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  • Trust in Fife - Housing Support Worker

    Created: 11/06/2024
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies


    Post: Housing Support Worker 
    Hours: 36 per week, shift work with no overnights or weekends
    Salary: £24,336 per annum

     

    Trust in Fife (TiF) operates two homeless accommodation hostels in Kirkcaldy providing support and guidance to people aged over 16 who have found themselves homeless. They also provide support to people in the private rented sector through the Fife Private Rental Solutions (FPRS) team. TiF's charity shop, The Cairn Centre, supports a team of volunteers and offers value for money products in the local community. All this helps us to work towards achieving their mission of taking positive steps towards assisting vulnerable and homeless people in Fife.

    The Role

    TiF is seeking a motivated person to join its experienced team of housing support staff, who provide a positive, enabling environment within a supported temporary accommodation setting. Your goal will be to assist individuals who have varying levels of need to gain independent living skills and to prepare them to move into, and sustain, more permanent housing.

    The duties of the Housing Support Worker are varied but include managing and maintaining the homeless hostels including reporting repairs and general cleaning duties, carrying out support work with clients, and administration tasks including updating client files on the database system.

    An SVQ II in health and social care is desirable. However, applications are also welcome from people who have experience in a similar setting and have a willingness to complete their qualification alongside working. Maintaining registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and a suitable PVG return are also requirements for the role.

    Benefits

    Trust in Fife offers:

    • 35 days annual leave
    • Additional annual leave days after five years' service
    • Company pension contributions
    • PVG/Disclosure Scotland return paid for by the organisation
    • Enhanced company sick pay
    • Support with qualifications and training

    How to Apply

    If you are interested, please visit TiF's website https://www.trustinfife.org.uk/get-involved/recruitment/ to view the full job description and person specification. Please send an up-to-date CV and accompanying cover letter to [email protected].

    The closing date for applications is 11.59am on Wednesday 26 June 2024. 




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