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

Learning & Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £31,049 – £32,683
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 12th June 2020

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

Reporting to the HR Manager, you will continue to develop, promote and facilitate the Association’s established learning and coaching culture to enable all our staff to access and apply their continuing professional development. This post will give you a real opportunity to not only build on existing learning models but also to pioneer the development and implementation of new learning platforms in order to contribute to the ongoing success of the Association.

You will have the appropriate experience and/or qualifications to allow you to contribute to the continuous improvement of the organisation but it is essential that you have detailed understanding of the regulatory context in which we operate within the social care sector, with its links to the SVQ qualifications framework and the Scottish Social Services Council. You will also have a proven track record in delivering training, producing learning and development frameworks and devising different methods of learning and development, with particular skillsets, experience and expertise in E-Learning models.

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.

For a full Role Profile, please visit btha.org.uk/items/BTHA-Jobs

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Night Housing Assistant (Oban)

  • Part time
  • £16,480 – £16,738 pro-rata
  • Oban
  • Closing 10th June 2020

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. Housing Assistants manage the accommodated buildings 24/7 and provide a contact point for service users who may need some assistance or guidance where required, this involves lone working.

Typical length of shifts are 8 hours from 21:00 – 05:00 over 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.

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Night Project Worker – Port Seton

  • Part time
  • £20,475 – £21,537 pro-rata
  • Port Seton
  • Closing 31st January 2020

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.

Typical shift pattern is 22:00 – 07:00 on a rolling rota of 4 on 4 off pattern.

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.

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Night Project Worker – East Kilbride

  • Part time
  • £20,475 – £21,537 pro-rata
  • East Kilbride
  • Closing 4th February 2020

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 3 shifts per week including one weekend night every two weeks over a 4 week rolling rota with typical shift patterns of 21:45 – 07:15.

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.

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This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Project Manager - Sauchiehall Street

  • Part time
  • £27,946 – £29,417 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 21st February 2020

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.

This will be an exciting and challenging opportunity for the right candidate. You will be expected to 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.

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.

The post will involve between 2 and 4 shifts per week. The rota will be flexible but will work out 5 days over 10 approximately, on an 8-week rota. Shifts will include early shift, back shift and 1 full weekend in 8.

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.

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Project Worker – Lomondside – Alexandria

  • Part time
  • £20,475 pro-rata
  • Alexandria
  • Closing 10th February 2020

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.

The service is part of a two site project offering accommodation and support to a total of 18 people; 10 in Alexandria and 8 in Bonhill. The post will involve three 7 - 8hr shifts weekly over a 4 week rota, including weekends. Typical shift patterns are 07:30-15:15 or 15:15- 22:15.

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.

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This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker – Whatriggs

  • Full time
  • £20,475 – £21,537
  • Kilmarnock
  • Closing 14th February 2020

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

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

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

The service works within a model of delivery built around Psychologically Informed Environments. Please read the attached Role Profile in detail.

Shifts will involve day, mid and back shifts, including weekend working as part of a rolling shift pattern.

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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This vacancy has now closed

Night Project Worker – Musselburgh

  • Part time
  • £20,475 – £21,537 pro-rata
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 6th March 2020

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 SVQ3 qualification in social care or extensive, evidenced experience in social care and be willing to work towards this qualification. 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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This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker – Somerset Place

  • Part time
  • £20,475 – £21,537 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 10th March 2020

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 work as part of a team to provide care and support to 8 service users in a residential service, specifically commissioned to work with Care Experienced young people. You will be expected to provide support to each individual in keeping with the SHANARRI principles and to contribute to all aspects of support planning and review via Better Futures outcome tool and ensure the safety and security of the building at all times and to undertake tasks relating to health and safety including wellbeing checks and general maintenance and cleaning tasks.

The post will involve two to four shifts per week, over a four-week rolling rota. Typical shift patterns are 07:00-14:00; 13:00-21:00; 13:30-20:30; 14:00-21:00 or 16:15-23:15

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.

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This vacancy has now closed

Project Workers – North High Street, Musselburgh

  • Full time or Part time
  • £20,475 – £21,537
  • North High Street, Musselburgh
  • Closing 13th March 2020

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.

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

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.

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This vacancy has now closed

Night Project Worker – Kilmarnock, Whatriggs

  • Part time
  • £20,475 – £21,573 pro-rata
  • Kilmarnock, Whatriggs
  • Closing 16th March 2020

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

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

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

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

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

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

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

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This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker – Viewpark

  • Full time
  • £20,475 – £21,537
  • Viewpark
  • Closing 23rd March 2020

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

The post will involve four/five shifts per week.

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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This vacancy has now closed

Night Relief Workers

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Blantyre, East Kilbride, Hamilton, Lanark & Uddingston
  • Closing 31st March 2020

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.

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This vacancy has now closed

Top job! Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time
  • £79,846 – £84,048
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 17th April 2020

Blue Triangle Housing Association is a provider of accommodation and support to vulnerable people across the West of Scotland. The mission of the organisation is to support, accommodate and assist vulnerable people to achieve better lives. The organisation works with people of all ages and backgrounds and provides access to learning and development, training, housing and additional support to those affected by drugs and alcohol.

Blue Triangle Housing Association is an award-winning charitable organisation that work with individuals with challenging behaviours and needs and help them to build better lives that lead to better futures.

Harris Hill are working with Blue Triangle to recruit a new Chief Executive that will lead them into the next stage of the organisations growth and development in order to further impact their service users.

The new CEO will have the wide-reaching task of developing new income streams, digital transformation and providing strong and effective leadership that impacts performance and leads to the best possible outcomes for service users. Ideally the preferred candidate will have experience within the charitable and sector as well as knowledge and experience of the homeless sector and regulatory issues in Scotland.

As many of the organisations employees are based in regions across the West of Scotland the new CEO must have strong communication skills and have a flexible and entrepreneurial approach of how best to take the organisation forward in line with its strategic objectives.

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This vacancy has now closed

Intense Support Worker – South Lanarkshire

  • Full time
  • £20,475 – £21,537
  • South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 13th May 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of an outreach, intensive support service, which will be run jointly with South Lanarkshire Council. This will initially be until 31 March 2021, although it is hoped that this will be extended by South Lanarkshire Council at the end of this period.

The position will be an intensive support role based within the South Lanarkshire area and supporting service users referred by South Lanarkshire Council who may be in other temporary accommodation or in their own tenancy where this intense support may prevent them from losing this accommodation.

The service users will come from the harder to engage group and be case managed by South Lanarkshire Council whilst intensely supported by BTHA.

You should be a highly motivated and experienced support worker with the skills to hit the ground running and manage a small case load of 4-6 people at any one time. This is a great opportunity to further develop your skills and experience.

This post will be 35 hours per week and although it may mainly be working within office hours you must have the flexibility to work in the evenings if and when required and on occasional weekend’s dependant on service user’s needs.

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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