Support Practitioner - Perth Floating Housing Support

  • Full time or Part time
  • £21,318 – £22,285
  • Perth & Kinross
  • Closing 24th February 2024

  • Advertised from 7th February 2024
  • £11.08 - £11.58 per hour, rising to £11.30 in your first year of service. Permanent. Full & Part-Time Available.


Because People Matter - Work with Us

Do you have a passion for helping vulnerable people enjoy as much fulfilment as they can and feel included in their community? If compassion, care and inclusiveness are an important part of who you are, our opportunities to work away from the routine in a demanding, challenging but emotionally rewarding role could be for you.

Our Turning Point Scotland Services in Perth Floating Housing Support are looking for people like you to help provide individualised support to adults with a wide range of needs, either on an individual 1:1 basis or alongside others and as part of a team.

Perth Floating Housing Support Service provides support to adults with varying needs within their own homes. The service aims to enable individuals to develop the skills required in order to independently maintain and sustain their tenancies.

The service uses an outcomes focused approach working with individuals for approximately 6-9 months to achieve mutually agreed outcomes and ultimately preventing homelessness. We cover the whole of Perthshire and work in partnership with 2 other providers who cover Perth city and the South area and Perth city and the North area.

The support we provide is always person centred, we do this by involving people who know the person well, this includes family and friends, other health and Social Work professionals, Advocacy services and our own staff members.

No previous working experience is needed; full training will be provided to you. We believe having the right values of respect, compassion, inclusion and integrity is all you need to join our team! We would offer you full support in completing your application.

The role is for a Support Practitioner, within this you will be required to deliver 1-2-1 support to individuals in their own home, enabling them to develop skills required to live independently, this can cover a variety of areas from assisting with budgeting, finances, keeping on top of day to day household activities to helping individuals to access appropriate supports from other agencies. You will be required to keep accurate notes regarding support visits carried out and also to complete risk assessments, support plans and reviews for each individual you key work. You will be provided with all of the training, support and equipment required to successfully fulfil the duties of the role, you will be required to do lone working but you should also be able to work well with others in the team and external agencies.

The service operates Monday to Friday 8am-8pm and Saturday and Sunday 10am-6pm with the core hours being Monday – Friday 9am-5pm. There are options from 37 hours full-time to part-time hours

Application notes

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Please note that IT skills are required for all our vacancies.

Where applicable, successful candidates will be required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of start date.

Closing Date: 24 Feb 2024, 23:55