Night Support Worker

Supported Accommodation - Glasgow
Branston Court Supported Accommodation, 95 Panmure Street, Glasgow, G20 7SJ
Permanent - Full-time
Working hours: 39
Closing date: Fri 24th September 2021
Salary: SCP 17–19 (£19,263 – £20,265 per annum)

Come be part of our life-changing mission! 

About the role

Branston Court Service helps to end homelessness through providing a high-quality support service for homeless individuals transitioning from temporary to permanent or other suitable long-term accommodation.

We would love you to apply for this role if...

  • You are guided by the Ypeople values  and committed to creating an environment that promotes inclusiveness.
  • You are SVQ2 qualified and/or willing to work towards relevant qualification – SVQ3
  • You have awareness of current relevant legislation and policies relating to housing and social care
  • You have strong time management skills and can effectively work to deadlines

You would love to work in this role if...

  • You are passionate about developing positive, respectful and compassionate relationships with the people we support, focusing on their strengths and aspirations as individuals.
  • You are committed to championing the rights of those we support
  • You are committed to our aim of continuous improvement and reflective practice in all areas of our work
  • You are excited to work in an organisation that celebrates your participation and offers you development opportunities

What you will be doing

  • When required assist the Support Worker in arranging and facilitating key work meeting to develop and review support plans in collaboration with the people we support to meet their individual needs.
  • When required assist the Support Worker in developing life skills with the people we support, including how to maximise income, involvement in meaningful activities, budgeting, shopping, cooking and any other skills that aid to independence.
  • Advocating on behalf of the people that we support.
  • Utilising the Outcome Star tool and Better Futures information management system to record and assess the progress of the people that we support.
  • Having detailed knowledge of other relevant services and signposting or referring the people we support when required.

Full details can be found in the Job & Person Specification within the Application Pack

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