Support Worker (Housing – Older People)

Part Time

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Trust Housing Association has an exciting opportunity for a Support Worker (Housing – Older People) to join our team at Dalrymple Court, Stranraer. You will join on a part-time permanent basis (16.75 hours), and in return, you will receive a competitive salary.

In return for your enthusiasm and commitment as our Support Worker (Housing – Older People), we will offer you:

16.75 contracted hours per week worked over a rolling rota between 8am and 10pm

4 week rolling rota, mostly back shifts and 2 weekends in the 4 weeks

Competitive hourly rate of £10.50 per hour

Generous Holiday Entitlement

Paid PVG check & Professional Membership including SSSC

Access to paid training and a vocational qualification

Option to work additional bank cover hours via our agency

Trust Housing Association is a national housing, support and care provider, offering a range of accommodation and support services.  Primarily serving older people in our communities we also provide housing for families and individuals. We have over 3,600 households across the length and breadth of Scotland, from the Highlands and Islands all the way down to the Borders.

What we’re looking for in our Support Worker (Housing – Older People):

You’ll be working with our tenants to make sure they receive the support identified in their personal plan ensuring they continue to enjoy as much independence as possible.  It’ll be rewarding looking after those who rely on the support and dedication you’ll bring to this important role.

Skills and experience as our Support Worker (Housing – Older People):

Ideally, you will have an appropriate qualification in Health & Social Care and previous experience of working with older people or other vulnerable members of a community, so you will understand their needs and know how to meet these.  If you are successful in joining our team we can provide you with fantastic opportunities to develop your experience or enhance your career in social care and assist with your ongoing continued personal development.

2022 will be a very exciting time to join Trust as we continue to implement our new corporate strategy ‘The Time is Now’ which has a strong focus on exceptional experiences for our customers.  We have strong foundations in place as we ready ourselves to meet the housing, health, economic, technological, and climate challenges and opportunities of our time.

Closing Date: Friday 23rd September 2022

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our Support Worker (Housing – Older People) and you’d like to work with a prestigious and well-established company working in a person-centred culture that puts people at the heart of all we do, then we’d like to hear from you.

Trust is an Investor in People Platinum accredited employer, a Leader in Diversity, and a great place to work.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Trust Housing Association is a Registered Scottish Charity- SC(phone number removed)