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Ashton View Homeless Persons Unit 28 Ashton View Westcliff Dumbarton, G82 5DS
£15.43 per hour
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Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Homeless Service - Ashton View Project in West Dunbartonshire Council for 6 Casual Project Workers to join the team.

The Ashton View project provides a high-quality support service for vulnerable homeless individuals transitioning from temporary to permanent or other suitable long-term accommodation.

Joining our team of Project Workers, you will develop positive relationships with the people that we support, focusing on their strengths and aspirations. You will also support people to develop life skills and any other skills that aid independence. The successful candidate will work as part of a team and take responsibility for the delivery of high quality care to people who are facing homelessness. If you have an appropriate professional qualification, good knowledge of both homelessness and the issues surrounding homelessness, we look forward to receiving your application.


This post is considered as Regulated Work with Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here.

Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.


The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975. Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

The Individual

The successful candidate will benefit from the following:

WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:

• Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits
• A minimum of 25 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 35 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year
• Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support
For information about West Dunbartonshire Council please click on the following link and see why we are an employer of choice: About Us
More information on the benefits of working within West Dunbartonshire Council, can be found using the following link: Benefits of Working with us

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