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Project Worker – Glasgow

  • Full time
  • £24,553 – £27,652
  • Glasgow with some home working (Hybrid)
  • Closing 20th May 2024

  • Advertised from 6th May 2024
  • 35 hours per week (permanent contract).


Rock Trust are delighted to be expanding the successful ‘Housing First for Youth’ service into Glasgow. We are looking for a team member who has experience of supporting young vulnerable people accessing our services. The role will involve working intensively with a small caseload of young people to coordinate and provide emotional and practical support.

The Project Worker will work directly with young people to coordinate and provide emotional and practical support on a 1:1 and group basis. Working with young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to ensure that when homelessness can’t be avoided, their experience of homelessness is rare, brief, and non-recurring.

The Project Worker will offer line management, guidance, and support to Support Assistants and volunteers, working together to support young people to return or remain at home, improve their practical independent living skills, set up their own tenancy and access other services 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 JD, 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

Closing date of 20th May at 9am

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