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

Housing Assistant – Renfrew

  • Part time
  • £15,015 pro-rata
  • Renfrew
  • Closing 22nd October 2018

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.

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.

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Project Worker (nights) Lanark

  • Full time
  • £18,813 – £20,871
  • Lanark
  • Closing 25th October 2018

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, 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.

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’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

Project Worker (nights) Chalmers Court

  • Part time
  • £18,813 – £20,871 pro-rata
  • Ayr
  • Closing 25th October 2018

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, 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.

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’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

Housing Assistant (nights) Oban

  • Full time
  • £15,015 – £16,224
  • Oban
  • Closing 31st October 2018

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 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.

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

Project Worker (Oban)

  • Part time
  • £18,813 – £20,871 pro-rata
  • Oban
  • Closing 31st October 2018

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

Housing Assistant (nights) Shettleston

  • Full time
  • £15,015 – £16,224
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 2nd November 2018

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.

Wakened night shifts from 20:00 – 03:00 on a rota basis.

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.

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Digital Transformation Manager

  • Full time
  • TBC
  • Glasgow (some travel involved)
  • Closing 27th July 2018

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.

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

Night Project Worker – Glasgow City Centre

  • Part time
  • £18,813 – £20,871 pro-rata
  • Glasgow City Centre
  • Closing 9th August 2018

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.

The post will involve three night shifts per week on a flexible basis.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Night Project Worker – Port Seton

  • Full time
  • £18,813 – £20,871
  • Port Seton
  • Closing 29th August 2018

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.

Shift patterns are variable, with an average of 31.5 hours being worked per week over an eight week rota. The project’s night shifts generally start at 10pm and finish at 7am.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Night Project Worker

  • Part time
  • £18,813 – £20,871 pro-rata
  • Hamilton
  • Closing 10th August 2018

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 shift pattern for the post is three nights per week, generally between 10.45am and 7.15am.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

HR Assistant – Glasgow

  • Full time
  • £17,589 – £18,330
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 10th August 2018

Due to expansion within the HR department, we are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team at our Head Office in Glasgow.

Reporting to the Assistant HR Manager, you will assist in the delivery of an effective and efficient human resource service across the organisation. Main tasks will be recruitment, pre-employment checks, ensuring professional registrations are obtained and processing new start information.

You will have some experience of HR administration and database processing, alongside the ability to work well within a team and good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. If you can use your initiative and have good attention to detail, we can provide the training to allow you to improve your skills.

We also offer generous annual leave, a contributory pension scheme, life assurance and an employee assistance programme.

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 – Hamilton

  • Part time
  • £18,813 – £20,871 pro-rata
  • Hamilton
  • Closing 10th August 2018

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 two/three shifts per week on a four week rolling rota basis.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Two Project Workers Days – East Kilbride

  • Part time
  • £18,813 – £20,871 pro-rata
  • East Kilbride
  • Closing 10th August 2018

We are looking for two enthusiastic individuals with the right values to join our service in East Kilbride to assist and support 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 posts will involve three shifts per week on a flexible basis.

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.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Housing Assistant

  • Full time
  • £15,015 – £16,224
  • Oban
  • Closing 17th August 2018

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 and 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’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

Assistant Project Manager – Oban Services

  • Part time
  • £26,043 – £28,527 pro-rata
  • Oban
  • Closing 7th September 2018

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. We are keen to receive applications from experienced social care professionals who are looking to develop their career as well as live in the idyllic location of North West Highlands of Scotland.

To encourage applications the Association is offering a competitive salary, pension, life assurance, generous holiday entitlement and other benefits along with a relocation package for applicants who would need to move to the area.

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.

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.

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.

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 Nights – Kilmarnock Project

  • Full time
  • £18,813 – £20,871
  • Kilmarnock
  • Closing 13th September 2018

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, 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.

Typical shift pattern 9:45pm – 7:15am over a seven 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’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 – Whatriggs

  • Full time
  • £18,813 – £20,871
  • Kilmarnock
  • Closing 13th September 2018

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, 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; 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 Job Description and Personal Specification in detail.

Typical shift patterns are between 7.30am and 10.30pm 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'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 trader union.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Project Worker Nights – Whatriggs (20 hours)

  • Part time
  • £18,813 – £20,871 pro-rata
  • Kilmarnock
  • Closing 13th September 2018

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, 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.

Typical shift pattern 10pm – 8am over a seven 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’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 – Chalmers Court, Ayr

  • Full time
  • £18,813 – £20,871
  • Ayr
  • Closing 14th September 2018

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

Assistant Project Manager – Whatriggs

  • Full time
  • £26,043
  • Kilmarnock
  • Closing 13th September 2018

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.

The service works within a model of delivery built around Psychologically Informed Environments. Please read the attached Job Description and Personal Specification in detail.

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.

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’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

Housing Assistant nights part time – Shettleston Project

  • Part time
  • £15,015 – £16,224 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 14th September 2018

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.

Wakened night shifts from 8pm – 3am on a rota basis.

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 Manager – Charles Brownlie (Hamilton & Blantyre) and East Kilbride Services

  • Full time
  • £29,361 – £30,795
  • Hamilton, Blantyre and East Kilbride
  • Closing 17th September 2018

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to manage our services 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 number of staff teams to provide meaningful support to service users and to ensure the security of the projects. 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. The post is a demanding role managing services across 3 sites and will require an individual with strong leadership who is able to manage a high/challenging workload and is able to organise themselves extremely effectively. The post will be supported by 1 x full time Assistant Project Manager who will also work across the 3 sites.

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.

You will manage services across 3 sites in Hamilton, Blantyre and East Kilbride with regular travel across the sites. Your main base of work will be the Hamilton site. Information relating to each site is as follows;

Portwell site (Hamilton) – 12 beds (6 x 1 bed self-contained flat and 5 x bedsit)

Blantyre site – Supported Accommodation, 11 beds, (6 x 1 bed self-contained flat and 5 x bedsit); 16+ age group.

East Kilbride site – Emergency First Stop Accommodation, 12 beds (2 x bedsit and 5 x 1 bedroom flat); individuals 16+ age group and families.

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’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.

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Temporary Project Manager - Lomondside Service

  • Full time
  • £29,361
  • West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 13th September 2018

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experience individual with appropriate values to manage the above registered housing support service which, in conjunction with our commissioning partner West Dunbartonshire Council, aims to assist and support vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

This will be an exciting and challenging opportunity for the right candidate. You will be expected to split your time between two sites in Bonhill and Alexandria, leading, managing and motivating the two staff teams to deliver a quality housing support service to the 18 service users, 8 in Bonhill and 10 in Alexandria, alongside a full time Assistant Project Manager on both sites.

The post is a demanding role and will require an individual with strong leadership and organisational skills who is currently registered with the SSSC for managing a housing support service.

As a competent manager, you will be able to evidence the following:

  • A good insight into the support needs of homeless individuals with complex needs
  • A credible experience of motivating and managing service user involvement
  • An informed practice of risk assessment and risk management
  • A positive track record of managing outcome focused service provision
  • A transparent demonstration of person centred values
  • A proven expertise in establishing and developing key stakeholder relationships n

The post’s working pattern is predominantly Monday to Friday but there will be some requirement to work some unsocial hours on occasion.

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Housing Assistant Nights – Paisley Project

  • Full time
  • £15,015 – £16,224
  • Paisley
  • Closing 26th September 2018

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.

Wakened night shifts from 10pm – 8am on a rota basis.

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.

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Project Worker Nights – Clydebank

  • Full time
  • £18,813 – £20,871
  • Clydebank
  • Closing 9th October 2018

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service in Clydebank 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. 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 four night shifts per week on a two week rolling rota.

Please note that this post is subject to a current Rota Consultation which is likely to result in changes to shift i.e.; will go from eight hour shifts to ten hour shifts. This process is expected to be concluded early November 2018.

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.

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Project Worker (Nights) – Hamilton

  • Part time
  • £18,813 – £20,871 pro-rata
  • Hamilton
  • Closing 15th October 2018

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 shift pattern for the post is three nights per week, generally between 22:45 and 07:15.

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.

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