Support Worker Level 2

Supported Accommodation - Edinburgh
19 Broomhouse Medway, Edinburgh, EH11 3SR
Permanent - Full-time
Working hours: 39
Closing date: Wed 22nd September 2021
Salary: SCP 17-19 (£19,263 - £20,265 per annum)

Come be part of our life-changing mission! 

About the role

Broomhouse Supported Accommodation provides a 24-hour accommodation service to adults aged over 16.

Our Support Workers help to end homelessness through providing a high-quality supported accommodation 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 have SVQ level 3 H&SC or SCQF equivalent (or are willing to work towards)
  • You have knowledge of issues surrounding homelessness
  • You have good time management skills and can work effectively to deadlines

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

  • You will make every effort to develop positive, respectful and compassionate relationships with the people we support, focusing on their strengths and aspirations as individuals
  • You will enjoy assisting Level 1 Support Workers in developing life skills with the people we support
  • You will actively seek to promote involvement in the improvement and development of the service from the people we support.
  • You are excited to work in an organisation that celebrates your participation and offers you development opportunities

What you will be doing

  • Assisting Level 1 Support Workers in their aims to encourage those we support to engage and integrate into the local community so that they can become active citizens.
  • Utilising the Outcome Star tool and Better Futures information management system to record and assess the progress of the people you are supporting.
  • Advocating on behalf of the people we support.
  • Undertaking household duties to maintain the accommodation to a high standard.
  • Working 39 hours per week on a 5 week rolling rota

 

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

I’m keen! What's next?

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For any informal queries about the role please contact Ainslie Bradley, Recruitment Assistant at