Support Worker Level 2

Supported Accommodation - Edinburgh
Ypeople Pilton, 20 Crewe Road Gardens, Edinburgh, EH5 2NJ
Permanent - Full-time
Working hours: 39
Salary: SCP 17–19 (£19,263– £20,265 per annum)

Come be part of our life-changing mission! 

About the role

Helping to end homelessness through providing a high-quality supported accommodation service for homeless men aged 16 and above. Through developing skills needed to manage a tenancy, budgeting and cooking, our Pilton Service assists men in Edinburgh who are experiencing homelessness.

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 educuated to SVQ level 3 H&SC or SCQF equivalent (or are willing to work towards)
  • You are knowledgeable of issues surrounding homelessness
  • You are aware of current relevant legislation and policies relating to Housing and Social Care.

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

  • You will be passionate about championing the rights of those we support
  • You will be committed to providing a culture of safety, fairness and inclusiveness.
  • You will ensure that there is a culture where the people we support are treated with compassion and unconditional positive regard
  • 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 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 encourage independence.
  •  Advocating on behalf of the people we support.
  • 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.
  • Working an average of 39 hours on a shift rota basis

Full details can be found in the Job & Person specification in the Application Pack.

I’m keen! What's next?

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If you would like to have a confidential and informal chat about the role, or if you need help with the forms please contact Recruitment Assistant Ainslie Bradley at