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Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,165
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th April 2024

  • Advertised from 8th March 2024
  • (pay award pending) Contract terms: Permanent
  • REF: HH24/039


We provide services in the areas of physical and learning disabilities, autism, young people and older people. Further services include supporting positive mental health and wellbeing, homelessness, and drug and alcohol recovery. We work in people’s homes, in the community, and in temporary and supported accommodation.

The Service

We have positions in three of our services in the following areas of Edinburgh - Leith, Tollcross and Bruntsfield. We support individuals who are homeless and most likely have experienced some level of trauma, exclusion, and stigma in their life.

The Job

As a service we provide emotional and practical support with a harm reduction ethos. You will offer support to individuals to develop and maintain independent living skills.

The Candidate

• You will be person-centred with a commitment to a trauma-informed approach.

• You will be skilled in building trusting relationships.

• You will have a non-judgemental approach.

Company Benefits

• Pension Scheme

• Generous Holiday Entitlement

• Comprehensive Health and Well-being Package

• Free access to online discounts for well-known retailers

• Death in Service Benefit (up to three times your salary)

• Cycle to Work Scheme (great savings from 25% - 39% on bikes and accessories)

• Tech Scheme (great savings of up to 12% on computers or laptops)

All successful candidates will be required to obtain registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post.

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