Our latest vacancies and job opportunities in our team; join us at Simon Community Scotland and make a difference for people experiencing homelessness

Current Vacancies

Join our #OneTeam and help end homelessness. 

People are at the heart of who we are and what we do. Day-by-day, person-to-person, we tailor what we offer to what people need. We’re here to provide consistent, friendly and informed support so that people can explore options and take ‘the next step’ towards a positive future. 

We want people who share our values to join us and become a part of the Simon Community Scotland family. We welcome people with a wide range of skills and experiences to our team – including those who have lived through homelessness. 

We are proud to have won Scotland’s Charity of the Year in 2020 and in 2021 we were delighted to win S1 Jobs Best Charity Employer award, sponsored by Lidl GB.

Please visit our ‘Join our Staff Team’ page to learn more about what it’s like to work as part of the Simon Community – including the benefits and support we provide.

Our Current Vacancies are listed below.

Do you want to work with a leading homelessness charity delivering psychologically informed care to the most vulnerable people in Scotland? 

The Simon Community is looking to appoint an Assistant Psychologist to work with our clinical psychologist providing support to our Edinburgh teams who are helping non UK nationals exercise their human rights to good mental health. 

BASED:   Edinburgh
HOURS:37.5 hours per week
REPORTS TO:Clinical Psychologist

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Support Worker – North Lanarkshire

North Lanarkshire


You will report to your Service Lead and work in harmony with all other teams within the North Lanarkshire area as well as the wider organisational teams, and will look outward to develop your practice area in partnership with all stakeholders. 

Support Workers will provide positive practical and emotional support to people who use the service that focuses on goals, promotes choice and encourages personal responsibility. Support Workers will also establish and maintain effective professional relationships with a range of external partners to ensure support to service users is coordinated and in agreement with identified care plans. 

  • To work with service users to develop and deliver person-centred support plans that achieve the best possible outcomes for people who use the service.
  • To encourage people who use services to take an active role in their support and in all decisions relating to them or their support.  
  • To participate in the monitoring and evaluation of services provided to people who use the service.
  • Be responsible for the service, ensuring a supportive, homely and safe environment is maintained along with a daily staff presence.

We ask for your compassion, creativity, flexibility, eternal optimism and positive approach as well as a commitment to living the values of our organisation with your colleagues, partners and crucially with the people we support.

  • Job Title – Support Worker 2
  • Based – Support Worker (Residential)
  • Based – Support Worker  (Floating Support)
  • Residential service Hours – 37.5hrs (Rolling rota over 7 days with expectations to do night shifts/sleepovers)
  • Floating support service Hours – 37.5 hrs 5 days over 7. No sleepovers or night shifts required for this service.
  • Salary – £20,819 – £22,761 (scale point 25)
  • Reports to – Service Leader

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Do you want to join an organisation who places relationships at the heart of all it’s decision making?

Do your values drive you to find the difference that makes the difference for people?

Do you want to work for a charity that changes and saves lives every day?

Does that sound like you? Then your next role can be with Simon Community Scotland as a support worker within our Edinburgh Housing First service! 

  • Salary: £20,819 – £22,761 (scale point 25) (FTE based on a 37.5 hr week)
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Closing Date: Ongoing
  • Interview Date:  Ongoing

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Support Worker – Edinburgh

Holyrood Hub (Edinburgh)

Support Workers in the Holyrood Hub work together with the people we support to find solutions that help to resolve their homelessness.  Support plans are person-centred so that the support people receive is based on their needs and wishes.  Support Workers create an environment that is friendly and safe, based on the psychologically informed environment and trauma informed care principles.

Salary: £20,819 – £22,761 (scale point 25)

Location: Holyrood Hub (Edinburgh)
Hours: 37.5hrs
Closing Date: Ongoing
Interview Date:  Ongoing

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Support/Relief Workers – Women’s Services

Women’s Housing Support Services (Glasgow)

We have full and part-time vacancies for support workers based in our women’s housing support services in Glasgow. We also have opportunities to join our relief staff team. Relief hours are based on service delivery needs and offer an exciting chance to build your experience and skills in social care, these roles are ideally suited to students and those who can be flexible with their time and availability. 

We will also consider applicants looking to work on a permanent night shift basis.

  • Salary: £20,819 – £22,761 (scale point 25) SW2 (FTE based on a 37.5hr week)
  • Location: Women’s Housing Support Services (Glasgow)
  • Hours: Working on a rota basis including overnight (waking and sleepover) and weekend shifts
  • Closing Date: Ongoing

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To lead and develop a diverse team through a period of exciting change and opportunity to deliver life changing and quality services. To create a culture which recognises the team, it’s strengths and their roles as leaders in every interaction, through professional empowerment, risk informed decision making at the front line where it matters.  Works within your discipline to promote and create a culture of real participation putting the Service User at the heart of what we do and how we do it.  Works well with all key partners to develop effective sustainable relationships.  Ensure people development and engagement to develop and build capacity to support the strategic vision.

  • Reports To: Head of Service
  • Salary: £32,709 – £38,183
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Hours: 37.5
  • Closing Date: 12:00 pm – Monday 27th June
  • Interview Date: To be confirmed – anticipated to be 30th June / 1st July

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