Support Worker job in Edinburgh City of Edinburgh

Support Worker | Ypeople

Support Worker

Support Worker

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £19,768 - £21,398 per annum (pro rata)
Contract: Part Time, Permanent
Working Hours: 16 hrs alternate weekends Sat and Sun 8am till 4pm
Closing Date: Mon 22nd of July 2019 Interviews held week beginning 29th of July 2019

Do you share our commitment to supporting positive change in people's lives?

Ypeople has over 200 staff and volunteers, and supports hundreds of people every day in our homelessness, young people's wellbeing and out of school care services.

We are recruiting for a Support Worker to work within our Your Home - RapidAccess Service in Edinburgh.

How you will make a difference:

  • By helping to end homelessness through providing a high-quality visiting support service for people who are at risk of, or are homeless.
  • By ensuring people are receiving the highest standard of support.

What you will bring:

  • Personal values aligned with Ypeople's values
  • SVQ level 3 in Social Care or equivalent (Or willing to work towards)
  • Understanding of relevant legislation and policies relating to housing and social care
  • Awareness of issues surrounding homelessness and rough sleeping.

How we will support you:

  • Competitive salary, company pension, childcare vouchers, life assurance
  • Generous annual leave entitlement (6 weeks in the first year rising to 8 weeks from the second)
  • Excellent development opportunities (access to varied training and SVQ-s)

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role, click on 'APPLY' today, forwarding an up to date copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance.

No agencies please.


  • Location: Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
  • Job Title: Support Worker
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