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Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £18,252
  • Bruntsfield Project, 65 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th August 2019

The service

Bruntsfield Project is a 24/7 temporary supported accommodation service located on Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh. Our 20 service users are male and female homeless individuals with a variety of support needs including substance misuse and mental health issues.

The job

Our main aim is to move service users on from the project and resettle them in the community in a permanent housing option suited to their needs. This is achieved by building supportive relationships with service users and assisting them to tackle the issues that led to their homelessness. The post involves working to a rota that involves backshifts and weekend working.

The candidate

You should be confident in dealing with a homeless client group and have compassion and understanding for the issues homeless people face. You should also either hold an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care or have the willingness to undertake study to achieve this.

All successful candidates will be required to obtain registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post.

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Support Worker x 2

  • Full time or Part time
  • Sessional
  • Lauriston In Leith, Edinburgh
  • Closing 12th September 2019

The service

Lauriston In Leith is a 24 hours a day 7 days a week supported accommodation based in the Leith area of Edinburgh. We work with women who are homeless.

The job

Service users have a wide variety of support needs including, but not limited to, mental health issues, substance misuse and learning disabilities. Most service users are looking to move into their own tenancies and often require a lot of support focused on daily living skills.

The candidate

You should have a positive flexible attitude and be committed to the work we do. You should be confident and assertive in your approach as this post involves lone working.

Please Note-these posts are exempt under section 7 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, therefore only female candidates will be considered.

All successful candidates will be required to obtain registration with the SSSC within 6 months of taking up the post. For more information about registration please visit sssc.uk.com/registration

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Assistant Manager

  • Full time
  • £23,633 – £24,382
  • St Johns Hill and Lauriston in Leith, Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th September 2019

The service

Across two accommodation bases in Edinburgh, we provide a temporary supported accommodation service working with 21 single homeless people in shared flats. Our service for women only supports 11 women in individual studios.

The job

Reporting directly to the Manager, the Assistant Manager is responsible for the line management of the support staff, ensuring people using the services have appropriate outcomes plans and risk assessments in place and to deputise for the manager as required.

The candidate

  • Highly motivated with excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to respond to a fast paced and challenging work environment within a shared living setting
  • Previous supervisory experience desirable
  • Previous experience of working within service delivering support to people with multiple and complex needs is essential
  • Willingness to achieve SVQ 4 in Social Services and Healthcare or equivalent. A management qualification is desirable.
  • Car driver desirable

Please Note-these posts are exempt under section 7 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, therefore only female candidates will be considered.

All successful candidates will be required to obtain registration with the SSSC within 6 months of taking up the post. For more information about registration please visit sssc.uk.com/registration

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Concierge

  • Part time
  • £14,742 – £14,858 pro-rata
  • Lauriston In Leith, Edinburgh
  • Closing 12th September 2019

The service

Lauriston In Leith is 24/7 supported accommodation based in the Leith area of Edinburgh. We work with women who are homeless. We are a registered Housing Support Service.

The job

Service users have a wide variety of support needs including, but not limited to, mental health issues, substance misuse and learning disabilities. Most service users are looking to move into their own tenancies and often require support focused on daily living skills.

The candidate

You should have a positive flexible attitude and be committed to the work we do. You should be confident and assertive in your approach as this post involves lone working.

Please Note-these posts are exempt under section 7 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, therefore only female candidates will be considered.

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Concierge

  • Full time
  • £18,252 – £18,396
  • St John’s Hill, Edinburgh
  • Closing 11th September 2019

The service

St John’s Hill provides 24 hours a day 7 days a week supported accommodation based in Edinburgh city centre, for men and women who are homeless. We are a registered Housing Support Service.

The job

Service users have a wide range of support needs including, but not limited to, mental health issues, substance misuse and learning disabilities. Most service users are looking to move into their own tenancies and often require support focussed on daily living skills.

The candidate

You should have a positive flexible approach and attitude to the work we do. You must be confident and assertive in your approach as this post involves lone working.

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Support Worker

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th October 2019

The Service

Tollcross View is a 24/7 temporary supported accommodation service located on Lauriston Place, Edinburgh. Our 14 service users are male homeless individuals with a variety of support needs including substance misuse and mental health issues.

The Job

Our main aim is to move service users on from the project and resettle them in the community in a permanent housing option suited to their needs. This is achieved by building supportive relationships with service users and assisting them to tackle the issues that led to their homelessness. The post involves working to a rota that involves backshifts and weekend working.

The Candidate

You should be confident in dealing with a homeless client group and have compassion and understanding for the issues homeless people face. You should also either hold an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care or have the willingness to undertake study to achieve this.

All successful candidates will be required to obtain registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post. For more information about registration please visit; sssc.uk.com/registration

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