Relief Project Worker

Salary: £11.89 per hour

Closing date: 27 September 2019

Contract: Temporary

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Location: Dunedin Harbour Hostel

Organisation: Wheatley Group; Dunedin Canmore

Hours: Full time

Contact phone: 0141 274 6555

Dunedin Canmore, part of Wheatley Group, provides affordable housing and outstanding services for people in its communities across Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife.

Our Dunedin Harbour Hostel in Edinburgh provides temporary accommodation to individuals who find themselves homeless. Our dedicated staff provide 24-hour support to help residents with a range of needs to develop independent living skills to enable them to sustain future accommodation.

We now have a great opportunity for Relief Project Workers to join our team to provide shift cover at Dunedin Harbour.

Candidates must be able to identify and assess support needs with service users in order to agree an appropriate support and resettlement plan. They must also continually monitor and review all support planning and be able to deal with any incidents involving service users. They will also work with appropriate third parties when required to ensure the safety and well-being of both service users and staff and have the ability to take decisions based on hostel policy and procedure

We would like to hear from candidates with experience of working in a similar post or be able to demonstrate an ability to work in this area.

A PVG check will be carried out for successful candidates. All successful candidates will also be required to register with the SSSC within six months of starting in post.

For an application pack and detailed job profile please email or call 0141 274 6555.

For informal enquires please contact Kevin Brodie, Homelessness Services Manager on 0131 624 5800