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Support Worker – Homeless

  • Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Salary: £20000 - £20000 per annum
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care are looking for temporary and permanent Support Workers to work in a Women’s Homeless Hostel in Edinburgh.

We are requiring staff who can work 35 hours per week including some sleepovers.

The role:

As a Support Worker, you will be based in a temporary accommodation unit that homes 10 women. The service strives to create a warm, welcoming, safe environment for the journey from temporary accommodation to a home of their own.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide support and resettlement services to service users.
  • To provide support, advice and information to service users.
  • To provide practical, emotional and social support to service users who present with multiple, overlapping needs.
  • To work as part of a multi disciplinary team providing an effective service to the client group.
  • To work in a sensitive, flexible and non-judgemental way and within an equal opportunities framework
  • To achieve key outcomes of the service

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: SVQ Level 3 or wanting to work towards.
  • Experience: 2+ years working with the homeless.
  • Compliance: Up to date SSSC registration and PVG.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 35 hours p/w.

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