Support Worker / Social Care - Supported Accommodation

East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
£19097 - £21186 per annum
04 Jun 2018
19 Jun 2018
Bluetown Online
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Support Worker

Location: East Kilbride

Salary: £19,097 - £21,186 per annum

Working Hours: 39 hours per week

Closing Date: 5pm on Monday 18th June 2018

The organisation is an independent Charity which delivers support services to vulnerable people helping them to adapt to change and to improve their quality of life.

They are currently recruiting for a Support Worker to provide support within their Pathways supported accommodation service.

How you will make a difference:

  • Accurately 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
  • Utilising the Outcome Star tool and Carista information management system to record and assess a service user's progress.
  • Having detailed knowledge of other relevant services and signposting or referring service users when required.

What you will bring:

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

What they offer:

  • 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)

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Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Support Worker, Homelessness Support Worker, Homelessness Support Assistant, Homelessness worker, Young Person Support Worker, Youth Support, Enabler, Support Assistant, Social Care, Social Worker, Vulnerable Adult, LSW, LSA, Support Assistant, Adult Support Worker, Vulnerable Group Support, Social Outreach Officer , NVQ3, SVQ3 may also be considered for this role.