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. 

Our Glasgow Access Hub has recently won the Pioneering Project Award at the SCVO Charity of the Year Awards 2022, Scotland’s Charity of the Year in 2020 & 2021, alongside winning the 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.

Harm Reduction Practitioner

Glasgow

JOB TITLE:Harm Reduction Practitioner x2
REPORTS TO: Service Coordinator – We See You 
BASED:   Access Hub, Glasgow 
SALARY:£21,860 (prorated)
HOURS:18.5 hours – evenings and weekends. 
Rota system offers shifts between 4pm-9pm weekdays and 11-5 weekends, over 7 days. 
CLOSING DATE:13th October 2022
INTERVIEW DATE:20th October 2022 
The Harm Reduction Practitioner role supports the Service Coordinator and wider team in designing and delivering harm reduction focused group work sessions as part of the brand new ‘We See You’ Project.  ‘
We See You’ is a low threshold, inclusive and trauma-informed service for people who are still using drugs in Glasgow City Centre.  The service delivers psychosocial group work, harm reduction interventions and pathways into treatment for people who use drugs and who are experiencing homelessness. 

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Salary£21,860 – £23,899  (Relief rate: £10.68/hour)
LocationVarious locations in Glasgow
HoursFTE based on 37.5 hours per week
Closing DateOngoing

Are you passionate about breaking down the barriers and obstacles faced by people? 

Do you have a motivation to drive change and advocate for people whose voices have been silenced through years of trauma?

Do you like a challenge and enjoy working in a fast paced environment and be part of a caring supportive team that promotes a #OneTeam ethos?
If the answer is yes to the above then this is the job for you! We currently have the following opportunities!

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Job TitleSupport Worker 2
BasedSupport Worker (Residential)
Residential Service Hours37.5 hours per week (Rolling rota over 7 days including night shifts/sleepovers)
Salary£21,860 – £23,899 (pro rata) or Relief rate £10.68/hour (FTE based on a 37.5hr week)
Reports toService Leader

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. 

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Support Worker – North Lanarkshire

Floating Support

ONGOING

Job TitleSupport Worker
Salary£21,860 – £23,899 (pro rata) or Relief rate £10.68/hour (FTE based on a 37.5 hours per week)
BasedSupport Worker Floating Support
Relief Worker Hours37.5 hours, 5 days over 7. No nightshifts/sleepovers required.
Reports toService Leader

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.



Salary£21,860 – £23,899 (pro rata) or Relief rate £10.68/hour (FTE based on a 37.5hr week)
LocationEdinburgh
Hours9am-5pm, Monday – Friday, 37.5 hours per week (with some evening and weekend work required)
Closing DateOngoing
Interview DateOngoing

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 what exactly what makes a difference for people? Do you want to work for a charity that changes and saves lives every day? Does that sound like you? Then we’d love to hear from you!

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Salary£21,860 – £23,899
LocationEdinburgh
Hours37.5 hours per week – Working on a rota basis and every third weekend (no overnight cover required)
Closing DateOngoing
Interview DateOngoing

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 what exactly what makes a difference for people? Do you want to work for a charity that changes and saves lives every day? Does that sound like you? Then we’d love to hear from you!

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Support Worker – Edinburgh

Holyrood Hub (Edinburgh)

Salary£21,860 – £23,899 (pro rata) or Relief rate £10.68/hour (FTE based on 37.5 hours per week)
LocationHolyrood Hub (Edinburgh)
Hours37.5 per week, working on a rota basis including weekend shifts
Closing DateOngoing
Interview DateOngoing

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.

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