Project Worker Rapid Re-Accommodation Welcome Centre, Edinburgh

The Bethany

Project Worker Rapid Re-Accommodation Welcome Centre, Edinburgh

Salary Not Specified

The Bethany, Warriston, City of Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 4 Jul | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 44935bcc74aa4c848812fc97036a1b3b

Full Job Description

The Rapid Re-accommodation Welcome Centre provides emergency accommodation with support to anyone who would otherwise be rough sleeping in Edinburgh. It will re-open in October 2024 and close in April 2025, and we are looking for Project Workers to cover a variety of shifts: Dayshifts 7:45 am to 8:00 pm with an hour break Nightshifts 7:45 pm to 8:00 am with an hour break Twilight shifts 6:00 pm to midnight or 7:45 pm to midnight The role involves working 12-hour day shifts (usually seven on/seven off), and responsibilities include: Working alongside partner agencies to build support plans for individuals who are staying at the centre to help move guests on to more long-term accommodation Providing advice and information to guests, particularly on housing issues Ensuring premises are prepared for the reception of guests, monitoring admissions, signing in new guests Supervising guest areas and ensuring that there is order and cleanliness Conducting welfare checks We are looking for candidates with the following knowledge, skills and experience: Experience working with vulnerable and homeless people An understanding of mental health and addiction issues Ability to deal appropriately with challenging behaviour An SVQ level 3 in Care/Promoting Independence or equivalent is desirable Administrative skills and experience in the use of Microsoft Office packages, especially Word, Excel and Outlook Excellent interpersonal skills Flexibility to respond to a changing environment Ability to maintain clear & accurate records The post is for 31 weeks beginning on Monday, 23 September 2024, with a training week (weekdays, 9:00 am 5:00 pm). The project commences on Wednesday, 02 October 2024, and ends on Wednesday, 30 April 2025. Successful applicants for this post will require membership in the PVG scheme. As Bethany is a Christian organisation this post carries an Occupational Requirement in line with Equality Act 2010. Applicants should have and be able to evidence an active Christian faith and commitment., None specified

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