Job description

Location: Hunterhill Court Lifehouse, Glasgow, G21 3AZ

Working Hours: 28 hours per week 

Contract: Permanent

Interview Date:  To be confirmed


Job Summary:

The Salvation Army provides support and emergency accommodation for homeless adults within the Glasgow Area. We are looking to recruit a highly motivated Assistant Support Worker (Nights) to join our team in Huntershill Court Lifehouse comprising of 14 flats.

Key Responsibilities:

As Assistant Support Worker you will work with our Support Workers to empower individuals to move on and break the cycle of homelessness. You will also complete day to day activities including administration tasks and reception duties to support the successful operation of the Lifehouse. For this Assistant level role, direct experience of working with homeless people is not essential. However, you will need to demonstrate to us that you have the understanding, willingness and motivation to engage with our homeless clients

The successful candidate(s) will be able to demonstrate:

  • Motivation towards supporting vulnerable clients to achieve focussed and positive outcomes.
  • Improve standards by demonstrating own initiative towards problem solving which help benefit colleagues and clients.
  • Good customer service and time management skills with ability to prioritise workload.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient IT skills (including Microsoft packages)

  • Please note:
     We are shortlisting weekly and reserve the right to close this advert earlier than the closing date indicated should we feel we have received sufficient applications.

    I n order to complete your application please download and read the job profile attachment on the left.

    In the job profile you will find the criteria required for the role please make sure that you address this in your supporting statement.

    Appointment subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK and PVG Check.

    As a disability confident scheme employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

    Please note that we do not consider C.V’s. Promoting equality in the workplace.

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