal responsibility. Support Workers will also establish and maintain effective professional relationships with a range of external partners to ensure support to service users is coordinated and in agreement with identified care plans.

● To work with service users to develop and deliver person-centred support plans that achieve the best possible outcomes for people who use the service.

● To encourage people who use services to take an active role in their support and in all decisions relating to them or their support.

● To participate in the monitoring and evaluation of services provided to people who use the service.

We ask for your compassion, creativity, flexibility, eternal optimism and positive approach as well as a commitment to living the values of our organisation with your colleagues, partners and crucially with the people we support.

Why work with Simon Community?

Life insurance is x4 times your salary, a contributory pension scheme where we pay 4%, 35 days annual leave (38 days after 5 years), and holiday buy back scheme and childcare vouchers, also the option to join our Health Plan and Credit Union.

We will also invest in your career through learning and development and we have an amazing program of classroom, online and self-directed learning in place, backed by great leadership and an organisation that empowers frontline staff to deliver impact for service users.

Application notes

Candidates can complete and submit the application form via our website and upload an up to date CV in conjunction with it which should be sent to jobs@simonscotland.org.

Application form is available from simonscotland.org/support-us/current-vacancies