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Project Worker x 5: Housing First for Youth Glasgow

  • Full time
  • £23,141 – £27,550
  • Glasgow Office - with some home working
  • Closing 24th March 2023

  • Advertised from 3rd March 2023
  • Salary depending on experience and qualification. Permanent. 36.25 hours per week.


Rock Trust are delighted to be expanding the successful ‘Housing First for Youth’ service into Glasgow. We are looking for a team of passionate and experienced Project Workers to support the young people accessing our services. The role will involve working intensively with a small case load of young people to coordinate and provide emotional and practical support.

The post holder will be expected to:

  • Build trusting, lasting relationships with young people
  • Support young people to manage and thrive in their home
  • Provide flexible, person centered, strengths-based support for as long as is required
  • Adopt a ‘whatever it takes’ and rights-based approach
  • Work in a psychologically and trauma informed manner
  • Promote and share evaluation, learning and best practice

Who we are

Rock Trust is Scotland’s leading youth specific homelessness charity. We work with young people aged 16-25 who are at risk of, or who are experiencing homelessness. Our aim is to end youth homelessness in Scotland by ensuring that every young person has access to expert youth specific services to assist them to avoid, survive and move on from homelessness.

Rock Trust holds the gold award from Investors in People. We are committed to making Rock Trust a fantastic place to work. We provide a range of enhanced benefits for staff, including a starting annual leave entitlement of 25 working days which will increase by 1 day for every full year of service completed (up to a maximum of 30 working days) plus 10 Public Holidays (pro-rata), a 6% employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance scheme, employee rewards and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave. A full list of our benefits is available on our website.

We actively support the ability to work flexibly and remotely, and all staff are provided with the ICT kit and home set-ups needed to minimise travel and promote a work-life balance.

We are an equal opportunity employer, with the Silver Charter from LGBT Youth Scotland and are signed up to the DWP’s Disability Confident scheme. We encourage applications from all parts of the community.

Rock Trust has four core values; Safety, Positivity, Respect and Fairness. If you hold these values and are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential and move on from homelessness, then please get in touch.

Application notes

Closing date: 9am, 24th March 2023

For an application pack please visit our website at to download a pack. Please specify in your pack which role you are applying for.