Hillcrest Homes

HH21/164, Support Worker

Job ref: HH21/164
Job ref:
Support Worker
Hours per week:
39 hours
Rate of pay:
£19,266 per annum + Benefits + Retention Payment
Contract terms:
Closing Date:
30 Sep 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

Portman Street is a twenty four hour, seven days a week emergency supported accommodation based in Glasgow south side for thirty men who are homeless. We are a registered housing support service.

Individuals have a wide variety of support needs including, but not limited to, mental health issues, substance misuse and learning disabilities. 


The Role

As a 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;
  • Need to arrange crisis intervention 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

  • Savings Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Working Patterns
  • Generous Mileage Allowance
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement
  • Comprehensive Health and Well-being Package
  • Free access to online discounts for well-known retailers
  • Death in Service Benefit (up to three times your salary)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme (great savings from 25% - 39% on bikes and accessories)
  • Tech Scheme (great savings of up to 12% on a range of over 5,000 products including tablets, televisions, fitness trackers, phones, games consoles and kitchen appliances)

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