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Support Workers (Glasgow)

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Support Worker 2, Glasgow Services (various) - 37.5 hours per week

SALARY:               

£17,612 - £19,601 per annum

To maintain our success in delivering against our vision and values and to enable us to reach, connect and work with more people every year, we are looking for experienced Support Workers to join both our Glasgow and Ayrshire-based teams.

We support people who often experience stigma, exclusion and low expectations. The challenge we face is giving people hope. We want people to be treated with dignity, have self-worth and have the confidence to recover. All applicants must have a real passion to support people - not in a directive way, but collaboratively, valuing everyone's right to choice and respect. You would be part of our experienced teams working various shifts including days & nights on a rota basis.

Interested? Click here for an application pack. 

There is currently no closing date for applications. Successful candidates at shortlisting stage will be invited to our next Recruitment Event. Details will be confirmed shortly.

DOCUMENTS

> Support Worker JD (doc)

Simon Community Application Pack (doc)



Youth Prevention and Recruitment worker

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Youth Prevention and Recruitment worker, Head Office - 37.5 hours per week

SALARY:

£20,843 - £22,898

Simon Community Scotland’s vision is that ‘everyone should have a safe place to live and access to the support they need’. We want to prevent young people from rough sleeping or staying in an unsafe environment. In collaboration with Nightstop UK we have developed an innovative new service called Nightstop. We are extremely grateful to the Big Lottery Fund and Rangers Charity Foundation who have funded this exciting programme allowing us to develop the first Nightstop in the West of Scotland.

We are looking for an experienced and driven individual to work alongside the Nightstop Manager, laying the foundations and developing the service to meet the demand of young people in Glasgow.

Main responsibilities:-

  • Lead on the prevention of youth homelessness agenda within Simon Community
  • You will help identify and support young people through the Nightstop programme
  • Building on networks with referring agencies and attending community groups
  • Train and raise awareness in schools and colleges with young people at risk of homelessness
  • Recruit and train volunteer hosts
  • Promotion and expansion of Nightstop through regular use of our social media resources

Have you read, understood and feel passionate about Simon Community Scotland’s core values? Do you have experience of working with disadvantaged young people? Have excellent presentation skills? Are you dynamic and thrive to meet a new challenge? Are you a team player who can be flexible? Then please apply...

Interested? Click here for an application pack. 

Closing date for applications: Friday 25th August 2017

DOCUMENTS

> Job Description (doc)

Simon Community Application Pack (doc)