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Project Worker – North High Street, Musselburgh

  • Part time
  • £20,475 – £21,537 pro-rata
  • North High Street, Musselburgh
  • Closing 30th August 2019


  • Advertised from 8th August 2019
  • Fixed Term until end of March 2021 (there may be a possibility of the contract being extended or made permanent). 24 hours per week.
  • MUSNHSPW0819

Role

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, however there are good opportunities for overtime.

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.

Application notes

To apply, please visit btha.org.uk/items/BTHA-Jobs to download the application pack with reference MUSNHSPW0819.

The closing date for submission of completed application forms is 12 noon on Friday 30 August 2019.

Forms can be submitted electronically to recruitment@btha.org.uk or by post to Blue Triangle (Glasgow) Housing Association, 3rd Floor, 100 Berkeley Street, Glasgow G3 7HU.


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