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Housing Assistant Nightshift- Chalmers Court

  • Part time
  • £21,912 pro-rata
  • Chalmers Court, Ayr (On site)
  • Closing 11th April 2024

  • Advertised from 28th March 2024


Blue Triangle is a social care organisation that empowers people to thrive, by delivering solutions in connected communities which focus on the needs of each individual. We are looking for enthusiastic people who share our values (Kind, Passionate and Creative) to join our services accommodating and supporting people experiencing homelessness and empowering them to thrive.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning, which we will support you to achieve.

Blue Triangle recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

What we offer:

Aside from offering a supportive and friendly environment where our people are valued and appreciated, we’ll see that your hard work and drive to succeed is rewarded.

  • Competitive Salary and Pension Options
  • Full time & Part time hours available
  • Double pay for festive bank holidays
  • Long service awards
  • Fully funded SVQ3
  • Access to our benefits platform with high street voucher and tech discounts and cycle to work scheme to name a few!
  • Inhouse training programmes
  • Significant Gym discounts
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • 24/7 access to employee assistance programme, including counselling
  • A wide range of family friendly policies
  • Life Assurance cover of 3 times your salary
  • Credit Union
  • £200 refer a friend scheme
  • And many more!

About the Role:

As a Housing Assistant, you’ll work as part of a team in providing safe, secure, supported accommodation for the people who use our services. You’ll do this by providing the highest possible quality of housing management service to our supported people to ensure they are able to sustain their tenancy.

Main Responsibilities:

This Housing Assistant role working at Renfrew involves working on a rota covering various shifts. This role involves working 28 hours per week, on a nightshift basis with some weekend work. The Housing Assistant will:

  • maintain and update all recording systems and documentation in line with relevant policies, procedures and practice guidelines, including the occupancy agreement, within required timeframes.
  • ensure the health and wellbeing of supported people by safeguarding, carrying out risk assessments and following policies and procedures
  • ensure that all referrals, admissions and discharges are administered in line with local procedures.

Housing Assistant Role Profile

About You:

  • To join us, you need to have a genuine passion for helping people.
  • Ideally, possess 1 year of experience of working with vulnerable people and challenging behaviour which can be from personal, voluntary and/or professional experience.
  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to undertake care practice in accordance with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) code of practice, National Care Standards, Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care and the Associations policies and procedures.
  • Ability to relate empathetically to people and recognise their right to choice and independence.
  • Ability to work flexibly and as a lone worker, covering a 24-hour shift pattern.
  • Able to use Microsoft or equivalent applications competently.
  • Be willing to work towards an SVQ 2 or above.

We care about one another whilst taking pride in the service we offer. You will be working in a company with a strong identity and with the guidance and support of experienced Managers you will be able to develop in your career.

Application notes

To apply for this role, please visit our website where you’ll be given important information regarding the process and an application form to complete and upload.

Due to the Safer Recruitment requirements by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and Care Inspectorate we do not accept CV’s and you must therefore complete our application form.

Please note we do not accept applications from out with the UK as we do not have a UK visa sponsorship license.

If you require any support in completing your application or the form in a different format, then please get in touch at or telephone us on 0141 729 8050.