Support Worker

Supported Accommodation - Edinburgh
Broomhouse Supported Accommodation, 19 Broomhouse Medway, Edinburgh, EH11 3SR
Permanent - Full-time
Working hours: 39
Closing date: Sun 30th January 2022
Salary: SCP 19-22 (£20,407-£22,090 per annum)

Come be part of our life-changing mission! 

About the role

The Broomhouse team support people through their experience
of homelessness, enable them to find permanent accommodation and
help them find the confidence in themselves to live independently.

We are now recruiting for a Support Worker to complement the existing team.

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

  • Your share Ypeople values and you are committed to creating an environment that promotes inclusiveness
  • You are qualified to SVQ level 3 H&SC or SCQF equivalent (or are willing to work towards)
  • You have knowledge of issues surrounding homelessness
  • You have gained experience of crisis work with vulnerable people

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

  • You will actively develop positive, respectful and compassionate relationships with the people we support, focusing on their strengths and aspirations as individuals.
  • You will be proud to advocate on behalf of the people we support.
  • You will eagerly contribute to your service and the organisation’s development and improvement.
  • You will be excited to work in an organisation that celebrates your participation and offers you development opportunities

What you will be doing

  • Arranging and facilitating key work meeting to develop and review support plans in collaboration with thepeople we support to meet their individual needs both within the service and out with
  • Developing life skills with those we support, including how to maximise income, involvement in meaningful activities, budgeting, shopping, cooking and any other skills that aid to independence
  • Assisting the people we support with engaging and integrating into the local community and helping them to become active citizens.
  • Signposting the people we support to other relevant services when required.

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


Working an average of 39 hours per week, Monday to Sunday on a shift rota system to ensure 24-hour service provision and provide adequate level of support to the services.


I’m keen! What's next?

Please submit your most recent and up to date cv and cover letter to 

Your cover letter should include how you meet the essential and desirable criteria set out in the job & person specification (in the Application Pack below) and how you share and can demonstrate Ypeople’s values:

Respect – We treat everyone fairly, and value diversity.
Integrity – We are honest, professional, and our actions are guided by best practice.
Compassion – We understand people’s life journeys and show kindness to everyone.
Aspirational – We strive to be the best, for our staff, those we support, and partners.
Reflective – We learn and adapt, embrace change and celebrate success.


For any queries about the Application process please contact Recruitment Assistant Ainslie Bradley at