Blue Triangle Housing Association
Blue Triangle Housing Association

Charity registered in Scotland SC010858

Blue Triangle exists to support, accommodate and assist vulnerable people to achieve better lives.

Current vacancies

Night Housing Assistant

  • Part time
  • £16,480 – £16,738 pro-rata
  • Oban
  • Closing 28th May 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to complement the work of our support teams by ensuring the security of the building through observation and checks, maintaining health, safety and hygiene standards and following procedures such as for financial transactions, admissions and leavers, housing benefit, incident reports and building repairs reports.

You should have sound literacy and numeracy skills and experience of dealing with challenging behaviour. Other essentials include: experience of team working; good verbal communication; the ability to interact with people in an appropriate and positive way; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The service accommodates and supports people aged 16 and over who are homeless. Typical length of shifts are 10 hours from 22:00 – 08:00 or 21:00 - 05:00, including weekends. Housing Assistants manage the accommodated buildings 24/7 and provide a contact point for people who may need some assistance or guidance where required, this involves lone working.

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.

Shortlist

Project Manager – Lanark

  • Full time
  • £30,441 – £32,043
  • Lanark
  • Closing 29th May 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to manage our Lanark Housing Support service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

This will be an exciting and challenging opportunity for the right candidate. You will be expected to lead, manage and motivate a team of staff to provide meaningful support to service users and to ensure the security of the project. Your goal will be to ensure the delivery of a high quality support service that builds service user skills and to allow them to move out of homelessness.

You will be qualified to Registered Manager’s Award level or equivalent, although consideration may be given to exceptional candidates who are not qualified to that level.

As an experienced manager, 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

· Staff leadership and management.

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.

The post’s working pattern is predominantly Monday to Friday but there will be some requirement to work some unsocial hours on occasion. In addition, you will be required to participate in the Association’s Duty Manager (On Call) system on a rota basis, to a maximum of four weeks annually.

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.

Shortlist

Project Manager (Oban)

  • Full time
  • £30,441 – £32,043
  • Oban
  • Closing 13th June 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to manage our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

This will be an exciting and challenging opportunity for the right candidate. You will be expected to lead, manage and motivate a team of staff to provide meaningful support to service users and to ensure the security of the project. Your goal will be to ensure the delivery of a high quality support service that builds service user skills and to allow them to move out of homelessness.

You will be qualified to Registered Manager’s Award level or equivalent, although consideration may be given to exceptional candidates who are not qualified to that level.

As an experienced manager, 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
  • Staff leadership and management.

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.

The post’s working pattern is predominantly Monday to Friday but there will be some requirement to work some unsocial hours on occasion. In addition, you will be required to undertake on call for a small number of weeks throughout the year.

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.

Shortlist

Project Worker Lanark

  • Part time
  • £20,475 – £21,537 pro-rata
  • Lanark
  • Closing 6th June 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve three shifts per week, however there are good opportunities for overtime. Typical shift patterns are 07:30 – 15:30; 10:00 – 18:00 and 14:30 – 22:30.

You will have an SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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.

Shortlist
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Project Worker - Musselburgh

  • Part time
  • £19,879 – £20,910 pro-rata
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 18th January 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve three/four rota shifts per week.

You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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’ll offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Housing Assistant Paisley

  • Part time
  • £19,879 – £20,910 pro-rata
  • Paisley
  • Closing 18th January 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. 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 HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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’ll offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Night Project Worker – Musselburgh

  • Part time
  • £19,879 – £20,910 pro-rata
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 18th January 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve two/three rota shifts per week.

You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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’ll offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Temporary Housing Support Worker Renfrew

  • Part time
  • £18,813 – £20,871 pro-rata
  • Renfrew
  • Closing 18th January 2019

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

Renfrew project delivers housing support to service users 21 years and over within a residential setting and a support/housing assistant model. There are 17 flats split across 2 buildings in close location to each other. The service is staffed 24 hours a day by housing assistants. Support is on a needs led basis while at the project and can be delivered for up to 8 weeks after service user’s move to their own tenancies.

The successful applicant will join a team of Support Staff who will be skilled to support all areas relating to tenancy sustainment, including;

• Independent Living Skills; Cooking, budgeting, benefits, cleaning, dealing with forms, reporting repairs and paying rent.

• Interpersonal Skills; Living in communities, door control, dealing with difficult neighbours

• Personal Issues; Sexual health, relationships, substance awareness, physical & mental health.

• Occupation of Time; Education, training, employment, leisure activities, outward bound.

This service’s main aim is to support tenancy sustainment and to reduce repeat homelessness. The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting service user’s at the project then moving them into their own tenancy and helping to sustain these.

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’ll offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

**Please note that the Association is currently conducting a major job evaluation exercise and that all salaries are subject to change following negotiation with our recognised trade union.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker – Lanark

  • Part time
  • £18,813 – £20,871 pro-rata
  • Lanark
  • Closing 23rd January 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. 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 HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care, although consideration may be given to exceptional candidates who are not qualified to that level. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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’ll offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

** Please note that the Association is currently conducting a major job evaluation exercise and that all salaries are subject to change following negotiation with our recognised trade union. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker – Charles Brownlie Hamilton

  • Part time
  • £19,879 – £20,910 pro-rata
  • Portwell
  • Closing 25th January 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service in Hamilton to assist and support vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve 4 rota shifts per week. Typical shift pattern is a mixture of early, mid and late shifts.

You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Digital Transformation Manager

  • Full time
  • £38,760 – £40,800
  • Glasgow (some travel involved)
  • Closing 8th February 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Digital Transformation Manager to join our established and successful team based at our Head Office in Glasgow. This role combines a digital change agenda that will enable our 300+ staff to work smarter and more efficiently with overall management responsibility for delivering a reliable, highly available and secure IT infrastructure that will meet legal compliance requirements.

The Association has 20 project sites across Scotland offering services to enable excluded homeless people to develop the self-confidence and the skills required to live independently.

You will be expected to lead, plan, commission and deliver the Association’s new IT infrastructure and to ensure that its IT systems, processes and procedures support the delivery of the Association’s strategic objectives and business/digital transformation agenda. You will work collaboratively with managers to drive forward the digital change agenda and will integrate all legal compliance requirements in terms of data protection, GDPR and information and records management.

Other important elements will include upskilling staff in terms of confidence and abilities, being responsible for electronic data security/integrity (office based and mobile working) and developing a robust business continuity plan for digital services.

In return, we can offer a varied and challenging workload and a wide degree of autonomy. We also offer generous annual leave entitlement, a contributory pension scheme, life assurance and an employee assistance programme.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £27,132 – £28,560
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 8th February 2019

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 North High Street service 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 – 7 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 required to work shifts as determined by the operational requirements of the project.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. You will 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 Musselburgh North High Street project, and covering some shifts in our Port Seton project.

You will have the relevant social services and management qualifications. 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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Night Housing Assistant

  • Part time
  • £16,000 – £16,250 pro-rata
  • Chalmers Court, Ayr
  • Closing 1st February 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to complement the work of our support teams by ensuring the security of the building through observation and checks, maintaining health, safety and hygiene standards and following procedures such as for financial transactions, admissions and leavers, housing benefit, incident reports and building repairs reports.

You should have sound literacy and numeracy skills and experience of dealing with challenging behaviour. Other essentials include: experience of team working; good verbal communication; the ability to interact with people in an appropriate and positive way; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

3/4 night shifts per week from 21:00 – 05:00 on a rolling rota basis.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Workers - Oban

  • Full time or Part time
  • £19,879 – £20,910
  • Oban
  • Closing 8th February 2019

We are looking for two enthusiastic individuals with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidates will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. 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 HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Workers - Musselburgh

  • Full time
  • £19,879 – £20,910
  • North High Street Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th February 2019

We are looking for two enthusiastic individuals with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve five shifts over a four week rolling rota.

You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Night Project Worker – Sauchiehall Street

  • Part time
  • £19,879 – £20,910 pro-rata
  • Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
  • Closing 8th February 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project. You will 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. 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 HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Manager - Holland Street

  • Full time
  • £27,132 – £28,560
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 27th February 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. 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 the relevant social services and management qualifications. 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.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Night Housing Assistant (Shettleston)

  • Part time
  • £16,000 – £16,250 pro-rata
  • Shettleston
  • Closing 1st March 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to complement the work of our support teams by ensuring the security of the building through observation and checks, maintaining health, safety and hygiene standards and following procedures such as for financial transactions, admissions and leavers, housing benefit, incident reports and building repairs reports.

You should have sound literacy and numeracy skills and experience of dealing with challenging behaviour. Other essentials include: experience of team working; good verbal communication; the ability to interact with people in an appropriate and positive way; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

3-4 night shifts per week from 20:00 – 03:00 on a rolling rota basis.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Relief Workers

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Various Locations - see below
  • Closing 13th March 2019

We are looking for relief workers to cover around the clock shifts on weekdays and weekends. We provide accommodation and support to adults who are homeless and moving on from homeless accommodation.

We provide support, advice and assistance to individuals and groups regarding practical skills, physical health and wellbeing.

We provide opportunities to explore personal interests, occupation of time and positive social networks.

Many of the people we work with are vulnerable and have complex issues, therefore, we are looking for highly motivated relief workers with excellent communication skills who have a personal value set that matches ours.

• People focused

• Integrity

• Going the extra mile

• Quality

Work will be in our supported residential services or follow on services.

• Do you have the motivation to undertake this role?

• Are you a people person who wants to help homeless people improve their lives?

• Do you see yourself working in the social care sector?

If so this could be a stepping stone role into a career in the social care sector. You will have the opportunity to take part in related training and receive one to one inputs to reviewing your work practice.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Night Project Worker - Sauchiehall Street

  • Part time
  • £19,879 – £20,910 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th March 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project. You will 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. 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 HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Housing Assistant – Renfrew

  • Part time
  • £16,000 – £16,250 pro-rata
  • Renfrew
  • Closing 8th March 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to complement the work of our support teams by ensuring the security of the building through observation and checks, maintaining health, safety and hygiene standards and following procedures such as for financial transactions, admissions and leavers, housing benefit, incident reports and building repairs reports.

You should have sound literacy and numeracy skills and experience of dealing with challenging behaviour. Other essentials include: experience of team working; good verbal communication; the ability to interact with people in an appropriate and positive way; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The service accommodates and supports people aged 21 and over who are homeless. Typical shifts 8 hours and includes weekends. Housing Assistants manage the accommodated buildings 24/7 and provide a contact point for people who may need some assistance or guidance where required, this involves lone working.

2 x 8 hour shifts over 7 days on a 4 week rolling rota.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Night Relief Workers - Viewpark, Uddingston

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Uddingston
  • Closing 14th March 2019

We are looking for relief workers to cover night shifts on weekdays and weekends. We provide accommodation and support to adults who are homeless and moving on from homeless accommodation.

We provide support, advice and assistance to individuals and groups regarding practical skills, physical health and wellbeing.

We provide opportunities to explore personal interests, occupation of time and positive social networks.

Many of the people we work with are vulnerable and have complex issues, therefore, we are looking for highly motivated relief workers with excellent communication skills who have a personal value set that matches ours.

· People focused

· Integrity

· Going the extra mile

· Quality

Work will be in our supported residential services or follow on services.

· Do you have the motivation to undertake this role?

· Are you a people person who wants to help homeless people improve their lives?

· Do you see yourself working in the social care sector?

If so this could be a stepping stone role into a career in the social care sector. You will have the opportunity to take part in related training and receive one to one inputs to reviewing your work practice.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Night Project Worker Musselburgh

  • Part time
  • £19,879 – £20,910 pro-rata
  • Muselburgh
  • Closing 11th March 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve two/three rota shifts per week.

You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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’ll offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

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Learning & Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £29,554 – £31,110
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 5th March 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a confident and enthusiastic L&D professional to drive our learning and development activities in line with our overall strategy.

Reporting to the HR Manager, you will develop and promote a culture of learning and coaching across the organisation to allow staff to develop the right skills. This post will give you a real chance to shape new ways of learning and to implement them in order to contribute to the success of the organisation.

You will have the appropriate experience and/or qualifications to allow you to contribute to the continuous improvement of the organisation. It is essential that you have detailed understanding of the training needs of an organisation such as ours, the SVQ qualifications framework and the Scottish Social Services Council. You will have a proven track record in delivering training, producing learning and development frameworks and devising different methods of learning and development.

In return, we can offer a varied and challenging workload, development opportunities and a good degree of autonomy. We also offer generous annual leave, a contributory pension scheme, life assurance and an employee assistance programme.

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Project Manager – Musselburgh

  • Full time
  • £29,554 – £31,110
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 6th March 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to manage our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

This will be an exciting and challenging opportunity for the right candidate. You will be expected to lead, manage and motivate a team of staff to provide meaningful support to service users and to ensure the security of the project. Your goal will be to ensure the delivery of a high quality support service that builds service user skills and to allow them to move out of homelessness.

You will be qualified to Registered Manager’s Award level or equivalent, although consideration may be given to exceptional candidates who are not qualified to that level.

As an experienced manager, 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

· Staff leadership and management.

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.

The post’s working pattern is predominantly Monday to Friday but there will be some requirement to work some unsocial hours on occasion. In addition, you will be required to undertake on call for a small number of weeks throughout the year.

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.

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Project Workers (North High Street, Musselburgh)

  • Part time
  • £19,879 – £20,910 pro-rata
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 18th March 2019

We are looking for two enthusiastic individuals with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve three shifts over a four week rolling rota.

You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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.

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Project Worker (Charles Brownlie, Hamilton)

  • Part time
  • £19,879 – £20,910 pro-rata
  • Portwell
  • Closing 8th March 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service in Hamilton to assist and support vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The project is part of a 3 site service. Portwell, Hamilton, provides support for Homeless People and care experienced young people.

The site consist of 12 Beds (6x 1 Bed Self-Contained Flats and 6 x Bedsits). Half of the accommodation is supported accommodation and half is first stop emergency accommodation taking referrals 24 hrs per day.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve 4 rota shifts per week. Typical shift pattern is a mixture of early, mid and late shifts.

You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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.

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Project Worker – Charles Brownlie Blantyre

  • Part time
  • £19,879 – £20,910 pro-rata
  • Blantyre
  • Closing 22nd March 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service in Hamilton to assist and support vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The project is part of a 3 site service. The Blantyre site provides supported accommodation for individuals aged 16+ who are homeless young people/adults and care experienced young people. It consists of 11 beds (6 x 1 bed self-contained flats and 5 x bedsits).

The post will involve 2 rota shifts per week and every 4th week there will be a 3rd shift.

Typical shift pattern is a mixture of early, mid and late shifts.

You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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.

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Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £19,879 – £20,910
  • Oban
  • Closing 25th March 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. 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 HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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.

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Night Housing Assistant (Oban)

  • Full time
  • £16,000 – £16,250
  • Oban
  • Closing 2nd April 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to complement the work of our support teams by ensuring the security of the building through observation and checks, maintaining health, safety and hygiene standards and following procedures such as for financial transactions, admissions and leavers, housing benefit, incident reports and building repairs reports.

You should have sound literacy and numeracy skills and experience of dealing with challenging behaviour. Other essentials include: experience of team working; good verbal communication; the ability to interact with people in an appropriate and positive way; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The service accommodates and supports people aged 16 and over who are homeless. Typical length of shifts are 10 hours from 22:00 – 08:00 or 21:00 - 05:00, including weekends. Housing Assistants manage the accommodated buildings 24/7 and provide a contact point for people who may need some assistance or guidance where required, this involves lone working.

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.

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Housing Assistant (Oban)

  • Full time
  • £16,000 – £16,250
  • Oban
  • Closing 2nd April 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to complement the work of our support teams by ensuring the security of the building through observation and checks, maintaining health, safety and hygiene standards and following procedures such as for financial transactions, admissions and leavers, housing benefit, incident reports and building repairs reports.

You should have sound literacy and numeracy skills and experience of dealing with challenging behaviour. Other essentials include: experience of team working; good verbal communication; the ability to interact with people in an appropriate and positive way; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The service accommodates and supports for people aged 16 and over who are experienced homelessness. Typical shifts 7.5 hours over a three week rolling rota, which includes weekends. Housing Assistants manage the accommodated buildings 24/7 and provide a contact point for young people who may need some assistance or guidance where required, this involves lone working.

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.

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Project Worker - North High Street, Musselburgh

  • Part time
  • £19,879 – £20,910 pro-rata
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 10th April 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve three shifts over a four week rolling rota.

You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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.

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Project Worker - Millhill, Musselburgh

  • Part time
  • £19,879 – £20,910 pro-rata
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 10th April 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve three to four shifts over a six week rolling rota.

You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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.

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Project Worker - Viewpark

  • Full time
  • £19,879 – £20,910
  • Uddingston
  • Closing 1st April 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve 4 – 5 rota shifts per week.

You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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.

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Temporary Project Worker – East Kilbride

  • Part time
  • £19,879 – £20,910 pro-rata
  • East Kilbride
  • Closing 5th April 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service in East Kilbride to assist and support vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve 4 rota shifts per week.

Typical shift pattern is a mixture of early, mid and late shifts.

You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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.

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Night Project Worker Chalmers Court Ayr

  • Part time
  • £19,879 – £20,910 pro-rata
  • Ayr
  • Closing 23rd April 2019

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

Typical length of shifts are 8 hours commencing at 23:00 and finishing at 07:00. There are good opportunities for overtime and development due to the part-time status of this position.

You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The successful candidate will report to Management, be expected to work as part of a team to support and ensure the welfare of service users and building security. They will provide a person centred support covering practical, emotional and personal issues.

Their responsibilities will include completing paperwork, recording onto Better Futures therefore a good knowledge of IT skills will be required, sign posting, assisting residents and preparing them for the move to permanent tenancies to sustain independent living.

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.

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Night Project Worker – Holland Street

  • Part time
  • £19,879 – £20,910 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 23rd April 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service in Glasgow to assist and support vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

Typical length of shifts are 8.5 hours per week between 22:30 and 07:00.

You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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.

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Project Worker East - Kilbride

  • Part time
  • £19,879 – £20,910 pro-rata
  • East Kilbride
  • Closing 23rd April 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service in East Kilbride to assist and support vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The project is part of a 3 site service. The East Kilbride Site is Emergency First Stop Accommodation, 12 beds (2 x bedsits and 5 x 1 bedroom flats), individuals 16+ age group and families (however we do not directly support any children).

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve a 4 shifts per week over a 4 week rolling rota with typical shift patterns of 06:00 – 14:45 and 13:30 – 21:00.

You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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.

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Committee of Management members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 11th May 2019

Who are Blue Triangle?

We are a vibrant not-for-profit-registered Housing Association and it is our mission is to assist vulnerable people to achieve better lives.

We provide safe, secure and welcoming accommodation for young homeless people and people with complex needs, across 9 local authority areas in Scotland. We support people to gain the right skills to move on to more independent living.

We are looking for committed, enthusiastic people who share our values and want to help us achieve our mission to join our Committee of Management.

Experience in the following areas is welcome but not essential. Drive and interest in what we are working to achieve is more important as relevant training and support will be given.

Time Commitment

Committee of Management members are expected to attend most board meetings, which are held every 6 weeks, these are held during the day between 10.30am and 12.30pm in Glasgow. Committee members are also required to serve on a relevant sub-committee which meets every seven weeks. These meetings are also held in our Head Office in Glasgow during normal working hours.

Who can apply?

We welcome all applications, including those who are looking to enhance career opportunities, those who have left employment and are looking for a step back into the workplace or retired individuals with relevant experience. We particularly welcome applications from women, people from ethnic minority groups and people with disabilities as they are currently under-represented on our Committee of Management.

This is a voluntary role. Committee membership is unpaid but reasonable out of pocket expenses properly incurred will be reimbursed.

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Housing Assistant - Renfrew

  • Part time
  • £16,000 – £16,250 pro-rata
  • Renfrew
  • Closing 3rd May 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to complement the work of our support teams by ensuring the security of the building through observation and checks, maintaining health, safety and hygiene standards and following procedures such as for financial transactions, admissions and leavers, housing benefit, incident reports and building repairs reports.

You should have sound literacy and numeracy skills and experience of dealing with challenging behaviour. Other essentials include: experience of team working; good verbal communication; the ability to interact with people in an appropriate and positive way; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The service accommodates and supports people aged 21 and over who are homeless. Typical shifts 8 hours and includes weekends. Housing Assistants manage the accommodated buildings 24/7 and provide a contact point for people who may need some assistance or guidance where required, this involves lone working.

2 x 8 hour shifts from 07:45 to 15:45 or 14:15 to 22:15 over 7 days on a 4 week rolling rota.

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.

Shortlist
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Project Manager (Oban)

  • Full time
  • £30,441 – £32,043
  • Oban
  • Closing 14th May 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to manage our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

This will be an exciting and challenging opportunity for the right candidate. You will be expected to lead, manage and motivate a team of staff to provide meaningful support to service users and to ensure the security of the project. Your goal will be to ensure the delivery of a high quality support service that builds service user skills and to allow them to move out of homelessness.

You will be qualified to Registered Manager’s Award level or equivalent, although consideration may be given to exceptional candidates who are not qualified to that level.

As an experienced manager, 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
  • Staff leadership and management.

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.

The post’s working pattern is predominantly Monday to Friday but there will be some requirement to work some unsocial hours on occasion. In addition, you will be required to undertake on call for a small number of weeks throughout the year.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker Millhill Musselburgh

  • Part time
  • £20,475 – £21,537 pro-rata
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 14th May 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve three to four shifts over a six week rolling rota.

You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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.

Shortlist
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Project Worker (Musselburgh)

  • Part time
  • £20,475 – £21,537 pro-rata
  • North High Street, Musselburgh
  • Closing 14th May 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve three – four shifts over a four week rolling rota.

You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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.

Shortlist
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Project Worker - Holland Street

  • Part time
  • £20,475 – £21,537 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 13th May 2019

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

You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a team to support and ensure the welfare of service users and building security. They will manage a small case load providing person centred support covering practical, emotional and personal issues. Their responsibilities will include assisting services users and preparing them for the move to permanent tenancies and sustain independent living.

Experience of working with vulnerable service users as well as an awareness of drug and alcohol issues will be advantageous.

Holland Street project provides emergency accommodation situated within a safe and secure environment for up to 25 people, aged 18 - 35 years, who are experiencing a period of homelessness. The fully furnished accommodation is configured by a series of flats, with service users sharing lounge, kitchen, bathroom and laundry facilities, but having the sole occupancy of a bedroom.

The project provides 24 hour staff cover and has a staff team of 1 Project Manager, 1 Assistant Manager, 7 full-time Project Workers and 2 part-time Project Workers. There is also a bank of relief staff to provide cover where necessary.

Typical length of shifts are 8 hours between 06:45 and 15:00 or 14:45 and 23:00.

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.

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Initiatives Officer

  • Full time
  • £30,441 – £32,043
  • Glasgow (some travel involved)
  • Closing 17th May 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Initiatives Officer to join our established and successful team based at our Head Office in Glasgow. This role will involve creating and developing new ideas and turning them into tangible initiatives to help homeless people achieve better lives. The post will require research into sources of grant funding as well as awareness of national strategies and funding streams. The post will involve creativity, and working either on your own or in partnership with others, preparing costed plans to set up and deliver initiatives, as well as identifying funding from sources of grant that are available. The post will also involve researching into corporate social responsibility sources and generating lasting relationships with potential corporate sponsors.

The Association has 26 project sites across Scotland offering services to enable excluded homeless people to develop the self-confidence and the skills required to live independently.

If you have the right values to work in the social care sector, can inspire and motivate, and be creative and determined, we would love to hear from you.

In return, we can offer a varied and challenging workload and a wide degree of autonomy. We also offer generous annual leave entitlement, a contributory pension scheme, life assurance and an employee assistance programme.

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Assistant Project - Manager Holland Street

  • Full time
  • £27,946 – £29,417
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 13th May 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. 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 the relevant social services and management qualifications. 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.

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.

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Project Worker (Lanark)

  • Part time
  • £20,475 – £21,537 pro-rata
  • Lanark
  • Closing 15th May 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. You will use all of your knowledge and experience to help service users build their life skills and prepare for independent living.

The post will involve three shifts per week. Typical shift patterns are 07:30 – 15:30; 10:00 – 18:00 and 14:30 – 22:30.

You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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.

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Project Worker (Holland Street)

  • Full time
  • £20,475 – £21,537
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 17th May 2019

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

You will have an HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a team to support and ensure the welfare of service users and building security. They will manage a small case load providing person centred support covering practical, emotional and personal issues. Their responsibilities will include assisting services users and preparing them for the move to permanent tenancies and sustain independent living.

Experience of working with vulnerable service users as well as an awareness of drug and alcohol issues will be advantageous.

Holland Street project provides emergency accommodation situated within a safe and secure environment for up to 25 people, aged 18 - 35 years, who are experiencing a period of homelessness. The fully furnished accommodation is configured by a series of flats, with service users sharing lounge, kitchen, bathroom and laundry facilities, but having the sole occupancy of a bedroom.

The project provides 24 hour staff cover and has a staff team of 1 Project Manager, 1 Assistant Manager, 7 full-time Project Workers and 2 part-time Project Workers. There is also a bank of relief staff to provide cover where necessary.

The post will involve 5 rota shifts per week between 06:45 -14:45 or 07:00-15:00 or 14:45 -22:45 or 15:00-23:00.

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.

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Housing Assistant Oban

  • Full time
  • £16,480 – £16,738
  • Oban
  • Closing 17th May 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to complement the work of our support teams by ensuring the security of the building through observation and checks, maintaining health, safety and hygiene standards and following procedures such as for financial transactions, admissions and leavers, housing benefit, incident reports and building repairs reports.

You should have sound literacy and numeracy skills and experience of dealing with challenging behaviour. Other essentials include: experience of team working; good verbal communication; the ability to interact with people in an appropriate and positive way; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The service accommodates and supports for people aged 16 and over who are experienced homelessness. Typical shifts 7.5 hours over a three week rolling rota, which includes weekends. Housing Assistants manage the accommodated buildings 24/7 and provide a contact point for young people who may need some assistance or guidance where required, this involves lone working.

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.

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Project Worker - Oban

  • Full time
  • £20,475 – £21,537
  • Oban
  • Closing 17th May 2019

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

The successful candidate will be expected to provide a meaningful support service to identified individuals who live in the project and/or in the community. You will 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. 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 HNC or SVQ3 qualification in social care. Other essentials include: experience of working with vulnerable people, addiction issues and challenging behaviour; effective written and verbal communication; knowledge of homelessness issues; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

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.

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Project Worker (Kilmarnock Whatriggs)

  • Full time
  • £20,475 – £21,537
  • Kilmarnock
  • Closing 23rd May 2019

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 HNC or 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. Please read the attached Role Profile in detail.

Typical shift patterns are between 07:30 and 22:00 over a 7 day rolling rota.

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.

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