Support Worker Level 1 – Broomhouse

Support Worker Level 1
Broomhouse, Edinburgh
Salary: £19,966 to £21,612 per annum
Working Hours: 39 hours per week, including weekends and evening shifts
Closing Date: 05:00pm, Wednesday, 26 February, 2020
Interview Date: Wednesday, 04 March, 2020

Do you share our commitment to supporting positive change in people’s lives?

Ypeople has over 200 staff and volunteers, and supports hundreds of people every day in our homelessness, young people’s wellbeing and out of school care services.

We are recruiting for a Support Worker Level 1 to provide support within our Broomhouse Edinburgh project.

How you will make a difference:

  • Actively practicing person centred planning and unconditional positive regard.
  • Taking a Psychologically Informed Environment (PIE) approach.
  • Arranging and facilitating key work meeting to develop and review support plans in collaboration with service users
  • Developing life skills with service users including how to maximise income, involvement in meaningful activities, and other skills that aid to independence.
  • Advocating on the service users behalf.
  • Compiling and reviewing service user risk assessments
  • Having detailed knowledge of other relevant services and signposting or referring service users when required.

What you will bring:

  • Personal values aligned with Ypeople’s core values
  • SVQ level 3 Social Services and Healthcare or SCQF equivalent (or are willing to work towards).

How we will support you:

  • Competitive salary, company pension, childcare vouchers, life assurance
  • Generous annual leave entitlement (6 weeks in the first year rising to 8 weeks from the second)
  • Excellent development opportunities (access to varied training and qualifications).

If you would like to apply, please send a completed application form to .

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