Support Worker - Edinburgh
Hillcrest Futures
Edinburgh, GB
3d ago

The Service

Our Oxgangs Project offers temporary supported accommodation for 17 males from the ages of sixteen upwards.

The Role

The role of the Support Worker will include :

  • Supporting individuals to move on from the service and resettle them in the community in a permanent housing option suited to their needs
  • Covering gaps in an established 4 day week rota with no night shifts
  • Working a variety of shifts including; early shifts, backshifts, and weekend working.
  • You Will

  • Be confident in dealing with a homeless client group and have compassion and understanding for the issues homeless people face.
  • Have the ability to work as part of a team and on a lone working basis.
  • Hold an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care or have the ability and willingness to undertake study to achieve this
  • Be organised with good time keeping skills
  • Be able to demonstrate transferrable skills relating to care
  • Be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post.
  • Company Benefits

  • Full PVG costs paid
  • Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Working Patterns
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement
  • Comprehensive Health and Well-being Package
  • Free access to online discounts for well-known retailers
  • Death in Service Benefit (up to three times your salary)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme (great savings from 25% - 39% on bikes and accessories)
  • Tech Scheme (great savings of up to 12% on computers or laptops)
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