Organisation: Frontline Fife Role: Assistant Short-term Housing Support Worker Location: Kirkcaldy (Working across Fife)
Salary: £19.694 per annum Hours: 36 per week
Closing Date: 31 May 2023 (12:00)
About the Organisation
Frontline Fife works to end homelessness through preventative action and by supporting people to choose the life they aspire to.
As a charity that embraces change head-on, it has secured additional funding and has taken bold steps to reshape its approach to support and care to ensure it can continue to meet the needs of the people it serves. As a result, it is now seeking to recruit compassionate individuals who gain personal satisfaction from supporting people to be empowered and who are committed to enabling others to develop their skills and confidence to thrive in their communities. If you believe you have the ability to build positive relationships, enjoy developing new skills and knowledge and want to be part of a team that values diversity, well-being and self-improvement, then consider joining the team to help achieve outcomes that can make a lasting difference across Fife.
About the Role
As a member of the reshaped House to Home project team, you will help develop and deliver new approaches to supporting people to move to, establish and sustain living in their permanent tenancy, and strengthen their community connections. As this is a registered service, you will be expected to work to the standards set out by the Care Inspectorate and SSSC. Therefore, as a requirement, successful applicants will be supported to register with the SSSC within six months of their start date.
This post is subject to Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme registration. Frontline Fife will meet the cost of any new PVG scheme membership or scheme record update.
If you believe you would be a good candidate but are unsure about applying, then please contact us as we want to hear from you.
Employee & Wellbeing Benefits
32 days annual leave per year with one day additional per year served up to five years (pro rata)
Free access to an employee assistance programme with confidential advice/counselling support
Wellbeing and Lifestyle benefits (e.g. discounts on lifestyle benefits and gym Memberships, and access to membership schemes (e.g. Blue Light Membership Scheme)
Where appropriate, welcome payment for PVG check and SSSC registration fee.
Successful candidates are subject to PVG Disclosure checks. Successful candidates securing a post regulated by the Care Inspectorate must register with the SSSC and must meet the required standards for the post within the permitted time directed by the SSSC.
Frontline Fife, as a Disability Confident employer, is committed to supporting job applicants and staff with a disability or long-term health condition. It commits to offering an interview to disabled people when the essential job criteria are met.
Find out more
Click here to learn more about the post and download an application pack
Alternatively, e-mail [email protected] or telephone 01592 800 430. Applications packs can be provided in an accessible format upon request. To apply for a post, please submit your application form to [email protected] by 31 May 2023 (12:00).
Frontline Fife is a registered charity (SC021832) and is committed to Equal Opportunities.