Hillcrest Homes

HH21/080, Support Worker (Female Only)

Job ref: HH21/080
Job ref:
Support Worker (Female Only)
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

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


The Role

As Support Worker, you will: 

  • Work with our service users to build positive relationships to assist them to tackle the issues that led to their homelessness;
  • Provide support for service users 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 

  • 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


*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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