Dundee Survival Group Vacancy – Service User Engagement Worker
Service User Engagement worker, Dundee Survival Group (DSG).
One day/ 7 hours a week, Sessional work at £11.50/ hour, also volunteer posts available.
DSG provide supported accommodation to 24 people who have experienced homelessness.
We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic individuals with good communication skills to work with our service users who have experienced homelessness. This is a good opportunity for people who may have experience of homelessness or similar lived experience. Equally this post may be suitable for a student seeking work experience in the 3rd Sector.
We will also consider candidates who wish to volunteer, helping to form a team to work with our service users. The post is similar to youth work but seeks to work with around 20 service users aged over 18.
The aim of the post is to provide regular planned activities determined by our service users. Helping to build confidence and positive experiences that help service users move away from homelessness.
In the past we have organised recreational activities; cooking classes, art workshops, computer training and local trips. We have partnerships with other organisations such as Street Soccer and wish to develop these ties further.
If you have the following skills, we look forward to hearing from you:
- Enthusiastic and able to communicate in an empathic way with people who have been homeless.
- Have good organisational skills
- Creative positive approach to motivate others
- Good listening skills
In order to work with potentially vulnerable adults this post require a PVG Disclosure check.
For an application form, Job description and specification please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date for completed applications is 5pm Monday 27/11/2023
CVs will be accepted.
DUNDEE SURVIVAL GROUP IS A COMPANY LIMITED BY GUARANTEE, REGISTERED IN SCOTLAND, REGISTRATION NUMBER 96374 SCOTTISH CHARITY NUMBER SC 012468.