Nightshift Support Assistant

Salary: £21,141

Closing date: 18 May 2018

Contract: Permanent

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Location: 4 Parliament Street, Edinburgh

Organisation: Wheatley Group; Dunedin Canmore

Hours: Full time

Contact phone: 0141 274 6555

Dunedin Canmore, part of Wheatley Group, is currently looking for a Nightshift Support Assistant to join their team.

Dunedin Harbour is a direct access accommodation service for homeless people, who can present with complex needs. In many cases service users have been excluded from, or have difficulty accessing other types of accommodation and support services.

As Nightshift Support Assistant you will provide basic advice, assistance and support to service users during the night to ensure the provision of a 24-hour service. Duties will include ensuring there is a supportive, safe and clean living environment for all service users.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, customer service skills, IT literacy and ability to manage a night shift pattern are essential to this post.  A professional qualification in housing / care support or allied discipline is desirable, experience of paid or voluntary work at a similar level is essential.

The position is subject to a PVG check.

For an informal discussion in relation to this position, please contact Kevin Brodie on 0131 624 5000. For an application pack and detailed job profile, check our website, email or call 0141 274 6555.

Wheatley Group is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

Closing date: 18 May 2018.