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. 

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 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 service leader within our Edinburgh Housing First service! 

  • Salary: £31,756 – incremental scale (FTE based on a 37.5 hr week)
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Closing Date: 17 August 2021
  • Interview Date:  25/26 August 2021

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Digital Learning and Development Coordinator

Flexible – Edinburgh, Perthshire, North Lanarkshire and Glasgow

The Digital Learning and Development Co-ordinator is an integral part of the Learning and Development team, especially during a time of rapid digital transformation within the department. You will be responsible for developing the work-based digital skills of our staff team and volunteers, by creating and delivering engaging training programmes, workshops, and resources to an internal audience.

  • Salary: £27,893-28,675
  • Location: Flexible – Edinburgh, Perthshire, North Lanarkshire and Glasgow
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week – 18 Months
  • Closing Date: 4th August

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RSVP Relief Worker

RSVP (Glasgow)

All elements of our RSVP service work closely together to provide joined up and cohesive support for the individuals we support. This role requires the flexibility to work across all elements of RSVP, and requires shift work 7 days per week, 365 days per year.

  • Salary: £9.50 per hour for Relief Workers
  • Location: RSVP (Glasgow)
  • Hours: Relief
  • Closing Date: Ongoing

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Service Leader – Mason Street

Mason Street – North Lanakrshire

Are you interested in providing day to day management, coordination and supervision of staff and volunteers, to create an environment in which service users’ physical, emotional and social needs can be met in line with the vision and values of Simon Community Scotland?

  • Salary: £31,756 – 37,071
  • Location: Mason Street – North Lanarkshire
  • Hours: 37.5 FTE
  • Closing Date: 6th August 2021

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Service Leader – Resource Management

Core & Various Locations

Are you the person to  help us to train, support, allocate & deploy our talented workers who join us from our relief support worker pool. Can you help us with our  E- rostering  implementation to ensure our frontline service delivery is the  optimum best for the people we support and for our teams?

  • Salary: £31,756
  • Location: Core & Various Locations
  • Hours: 37.5 FTE  for 12 months
  • Closing Date: 5th August 2021

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Shared Living Link Worker

West Dumbartonshire/Edinburgh

The Shared Living Link Worker role is ideal for someone who can build positive relationships and partnerships with housing associations, local authority housing officers, third sector organisations, and crucially, engage and support people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and who have aspirations to share a tenancy and commit to each other’s shared life goals.

  • Salary: £18,810 – £21,677
  • Location: West Dumbartonshire/Edinburgh
  • Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week, duration for 1 year with possibility of extension (If no further funding available, employees could be accommodated into other services).
  • Closing Date: Ongoing

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Support Worker 1

Streetwork, Edinburgh

We are looking for someone who is fluent in English, and Romanian, Romanes or Turkish to help us grow the positive, trusting relationships we are building with people facing homelessness who are not originally from the UK, particularly with members of the Roma community.   

  • Salary: £18,525 (FTE based on a 37.5hr week)
  • Location: Streetwork, Edinburgh
  • Hours: 15 hours per week
  • Closing Date: Ongoing

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Support Worker 2 – North Lanarkshire

Residential Services (North Lanarkshire)

We have full time vacancies for support workers based in our North Lanarkshire residential services, these areas include Motherwell, Airdrie and Wishaw.  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. 

  • Salary: £18,810 – £21,677
  • Location: North Lanarkshire (Residential Services)
  • Hours: 37.5 hrs (Rolling rota over 7 days with expectations to do night shifts/sleepovers)
  • Closing 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: £18,525 – £21,677 SW1/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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The broad aim of our support is to help people resolve or prevent homelessness but we help people to identify the support they need in all areas of their lives, and to plan to have their needs met.  We help people to develop their support plans which are based on their needs and wishes and designed around their individual circumstances.  Support is based on the psychologically informed environment and trauma informed care principles, and our approach is underpinned by the Housing First principles.

To best meet people’s needs, we work in partnership with a wide range of agencies and so working effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team is central to the Support Worker role. 

  • Salary: £18,810 – £21,677 (FTE based on a 37.5hr week) Relief Support Worker rate £9.50 per hour (hours are and when required).
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Hours: Flexible, including evenings and weekends to meet service users’ needs
  • Closing Date: 16th July

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