Project Worker Live & Work Perth

  • Full time
  • £24,553 – £27,652
  • Perth with some home working
  • Closing 21st February 2024


  • Advertised from 30th January 2024
  • 35 hours per week (fixed term until 31/03/2026 and subject to continued funding thereafter).

Role

Mission Statement

To prevent youth homelessness and to support young people to build better futures.

Context

The Project Worker will work directly with young people to coordinate and provide practical and employment support on a 1:1 and group basis. Working with young people in Rock Trust’s Live and Work tenancies and in their local community, the Project Worker will ensure that a young person’s experience of homelessness is rare, brief, and non-recurring.

The Project Worker will support young people to improve their practical independent living skills, access other services, access employment opportunities and to reach their full potential. Project Workers are responsible for completing support plans and risk assessments and are the main contact for any key people involved in the care and support of young people.

In addition to the responsibilities in the Job Description overleaf, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • An ability to build trusting, lasting relationships with young people
  • Support young people to manage and thrive in their home
  • Motivate young people to set goals and reach their potential
  • An ability to work effectively with partners and other key people to provide young people with excellent care and support
  • Adopt a ‘whatever it takes’ and rights based approach
  • Work in a psychologically and trauma informed manner

Application notes

Please apply using our application form contained in the pack below.

Download and fill out the three documents and upload them to our portal when you visit our Vacancies web page.

We will review applications daily and will be in touch as soon as possible if we’d like to invite you for interview. If you would like to speak to someone about the role in more detail, or if you face any obstacles to completing an application, please get in touch.


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