Hillcrest Homes

HH21/076, Support Worker

Job ref: HH21/076
Job ref:
Support Worker
Hours per week:
39 hours
Rate of pay:
£19,266 per annum plus Company Benefits
Contract terms:
Closing Date:
15 Jun 2021 23:59

The Service

Portman Street is a twenty four hour a day,seven days a week emergency supported accommodation based in Glasgow, for thirty men who are homeless. Service users have a wide variety of support needs including but not limited to mental health support, substance misuse and learning disabilities. 


The Role

As Support Worker, you will: 

  • Build positive relationships with individuals to assist them to tackle the issues that led to their homelessness; 
  • Provide support focused on recovery and daily living skills;
  • Be involved in crisis intervention due to the complex nature of the client group.


You Will: 

  • Be confident in dealing with a homeless client group;
  • Have compassion and understanding for the issues homeless people face;
  • Have good communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Hold an SVQ2 in Health and Social Care, or have the ability and willingness to undertake study to achieve;
  • Be required to obtain registration 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
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Free core training provided on site
  • Savings Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Comprehensive Health and Well-being Package
  • Organisational Recognition and Reward Scheme

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