Hillcrest Homes

HH21/RSW - Glasgow, Relief Support Worker

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HH21/RSW - Glasgow
Relief Support Worker
Hours per week:
0 hours
Rate of pay:
£9.50 per hour plus Company Benefits
Contract terms:
Closing Date:
31 Dec 2021 23:59

The Services

Our Services are based at Portman Street and Queen Mary Avenue in Glasgow. The individuals we support over both services have a wide variety of support needs including, but not limited to, mental health issues, substance misuse and learning disabilities. 

Portman Street operates twenty four hours a day, seven days a week emergency supported accommodation service for thirty men who are homeless.

Queen Mary Avenue** provides residential support for eight females who are homeless.


The Role

In the role of Relief Support Worker you will:

  • Be to build positive relationships to assist individuals to tackle the issues that led to their homelessness;
  • Provide support focused on recovery and daily living skills to enable the individuals we support to work towards moving into their own tenancies;
  • Provide crisis intervention due to the complex nature of the client group we support.


You Will

  • Be confident in dealing with a homeless client group and have compassion and understanding for the issues homeless people face;
  • Possess an SVQ 2 in Health and Social Care or have the ability and willingness to work towards this qualification;
  • Be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post.


Company Benefits

  • PVG costs paid in full
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Holiday Allowance
  • Free core training provided on site
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Organisational Recognition and Reward Scheme


** Please Note – Relief posts at Queen Mary Avenue are exempt under section 7 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975, therefore only female candidates will be considered.

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