Job description

Location: Wallace of Campsie Lifehouse

Working Hours:  35 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 highly motivated Support Workers to join our team in Wallace of Campsie House Lifehouse comprising of 42 flats and 10 bedsits.

This role is a very rewarding role and brings opportunities to develop new and existing skills to progress your career in Social Care further, with additional benefits, and various training opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

As a motivated person you will deliver a high-quality support service, which promotes client choice and control and ensure clients learn new skills, make positive life choices and achieve the best possible outcomes. You will also complete day to day activities including administration tasks and reception duties to support the successful operation of the Lifehouse.

As a Support Worker you will work with the wider staff team to share your skills and expertise demonstrating your 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 life outcomes
  • Improve standards by demonstrating own initiative towards problem solving which help benefit colleague and clients
  • Good customer service and time management skills with the ability to prioritise workload effectively
  • 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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