Hillcrest Homes

HH21/132, Support Worker

Job ref: HH21/132
Job ref:
Support Worker
Hours per week:
39 hours
Rate of pay:
£9.50 per hour + Company Benefits + £500 Retention Payment
Contract terms:
Closing Date:
06 Aug 2021 23:59

£500 Retention Payment!!

You will receive £500 if you are successfully appointed with Hillcrest Futures

£250 on successful completion of your 6 month probation period

£250 on successful completion of 12 months service


The Service

Queen Mary Avenue provides 24 hours a day, 7 days a week residential support to 8 female individuals who have a variety of support needs including mental health and addiction issues.  All individuals have previously been homeless or have been threatened with homelessness.


The Role

As Support Worker, you will:

  • Work with individuals to build positive relationships to assist them to tackle the issues that led to their homelessness;
  • Provide support for individuals focused on recovery, daily living skills and moving into their own tenancies;
  • Crisis intervention will be required due to the complex nature of the client group.


You Will

  • Be confident in dealing with a homeless client group and have compassion and understanding for the issues homeless people face;
  • Hold an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care or have the willingness to undertake study to achieve;
  • Be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post.


Company Benefits

  • Free access to a comprehensive Health and Well-being Package, including wellness assistance with programs for on-line fitness
  • Free access to on-line discounts for well-known retailers
  • Recognition and Reward Scheme
  • Flexible Working Patterns
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement
  • Free core training provided
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Savings Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • PVG Costs Paid


*Please Note - this post is exempt under section 7 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, therefore only female candidates will be considered.

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