Support Practitioner - Oban - Housing Support

Start Date
Posted On
19 Nov 2021

Support Practitioner – Housing Support

Location: Oban

Type: Permanent, Full-time and Part-time positions available

Salary: £19,592 – £20,765 (pro rata) per annum / £10.02 - £10.62 based on skills and experience.

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Are you a positive and motivated person who has good communication skills and a passion to help people?

We are looking for a Support Practitioner to join our Housing Support team in Oban.

The Housing Support service provides tenancy support to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness; to help individuals to sustain and maintain their tenancy and assist people through their journey from homelessness. 

In the role of Support Practitioner you will be providing flexible, person centred support to individuals and families in both a one-to-one setting or through our drop in services. You will help people to develop their life skills, money management skills and help to raise their confidence and self-esteem. Tasks will include assisting with form filling, benefit applications, signposting to other services and practical support in the home. You will be required to utilise both your practical and interpersonal skills.

Carr Gomm is one of Scotland’s leading social care organisations. Everything we do is shaped by our core values of choice, control, interdependence, openness & honesty, and respect. Our vision is that we all live in a society where everyone should have the support they need to make choices and to control their lives as citizens. We are a registered charity and not-for-profit company: we put people first, not profits.

The benefits of working with Carr Gomm include;

  • 35 days’ holiday per year and a sell-back annual leave scheme
  • salary enhancements based on qualifications and length of service
  • enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption and sick leave
  • a Defined Contribution pension scheme with incremental employer contributions
  • membership of a credit union
  • cycle to work scheme
  • an employee assistance programme and employee discounts

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