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  • Ref no: FIF15456
  • Published: 6/1/2020
  • Closes: 20/1/2020
  • Location: Various Locations in Fife, KY7 5LT
  • Salary: £20,573.00 - £22,807.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Base: Gilven House

Interview Date: Week Commencing 3 February 2020

The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

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Requirements

Working with Homeless customers within a Temporary Accommodation setting – both Hostels and Scatter Flats throughout Fife.

The aim of the role is to provide stability to service users and support them to maintain their temporary accommodation and progress into permanent housing options suited to their needs. This is achieved by building positive and supportive relationships with service users and assisting them to tackle the issues that led to their homelessness.

Working creatively and innovatively to meet their support needs and respond to emergency situations arising from potentially complex needs and challenging behaviours.

You will require a knowledge and understanding of housing and homelessness legislation and the issues affecting homeless households.

The Individual

You should have a positive flexible attitude along with SVQ3 in Health and Social Care, or equivalent qualification which meets SSSC registration requirements.

The successful candidate will be required to obtain registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) within 6 months of taking up the post.

You will be able to demonstrate:-

 A commitment to delivering high quality support

Strong communication, interpersonal and IT skills

An ability to work independently in the community and as part of a team

Flexibility to work on a rota basis, including days, evenings and weekends.

A full UK driving licence with access to a car is essential for working in the community, as travel throughout the service area is required

Enhanced PVG Disclosure will be sought

For further information, please contact either Muriel Bradford on 03451 555555 Ext 401605; Muriel.Bradford@fife.gov.uk Or Isabel Brown on 03451 555555 496924; Isabel.Brown@fife.gov.uk 

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