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Job title: Fife Accommodation Support Worker, Accommodation Team
Salary: £18,525.00 - £20,614.00 per annum (dependent on skills & experience
Hours: Full time
Are you passionate about helping people to live a better life? Do you want to work for a charity where your health and wellbeing matter just as much as the people you support? Do want to be part of a trauma-informed team where you will be supported to develop creative and flexible ways of working?
At LinkLiving, our values and people are at the heart of everything we do including how we recruit our staff. It is important for us to find people who share our values, which are:
LinkLiving is a Scottish health and wellbeing charity that supports people to manage or overcome the effects of negative life experiences (including trauma, mental health challenges, poverty, homelessness and inequality) so that they can build on their strengths and aspirations in order to live their best possible lives. We support people through a range of models including:?
The Fife Temporary Accommodation with Support service provides short term accommodation with support at West Bridge Mill, Kirkcaldy for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
As Support Worker in the Fife Accommodation team you will be responsible for delivering housing support to individuals experiencing homelessness within a supported accommodation project.
As a support worker you will develop effective relationships with people affected by a range of challenges, support them to cope in difficult times and enable them to live a good life. In doing so, you will provide practical, emotional and social support to help people to live as independently as possible and make informed choices in all aspects of their lives.
Additionally you will provide emotional support, to assist people to take part in activities that matter to them and help them engage with their community to reduce social isolation.
For a comprehensive list of the essential and desirable criteria required for this post, please refer to the Job Specification in the Job information Pack above.
What’s in it for you?
As a LinkLiving employee, you'll benefit from a generous annual leave entitlement; a competitive pension; life assurance and a comprehensive wellbeing package.
Successful applicants will be required to register with SSSC within 6 months of their start date.
This post is subject to Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme registration.
Interested? To find out more, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we can arrange for someone from the service to call you for an informal chat.
To find out more about what LinkLiving do, please visit our website at https://www.linkliving.org.uk
Closing Date: Midnight on Monday 15 November 2021
Interview Date: Interviews are being held on Monday 22 November 2021 at LinkLiving’s Fife office where social distancing will be observed
How to Apply
To complete an application form, please click on the “Apply Now” button below. Instructions on how to complete the form are at the top of the page.
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Please note should an internal applicant be successful in applying for this position on either a seconded or permanent basis, they will move to the terms and conditions associated with the role for the duration of the time they are in post. The terms and conditions are outlined in the job information pack.
LinkLiving is an equal opportunities organisation, and we welcome applications from all sectors of the community. Our offices are fully accessible to wheelchair users and, as a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.