Cyrenians
Cyrenians

Charity registered in Scotland SC011052

Cyrenians’ vision is of an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilling lives. We work to make that vision a reality through a wide range of services aimed at tackling the causes and consequences of home-lessness and through working with stakeholders across Scotland who can help us achieve this vision. Last year we supported over 11,600 people in their time of need, welcoming a further 13,000 people to Cyrenians services, events and train-ing courses. Over 900 volunteers generously gifted a total of 76, 673 hours of their time, knowledge, support and experience to us across our organisation.

Current vacancies

Key Worker, Homelessness and Gambling

  • Full time
  • £23,744
  • Edinburgh (On site)
  • Closing 4th June 2024

Are you passionate about homelessness and interested in developing a new service and approaches? Are you creative in your working approach?

If so, this new role working with people and in partnership with others may be the perfect opportunity for you.

About the role

You will work as part of a team to support people experiencing homelessness and working towards recovery from gambling harm. You will also work with people affected by someone else’s gambling issues.

Partnership working will be central to this role. You will work alongside Cyrenians colleagues, 3rd sector, statutory partners and service users to shape the delivery this project.

About You

You will be an outgoing individual with excellent organisational skills with a creative and innovative approach. You will be committed to promoting inclusion, and will have experience of working with people with a broad range of life experiences. You will have experience working 1:1 with people, and ideally in delivering group work.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining an organisation which values you and the knowledge, skills and experience which you bring. You’ll join a friendly team with a supportive line manager and you’ll have access to our Cyrenians’ learning and development programme, to help you to develop and learn in the role.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impactonline.

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Senior Key Worker, Cyrenians City Community

  • Part time
  • £28,759 – £31,595 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh (On site)
  • Closing 3rd June 2024

Come and join the team at Cyrenians Communities.

Are you passionate about working with young people?

Do you want to work in a small team making a big difference in young people’s lives?

Do you want to work in an organisation which ensures that the voice of those with lived experience and the staff, is central to decision making?

If so, then our Senior Key Worker role at the City Community may be the one for you.

About Our City Community

The City Community is based in North Edinburgh, we offer accommodation and support to young people aged 16 to 30. The purpose of the community is to provide a safe and supported living environment for the young people to live, learn and develop together while they find out more about themselves and what their aspirations are for the future.

About the role

This role is a job share.

You’ll be:

• Providing direct line management to a small team of experienced staff

• Ensuring the referral, induction and moving in process of all new residents is effective and trauma-informed.

• Ensuring the support provided, and safeguarding processes are maintained to the highest standard.

• Providing direction, support and supervision to our team of peer volunteers.

• Overseeing all residents support reviews monitoring outcomes.

• Nurturing the culture of the community

About You

We are looking for a flexible, well organised and passionate individual who is aware of the challenges our young people may face. You will have experience of working with a similar client group, excellent communication skills, and a creative approach to problem solving. You will also have line management experience, and be motivated to work towards positive change.

You will be joining a staff team committed to the highest quality of care and support, and always striving to develop further. This means there will be great opportunities for you to both learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences.

How we’ll support you

An experienced and knowledgeable team member will provide full induction, and your line manager will provide regular support and supervision. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a Public Health Approach to Homelessness Prevention. We take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering all our services.

You can find out more about our impact and our values online.

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Emotional Health and Wellbeing Lead – Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution

  • Part time
  • £28,759 – £31,595 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh based with travel across Scotland (On site)
  • Closing 10th June 2024

What does ‘emotional health and wellbeing’ mean to you? What do you think it could mean for young people?

Over the last decade there has been a significant decline in the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people, with CAMHS recording an increase in referrals; in the first quarter of 2023, 10,500 children and young people were referred in Scotland. With a significant need to widen awareness of mental health and wellbeing within schools to support young people, SCCR’s Emotional Health and Wellbeing Lead plays a vital role within the team. You will be taking our work to young people, playing a role in reducing conflict situations that lead relationships to breakdown and mental health to suffer.

About the service

Cyrenians’ Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution is a National Resource Centre for best practice in conflict resolution, mediation and early intervention work with a particular focus on young people and families. Our award-winning digital resources, free training and events improve understanding of conflict and emotional needs, to transform relationships and lives.

About the role

This role will ensure that the SCCR continues to evolve and extend its reach. You will:

  • Engage with young people to review and develop our services, ensuring their voices are heard
  • Deliver workshops and presentations, and contribute to our range of digital resources
  • Maintain and develop working relationships with schools and other youth organisations
  • Monitor and report on the progress of our work

About you

We are seeking a committed and self-motivated individual with experience in conflict resolution, research, psychology and creative practices. You should be able to demonstrate the ability to work under your own initiative, while also working in a team environment.

You should also be:

  • Well organised and effective with your time management.
  • Flexible and creative in your approach
  • Able to demonstrate our values of compassion, respect, integrity, and innovation in the work that you do.

How we will support you

You’ll be part of a small team, led by a supportive manager. There will be opportunities for you to learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences. You will have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a Public Health Approach to Homelessness Prevention. We take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering all our services.

You can find out more about our impact and our values online.

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Senior Key Worker, Green Skills Centre

  • Full time
  • £28,759 – £31,595
  • West Lothian, with travel across Edinburgh (On site)
  • Closing 20th May 2024

Are you looking for a role where every day is different and you work in a team to make a real difference to young people’s lives?

Are you able to lead groups and work one-to-one with young people, connecting them with the green space and supporting their skills development and next steps?

If so, this may be the perfect opportunity for you!

About the service

Our Green Skills Centre offers group training and development work to young people and other groups at risk of experiencing homelessness. We realise that many 'at risk' groups can suffer from a nature deficit and sense of disconnection which can intensify and compound the struggles people face. We aim to be a restorative and supportive influence. We offer workshops, accredited training and client-led learning pathways. Our learning work includes sustainable horticulture, market gardening, woodland skills, peer-mentoring and outdoor-education.

About the post

This is an exciting opportunity to be coordinate and help shape our new Green Skills project. You will work closely with the Green Skills Centre team to deliver courses to recent school leavers, many of whom are likely to have gained few qualifications while at school. You will ensure young people are supported throughout the course and will build relationships with each group. The role will include recruitment for the course and ensuring all delivery is done in a person-centred way. You will work with the young people during and after the course to identify the most appropriate next step for them such as further education, training or secure employment.

About you

You will be experienced in working with young people and have experience, or an understanding of mental health and the challenges young people face when leaving school.

Your ability to build excellent working relationships will enable you to motivate young people to engage with the service. You should also have an interest in green skills, land, animals and the environment.

This is a varied role that will require you to be well organised, able to work on your own initiative; and be positive, creative and flexible in providing support.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be working independently as part of a team with a supportive manager. We will encourage you use your creativity to innovate new activities, and support you to introduce them.

You will have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a Public Health Approach to Homelessness Prevention. We take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering all our services.

Read more about our impact and our values.

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Community Food Worker (maternity cover)

  • Part time
  • £25,101 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh (On site)
  • Closing 13th May 2024

Do you have a passion for good food and the power of sharing a meal?

Do you want to support your community through food education?

If so, our Community Food Worker role could be for you!

About the service

Our Food Education team is passionate about cooking, teaching people about the health benefits of using fresh ingredients and passing on budgeting tips for keeping food bills as low as possible whilst eating well. We also place enormous importance on the social benefits of cooking and sharing a meal with others.

We deliver a range of programmes and accredited training from our in-house cooking classes to accredited REHIS (Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland) courses including food hygiene, food and health, cooking skills and REHIS/Cyrenians Joint Award Good Food Good Health.

About the role

This role will deliver and sustain our existing Community Cook Club programmes, including 3 for young people (age 13+) and a mums group, in our cook school and other community settings across Edinburgh. The aim is to, through the use of food, help participants learn new skills, develop a sense of belonging and self-worth, and build new relationships.

About you

We are looking for someone who shares our passion for good food. You will understand and appreciate the power that food and eating together has to support people’s mental health and wellbeing.

You should also have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of working in a group setting
  • Experience of building trusted relationships
  • The ability to demonstrate our values of compassion, respect, integrity, and innovation in the work that you do.

How we will support you

You’ll be part of a small team, led by a supportive manager. There will be

great opportunities for you to learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences. You will have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a Public Health Approach to Homelessness Prevention. We take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering all our services.

You can find out more about our impact and our values online.

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Family Outreach Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,101 – £27,907 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh based with occasional travel to East and Midlothian (On site)
  • Closing 6th May 2024

Do you want to support young people and families to resolve conflict? Do you want to work for an organisation that strives to prevent youth homelessness?

If so, our Family Outreach Worker role could be for you!

About the service

Cyrenians Mediation & Support service has been offering mediation and support to families in Scotland since 2006. We know family breakdown is the main cause of youth homelessness in Scotland, which is why we endeavour to ensure every young person we work with has a safe home environment and the strong relationships that make this possible.

About the role

This role is part of The Promise Partnership Project - Youth Justice & Rights. You’ll be working with young people and their families, carers or guardians, to offer tailored support and a safe space to help them address a range of issues that may be contributing to family conflict.

The people we work with experience varied challenges, including: involvement in the criminal justice system; substance abuse; being in the care-system; and adverse childhood experiences.

Working in collaboration with a Mediator, you will be supporting families to engage with the mediation process and other relevant interventions, to reduce the chance of the young person becoming homeless.

About you

We are looking for a motivated individual with excellent communication skills and experience of supporting children young people and/or families.

You should also be:

  • Well organised and effective with your time management.
  • Flexible and creative in your approach
  • A strong team player
  • Committed to providing the highest quality of support
  • Able to demonstrate our values of compassion, respect, integrity, and innovation in the work that you do.

How we will support you

You’ll be part of a small team, led by a supportive manager. There will be great opportunities for you to learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences. You will have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a Public Health Approach to Homelessness Prevention. We take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering all our services.

You can find out more about our impact and our values online.

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Family Mediator (Homelessness)

  • Part time
  • £30,614 – £33,894 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh based with occasional travel to East and Midlothian (On site)
  • Closing 6th May 2024

Are you a skilled mediator with a collaborative approach and the ability to make a difference to the lives of young people and their families?

If so, this role could be for you!

About the service

Cyrenians Mediation & Support service has been working with families in Scotland since 2006. We know family breakdown is the main cause of youth homelessness in Scotland, which is why we endeavour to ensure every young person we work with has a safe home environment and the strong relationships that make this possible.

About the role

This role is part of the Promise Partnership Project - Youth Justice & Rights. You’ll be working with young people and their families, carers or guardians, to offer a mediation process that will help them address conflict before it leads to the young person becoming homeless.

The people we work with experience varied challenges, including: involvement in the criminal justice system; substance abuse; being in the care-system; and adverse childhood experiences.

In collaboration with our Family Outreach Workers, you will offer mediation to support the whole family to provide a safe space that will help them achieve a positive outcome (i.e. the young person remains at home, or moves out in a planned way).

About you

We are looking for a qualified and experienced mediator. You will be an excellent communicator who is able to build trusting relationships with people from a range of different backgrounds.

You should also be:

  • Well organised
  • Effective with your time management.
  • A strong team player
  • Committed to providing the highest quality of support
  • Able to demonstrate our values of compassion, respect, integrity, and innovation in the work that you do.

How we will support you

You’ll be part of a small team, led by a supportive manager. There will be

great opportunities for you to learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences. You will have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a Public Health Approach to Homelessness Prevention. We take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering all our services.

You can find out more about our impact and our values online.

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Corporate and Events Fundraising Officer, Relationships Team

  • Full time
  • £28,759 – £31,595
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid)
  • Closing 6th May 2024

Could you inspire the business community to tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness with us? Do you want to help shape and support ambitious fundraising plans to create transformational change?

If so, this role leading our corporate partnership and events support is for you.

About Cyrenians

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services because we understand that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures.

About the Relationships Team

Relationships are at the heart of everything we do at Cyrenians, with those we support and those who support us too.

It’s an exciting time for Fundraising at Cyrenians. As a relatively new team, our income generation is growing rapidly. On the cusp of delivering some transformative partnerships and achieving great success with new fundraising methods, we’re expanding our team to continue delivering growth in unrestricted income.

About the role

Our Corporate donor base is growing fast, and this new role will be responsible for developing the opportunities this brings. As Corporate and Events Fundraising Officer, you will take the lead on partnership activity, designing and implementing amazing experiences for our supporters to maximise the value of these relationships.

This role is an essential part of our Relationships Team - incorporating Fundraising, Communications and Press & Public Affairs. It is a rewarding role and is part of a collaborative, supportive and motivated team.

About you

You’ll be an experienced fundraiser with a ‘can-do’ attitude and a genuine interest in putting our supporters first, preferably with experience of a corporate audience specifically. You’ll be able to spot opportunities and be creative and motivated enough to put a variety of new ideas into action.

Like us, you’ll be relationships-based and values-led in all that you do. Your excellent organisational skills will keep you on track in a varied role, and your strong interpersonal skills will inspire a real variety of supporters to tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness with us.

How we’ll support you

As part of the Relationships Team, you’ll be supported by experienced colleagues who share your passion to tackle homelessness and its root causes. We’ll encourage you to be creative and innovative, and to take a pragmatic approach to planning and implementing new initiatives.

You’ll be part of the growing Fundraising team, with the opportunity to work closely with colleagues across Marketing and Communications, the wider Relationships team and Cyrenians projects.

You will be supported to attend training and networking events to deepen your knowledge of the issues surrounding homelessness and social exclusion; engage with the local business community and extend your professional network.

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Community Gardener

  • Part time
  • £25,101 – £27,097 pro-rata
  • Walled Garden, Falkirk (On site)
  • Closing 29th April 2024

Do you want to work outdoors, explore your creative flair, and make a real difference to your local community?

If you have a passion for growing plants and supporting people to grow this could be the perfect role for you! Would you enjoy contributing and implementing new innovative ideas in our walled garden, helping to develop a ‘growing and maintenance’ plan?

A new opportunity for a Community Gardener within our Falkirk services has arisen that could be perfect for you!

About the Walled Garden

The Walled Garden is one of Cyrenians public facing services, where we support people on Community Payback Orders to put back into the community and develop their own horticultural skills.

Set in a public space of half an acre within Dollar Park, Falkirk the garden is highly valued by the community, and is a home for events, volunteering and enjoying the tranquillity it has to offer.

About the role

As Community Gardener you’ll contribute to developing a creative and interactive garden and programme for those engaging with our services. You’ll be surprised at how many opportunities you’ll have to perfect planting, bring new ideas and share your enthusiasm and garden knowledge with others. As you’d imagine, there are plenty of chances to get your hands dirty – and it’s safe to say you’ll never be bored!

You’ll be part of a small garden team who engage with a real variety of people to help us meet our aims, including those on community payback orders and community volunteers.

About you

You’ll be an experienced gardener with a dynamic ‘can-do’ attitude and a genuine interest in people, gardening and working outdoors. Your enthusiasm and positive outlook will help you nurture an environment where people feel safe, valued and an opportunity to gain new skills

What we can offer you

  • Our garden services are delivered 7 days a week and offer working flexibility for the postholder and meeting service delivery needs.
  • You’ll be part of an enthusiastic, knowledgeable staff team who will help you develop and grow in your role and a supportive line manager
  • You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.
  • Opportunities to participate in any relevant training for continued personal development.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a Public Health Approach to Homelessness Prevention. We take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering all our services.

You can find out more about our impact and our values online.

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Top job! Senior Service Manager – Health & Wellbeing

  • Full time or Part time
  • £44,132 – £49,796
  • Edinburgh based with travel to other sites (Scottish Borders and West Lothian) (On site)
  • Closing 30th April 2024

Are you…

  • An experienced manager who can think strategically and lead operationally?
  • Passionate about the benefits of positive health and wellbeing
  • Keen to use relationship-based ways of working to build resilience and reduce social isolation?

Do you want to play a lead role at the heart of an organisation which makes a real difference to people’s lives?

If you’d love to lead an innovative and varied range of services which all promote health & wellbeing, then this could be the job for you! Our Health & Wellbeing pillar provides Preventative and Early Intervention services which support people to build community connections and promote positive health and wellbeing, thereby reducing the risk of homelessness. We know the power of food and greenspace in bringing people together and building community connections.

About the role

The Health & Wellbeing pillar is full of knowledgeable, experienced, dedicated staff, and this role leads them to deliver the following services:

  • Reset
  • Food Education
  • Golden Years
  • OPAL (West Lothian and Borders)

You’ll be responsible for leading the pillar’s strategic and operational activities. This includes planning, budgeting, funding, partnerships, quality assurance and risk management.

About you

You will have a knack for translating strategic aims into operational reality. You will be a role model of Cyrenians’ values-led, relationships-based approach, with experience in managing, developing and supporting services and people. You’ll be keen to use your excellent management skills to support your teams, build connections and share learning across the Health & Wellbeing pillar and beyond.

You’ll bring knowledge of health and social inequalities, their impact on people today, alongside excellent partnership-working and contract management skills. You’ll have experience in building, developing and evaluating services. As this is a busy, complex role, you’ll benefit from being organised and skilled in managing expectations and competing priorities.

We welcome applications from people with lived experience of the issues Cyrenians works on.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be supported by an experienced Director of Services, and join a collaborative, knowledgeable senior management team, who will support you to develop and grow in your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians’ support, including our learning programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About Cyrenians

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a Public Health Approach to Homelessness Prevention. We take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering all our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

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Fundraising Coordinator, Relationships Team

  • Full time
  • £25,101 – £27,907
  • Edinburgh (Hybrid)
  • Closing 24th April 2024

Are you excellent at organising? Great at connecting with people? Could you play a key role in inspiring your community to tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness?

If so, this role nurturing our supporter relationships is for you.

About Cyrenians

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services because we understand that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures.

About the Relationships Team

Relationships are at the heart of everything we do at Cyrenians, with those we support and those who support us too.

It’s an exciting time for Fundraising at Cyrenians. As a relatively new team, our income generation is growing rapidly. On the cusp of delivering some transformative partnerships and achieving great success with new fundraising methods, we’re expanding our team to continue delivering growth in unrestricted income.

About the role

This role is responsible for looking after our amazing supporters, donors and fundraisers that make what we do possible. You will be their first point of contact, giving you the chance to nurture positive supporter relationships by providing excellent stewardship.

This role is an essential part of our Relationships Team - incorporating Fundraising, Communications and Policy & Public Affairs. It is a rewarding role and is part of a collaborative, supportive and motivated team.

About you

You’ll be an experienced administrator with a ‘can-do’ attitude and a genuine interest in putting our supporters first. Your attention to detail will ensure you’re a whizz at recording and processing donations, and generally supporting putting fundraising ideas into action.

Like us, you’ll be relationships-based and values-led in all that you do. Your excellent organisational skills will keep you on track in a varied role, and your strong interpersonal skills will allow you to inspire all kinds of supporters who choose to tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness with us.

How we’ll support you

As part of the Relationships Team, you’ll be supported by experienced colleagues with a passion to tackle homelessness and its root causes. We’ll encourage you to be creative and innovative in the supporter care you provide, giving you the ownership to build relationships you’re proud of.

You’ll be part of the growing Fundraising team, with the opportunity to work closely with colleagues across Marketing and Communications, the wider Relationships team and Cyrenians projects.

In this role you will learn and develop the skills needed to forge a successful career in the third sector, as well as having access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

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Senior Key Worker, Cyrenians Lotus Community

  • Part time
  • £28,759 – £31,595 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh (On site)
  • Closing 22nd April 2024

Come and join the team at Cyrenians Communities.

Are you passionate about working with young people seeking asylum?

Do you want to work in a small team making a big difference in young people’s lives?

Do you want to work somewhere which ensures that the voice of those with lived experience and staff is central to decision making?

If so, then our Senior Key Worker role at Lotus may be the one for you.

About Our Lotus Community

The Lotus Community is based in North Edinburgh, we offer accommodation and support to unaccompanied asylum-seeking children. The purpose of the community is to provide a safe and supported living environment for the young people to live, learn and develop together while they go through their asylum journey.

About the role

You’ll be:

· Providing direct line management to a small team of staff

· Ensuring the referral, induction and moving processed are effective and trauma-informed.

· Ensuring our Safeguarding and Human Trafficking prevention processes are maintained to the highest standard.

· Providing occasional groupwork sessions as part of a programme of wellbeing activities.

· Overseeing the volunteer placements at Lotus and providing support when needed.

About You

We are looking for a flexible, well organised and passionate individual who is aware of the challenges our young unaccompanied children face. You will have experience of working with a similar client group, excellent communication skills, and a creative approach to problem solving. You will also have line management experience, and be motivated to work towards positive change.

You will be joining a staff team committed to the highest quality of care and support, and always striving to develop further. This means there will be great opportunities for you to both learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences.

How we’ll support you

An experienced and knowledgeable team member will provide full induction, and your line manager will provide regular support and supervision. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a Public Health Approach to Homelessness Prevention. We take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering all our services.

You can find out more about our impact and our values online.

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Key Worker, Cyrenians Farm Community

  • Full time
  • £23,997 – £26,834
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 21st March 2024

Come and join the team at Cyrenians Communities.

Are you passionate about working with people in a person-centred way? Do you want to work in a small team making a big difference in young people’s lives?

Do you want to work somewhere which ensures that the voice of those with lived experience and staff is central to decision making?

If so, then our Key Worker role may be the one for you.

About Our Farm Community

Cyrenians Farm Community provides accommodation for up to 9 young people who will have experienced a tough reality, potentially as a consequence of family breakdown, homelessness, drug or alcohol issues, or poor mental health. The purpose of the Communities is to provide a safe and stable community environment for young people to live, learn and develop together. Our unique approach to supported accommodation helps young people to develop their skills and build supportive relationships.

About the role

You’ll be:

  • Supporting residents to develop their own support plans and future goals.
  • Working as part of a team, to ensure the Community is a homely, welcoming and safe space.
  • Supporting residents to be active in the day to day running of the community including being part of all decision making.
  • Supporting and supervising residential peer volunteers.
  • A well supported and valued of member of a hardworking and committed team.

It may be a small team, but it has a big impact!

About You

We are looking for a flexible well organised and passionate individual who is aware of the challenges young people face. You will have experience of working with this client group, excellent communication skills, and a creative approach to problem solving.

You will be joining a staff team committed to the highest quality of care and support, and always striving to develop further. This means there will be great opportunities for you to both learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences.

How we’ll support you

An experienced and knowledgeable team will provide full induction, and will give you training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a Public Health Approach to Homelessness Prevention. We take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering all our services.

You can find out more about our impactand our values online.

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Key Worker, No-one Left Behind

  • Part time
  • £23,997 – £26,834 pro-rata
  • East Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th March 2024

Are you looking for a role where every day is different and you work in a team to make a real difference to young people’s lives?

Do you want to do job based in the community rather than stuck behind a desk?

If so, this role may be the perfect role for you!

About the service

No-one Left Behind (NOLB) Stage 1 is a new service in East Edinburgh working with school leavers. It builds on the successful model Cyrenians has delivered in Edinburgh for over 10 years which provides holistic, person-centred support, to help young people to progress into further education, training, or secure employment.

About the post

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved and help shape this brand new service. Using an outreach approach, you will provide key work, careers guidance and tailored support to young people identified by their school as at risk of leaving without a positive destination, or have left school already. They are likely to be struggling to engage with mainstream education and have experienced disrupted attendance.

About you

You should be experienced in working with young people, and have an understanding of mental health and the challenges faced when leaving school.

You should have the ability to build excellent working relationships to motivate young people to engage with the service and achieve their goals.

You should be well organised, able to work on your own initiative and be positive, creative and flexible in providing support.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be working independently as part of a team with a supportive manager. We will encourage you use your creativity to innovate new activities, and support you to introduce them.

You will have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a Public Health Approach to Homelessness Prevention. We take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering all our services.

You can find out more about our impact and our values online.

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Community Resilience Worker

  • Full time
  • £27,653 – £30,380
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th March 2024

Are you passionate about working with older people and do you have ambition to contribute to system change?

Would you like to be actively involved in a research programme? Are you creative in your working approach?

If so, this role may be the perfect opportunity for you.

About the programme

The Edinburgh Resilience Programme, inspired by the Edinburgh Wellbeing Pact, works with people aged 60+. We work holistically to support clients to; discharge from hospital, access suitable housing, food, energy security and welfare. We encourage social connections to enable them to live well within their local community and have more good days. We are funded by the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership.

About the role

Partnership working will be central to this role. You will work autonomously in the community, providing one-to-one holistic support to people aged 60+ living in Edinburgh. You will also actively participate in ethical data collection and other research activities with our partners and the people we support to shape the vision for this project.

About you

We are looking for someone who is good at building trusted relationships with people. You should be positive, able to work on your own initiative, and be innovative and flexible in providing support.

Knowledge of challenges faced by older people and experience of working with them will be important. Experience of carrying out assessments and/or being involved in research would also be an advantage.

How we will support you

You’ll be part of a small team, led by a supportive manager. There will be great opportunities for you to learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences. You will have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a Public Health Approach to Homelessness Prevention. We take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering all our services.

You can find out more about our impact and our values online.

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Top job! Senior Service Manager - Families

  • Full time
  • £42,435 – £47,881
  • Edinburgh based with travel to other sites
  • Closing 12th March 2024

Are you…

  • An experienced manager who can think strategically and lead operationally?
  • Passionate about supporting families and young people to build relationships and resilience?

Do you want to play a lead role at the heart of an organisation which makes a real difference to people’s lives?

If you’d love to lead an innovative and varied range of services which support young people and families, then this could be the job for you! Our Families pillar provide Preventative and Early Intervention services which build and maintain strong family relationships and resilience, thereby reducing the risk of homelessness.

About the role

This role has arisen due to the early retirement of the current postholder. The Families pillar is full of knowledgeable, experienced, dedicated staff, and this role leads them to deliver the following services:

  • HMP Addiewell Visitor Centre
  • Mediation and Support
  • Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution
  • Veterans’ Service

You’ll be responsible for leading the pillar’s strategic and operational activities. This includes planning, budgeting, funding, partnerships, quality assurance and risk management.

About you

You will have a knack for translating strategic aims into operational reality. You will be a role model of Cyrenians’ values-led, relationships-based approach, with experience in managing, developing and supporting services and people. You’ll be keen to use your excellent management skills to support your teams, build connections and share learning across the Families pillar and beyond.

You’ll bring knowledge of the issues facing young people and families today, alongside excellent partnership-working and contract management skills. You’ll have experience in building, developing and evaluating services. As this is a busy, complex role, you’ll benefit from being organised and skilled in managing expectations and competing priorities.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be supported by an experienced Director of Services, and join a collaborative, knowledgeable senior management team, who will support you to develop and grow in your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians’ support, including our learning programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About Cyrenians

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a Public Health Approach to Homelessness Prevention. We take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering all our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

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Key Worker, Homelessness and Gambling

  • Full time
  • £23,997
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st February 2024

Are you passionate about homelessness and interested in developing a new service and approaches? Are you creative in your working approach?

If so, this new role working with people and in partnership with others may be the perfect opportunity for you.

About the role

You will work as part of a team to support people experiencing homelessness and working towards recovery from gambling harm. You will also work with people affected by someone else’s gambling issues.

Partnership working will be central to this role. You will work alongside Cyrenians colleagues, 3rd sector, statutory partners and service users to shape the delivery this project.

About You

You will be an outgoing individual with excellent organisational skills with a creative and innovative approach. You will be committed to promoting inclusion, and will have experience of working with people with a broad range of life experiences. You will have experience working 1:1 with people, and ideally in delivering group work.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining an organisation which values you and the knowledge, skills and experience which you bring. You’ll join a friendly team with a supportive line manager and you’ll have access to our Cyrenians’ learning and development programme, to help you to develop and learn in the role.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Casual Worker – Employability Trainer

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 29th February 2024

Do you want to work at the heart of an organisation which makes a real difference to people’s lives?

If so, this role working with people may be the perfect opportunity for you.

About Cyrenians

At Cyrenians we take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online.

About the service

Cyrenians offers a variety of support to people within the Falkirk area to address the barriers they face to accessing services, employment, volunteering opportunities, as well as tackling social isolation. We support people to explore their next steps in life through bespoke 1:1 support and programme delivery.

About the role

You will work as part of a team and the specific responsibility for this casual role is to facilitate workshops, update materials, and support individuals to achieve their potential.

About you

You’ll be a confident Group facilitator with a flexible, can-do approach and positive attitude.

As you’ll have the opportunity to work with a broad range of people, you’ll have strong communication skills, be approachable, with the ability to adapt to achieve shared goals.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be part of an experienced, knowledgeable team, with a supportive line manager.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

Read more about our values here

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Community Resilience Worker

  • Full time
  • £27,653 – £30,380
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th January 2024

Are you passionate about working with people 60+ and have an ambition to contribute to system change?

Would you like to be actively involved in a research programme? Are you creative in your working approach?

If so, this role may be the perfect opportunity for you.

About the programme

The Edinburgh Resilience Programme, inspired by the Edinburgh Wellbeing Pact, works with people aged 60+. We support them to strengthen connections with their communities and access resources so they can live well and have more good days. We are funded by the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership.

About the role

Partnership working will be central to this role. You will work autonomously in the community, providing one-to-one holistic support to people aged 60+ living in Edinburgh. You will also actively participate in ethical data collection and other research activities with our partners and the people we support to shape the vision for this project.

About you

We are looking for someone who is good at building trusted relationships with people. You should be positive, able to work on your own initiative, and be innovative and flexible in providing support.

Knowledge of challenges faced by older people and experience of working with them will be important. Experience of carrying out assessments and/or being involved in research would also be an advantage.

How we will support you

You’ll be part of a small team, led by a supportive manager. There will be great opportunities for you to learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences. You will have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Senior Service Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £27,653 – £30,380
  • 27 George Street, Bathgate, EH48 1PG
  • Closing 22nd January 2024

Do you want to work at the heart of an organisation which makes a real difference to people’s lives?

If you love working with people and are passionate about services which support positive healthy ageing, then this could be the job for you!

About Cyrenians

At Cyrenians we take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online.

About the service

OPAL (Older People, Active Lives) works with individuals and communities to promote independence and wellbeing for people age 60+ across West Lothian. We deliver person-centred, early intervention and prevention services to keep people connected in later life. Our service aims to provide people with the tools to enable them to live independently and remain in their own homes for as long as they want to be there.

About the role

The Senior Service Coordinator leads the Service Coordinator and Service Support Assistant in the delivery of the befriending element of the OPAL service and the management of our volunteers.

As Senior Service Coordinator you will:

  • Oversee all aspects of the one-to-one support element of the service
  • Manage the volunteer journey including recruitment, retention and supervision
  • Promote sustainable community connections through befriending, encouraging service users to continue contributing within their community
  • Build a network of support to boost the continued development of the service

The role is fixed term to cover for an internal secondment.

About you

You’ll have experience in a similar role, be sensitive, pro-active and have a positive attitude.

As you’ll have the opportunity to work with a broad range of people, you’ll have strong communication skills, be approachable, with the ability to adapt to achieve shared goals.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be part of an experienced, knowledgeable team, with a supportive line manager, who will help you develop and grow in your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning programme, and staff wellbeing services.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

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Marketing and Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £27,653 – £30,380
  • Edinburgh based with some travel across Scotland as required
  • Closing 4th December 2023

We are looking for a skilled digital communications professional to join our team.

Could you help to raise our profile, support our relationships and motivate a wide range of audiences to get behind our mission to tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness?

About the role

You will develop our digital and off-line content to raise awareness of our work, tell our stories, positively contribute to public debate surrounding homelessness and social exclusion, and support Cyrenians appeals to raise vital donations. This will include gathering information from across the organisation and developing clear and impactful communications.

About you

You will be highly organised, at ease working within a busy working environment and have the ability to multi-task and prioritise effectively to meet deadlines. You should have a creative approach, excellent communication skills, an eye for detail and confidence to work across a range of platforms.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about digital communications and have the ability to demonstrate Cyrenians values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.

How we'll support you

As part of the Relationships Team, you’ll be collaborating with experienced colleagues who share your passion to tackle homelessness and its root causes. You’ll be directly supported by the Marketing and Communications Manager and the Senior Relationships Manager, whilst also working closely with colleagues from across the organisation. You will have the opportunity to attend training and networking events to further your network, keep up to date with developments in digital communications and deepen your knowledge of the issues surrounding homelessness and social exclusion.

You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationship-based.

Read more about our values here.

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Community Link Worker

  • Full time
  • £32,300
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st November 2023

An exciting opportunity to join a new team to support people affected by socio-economic deprivation via local GP practices

About the project

The Community Links Worker programme supports people to live well by strengthening connections between community resources and primary care. Community Link Workers belong to a network in Edinburgh that is managed by the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership.

About the role

Working in select GP surgeries in Stockbridge and Hopetoun you will provide one-to-one person-centred support to people in contact with the GP practice team. You will work with individuals to enable them to identify personal outcomes and priorities for their health and wellbeing and link them to local and national support services and activities.

About you

You will have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of deprivation. You will use your excellent interpersonal skills to deliver effective one-to-one work as well as make connections with other organisations.

How we will support you

We will encourage you to be creative and innovative in your approach to supporting people.

You will be part of a small team, led by a supportive manager. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Public Affairs and Press Manager

  • Full time
  • £33,587 – £38,275
  • Edinburgh based with some travel across Scotland as required
  • Closing 30th October 2023

Are you an experienced communications professional with a passion for tackling social exclusion and homelessness in Scotland? Do you enjoy working with journalists to keep the stories that matter high on the political agenda? Could you persuade decision makers in Government, in Parliament and across the public sector that the time for action to tackle Scotland’s homelessness crisis is now?

If so, this role leading our public affairs and influencing work is for you.

About the role

You will achieve positive change in policy and practice regarding homelessness and social exclusion by engaging with decision makers on new legislation, including the Housing Bill, and lead our engagement with mainstream media.

This will include assimilating complex information and developing clear and impactful communications. You’ll collaborate with colleagues across our organisation and with others working across the sector.

About You

You will be an experienced communications professional who understands how Government and Parliament work, the process for legislation and the influence of the media in political decision making. You may not have worked in the homelessness sector before, but you will have a passion for systems change to end poverty and social exclusion and a strong track record of achieving positive change to policy and practice at a national level.

How we’ll support you

As part of the Relationships Team you’ll be supported by experienced colleagues who share your passion to tackle homelessness and its root causes. You’ll be supported by the Senior Relationships Manager and Director of Commercial and Trading, with the opportunity to work closely with colleagues across our Marketing and Communications Team and Senior Management Team. You will have the opportunity to attend training and networking events to deepen your knowledge of the issues surrounding homelessness and social exclusion and extend your professional network.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Read more about our values here.

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Senior Key Worker, Women in Safe Homes (WiSH)

  • Full time
  • £27,653 – £30,380
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th November 2023

Are you passionate about homelessness and interested in developing a new service?

If so, this new role working to provide homes for those most in need is for you.

About the role

Cyrenians WiSH project is an exciting new partnership with Resonance, a social investment organisation, which is purchasing homes for charity partners to provide to vulnerable women. Domestic Abuse is the biggest cause of women’s homelessness in Scotland and the fund is purchasing up to 30 homes for Cyrenians to provide to women and children who have had to leave an abusive household.

You will support women settle in to a safe home and support them with ongoing safety and wellbeing. As well as providing some case work directly, as Senior Key Worker you will provide line management to a small team of two case workers.

About You

You will be passionate about supporting vulnerable people into a better situation, and able to do so with compassion and patience. You will be trauma-informed and committed to working with your team to ensure the highest standard of care and support.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be working independently with a supportive manager and a range of internal and external colleagues and partnerships. You will have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Finance Officer

  • Part time
  • £23,997 – £26,834 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh based
  • Closing 24th October 2023

Do you want to work at the heart of an organisation which makes a real difference to people’s lives?

If you’re looking to use your skills with an organisation which is tackling the causes and consequences of homelessness then this could be the role for you!

About the role:

This is a new role to enhance the capacity of our small Finance team.

You will manage sales ledger, purchase ledger, banking, payments and support our monthly payroll process.

About you:

You will be self-motivated and enthusiastic with experience of working in a finance setting. You should have good communication skills, and the ability to manage a varied workload and prioritise competing deadlines.

You will understand double entry bookkeeping and have a working knowledge of VAT. Experience of Microsoft Business Central accounting software or similar would also be advantageous.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining an experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you a full induction to all aspects of your role.

You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

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Reset Manager

  • Full time
  • £33,587 – £38,275
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th October 2023

Are you passionate about supporting people to build resilience? Do you want to be part of system change? Do you enjoy using learning to shape delivery?

An exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative city-wide community resilience programme for people aged 60+, working in partnership with Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership and Queen Margaret University

About the role

You will lead and support a team of four Community Resilience Workers. You will manage a service delivering one to one person-centred key work with the focus on enabling people aged 60+ to remain independent at home and in their community. You will play an instrumental part in carrying out Participatory Action Research by ensuring your team are actively contributing to research, supported by Queen Margaret University.

You will ensure staff are well supported and have the resources they need to make a lasting difference to those we seek to help.

About you

You will be an experienced manager and confident decision-maker. You will be a strong advocate for relationship-based approaches and be able to both guide best practice and demonstrate the impact of our way of working to a range of stakeholders. You will have experience using learning to shape practice and of working with people aged 60+ in health and social care settings, with a good understanding of the range of challenges they may face.

How we will support you

We will encourage you to be creative and innovative in your approach.

You will be part of a small team, led by a supportive senior manager. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians’ support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

· Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

· Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

· Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

· Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Income Maximisation Worker

  • Full time
  • £30,380
  • Edinburgh with some travel to other areas (hybrid working)
  • Closing 18th October 2023

Are you passionate about homelessness and interested in developing a new service and approaches? Are you creative in your working approach?

If so, this new role working with people and in partnership with others may be the perfect opportunity for you.

About the role

This post is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund.

You will lead our income maximization work across the organization, working to make sure that the 10,000 Plus people we support each year are able to access the welfare benefits and financial support they are entitled to.

As well as providing some case work directly to those we support, you will train and support our staff teams so that they can effectively guide the clients they support.

About You

You will be a highly organised individual with a good eye for detail and an ability to engage people in understanding what can often be complex and frustrating processes. You will be committed to promoting inclusion, and will have experience of working with people with a broad range of life experiences.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be working independently with a supportive manager and a range of internal and external colleagues and partnerships. You will have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Youth Participation Lead

  • Full time or Part time
  • £27,653 – £30,380
  • Various sites, office base Edinburgh or Falkirk
  • Closing 3rd October 2023

If you are as passionate as we are about young people’s voices being at the heart of designing, developing and evaluating the services they access, and the decisions which affect them, then we would love to hear from you!

About the project

Our Youth Participation Lead forms part of our commitment to #KeepThePromise, and will work alongside young people and our staff teams to support our commitment to being Psychologically Informed in all aspects of our work.

About the role

You’ll be empowered to create innovative, inclusive opportunities to engage with young people individually and in groups, online and in-person. You’ll work directly alongside them to build their self-confidence, and create spaces for young people to tell us what they want, how we are doing, and what changes they want to see. Working within our Policy and Participation team, you will also amplify the voice of young people in our policy work.

About you

You will be an outgoing, pro-active and approachable person who enjoys working with young people. You will be committed to promoting inclusion and passionate about developing participatory and innovate ways of working.

How we will support you

You’ll be joining an organisation which values you and the knowledge, skills and experience which you bring. You’ll join a friendly team with a supportive line manager and you’ll have access to our Cyrenians’ learning and development programme, to help you to develop and learn in the role.

About Cyrenians

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

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Casual Worker - Groups Support Assistant

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • West Lothian – various venues
  • Closing 25th September 2023

Do you want to work at the heart of an organisation which makes a real difference to people’s lives?

If you have a passion for people and are looking for a fun role delivering community activities, then this could be the job for you!

About Cyrenians

At Cyrenians we take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online.

About the service

OPAL (Older People, Active Lives) works with individuals and communities to promote independence and wellbeing for people age 60+ across West Lothian. We deliver person-centred, early intervention and prevention services to promote healthy ageing.

About the role

The Groups Support Assistant will support the Senior Service Coordinator to facilitate groups and engage with community volunteers across West Lothian.

As Groups Support Assistant you will:

- Deliver social and activity groups

- Encourage service-user participation

- Empower local volunteers to lead and develop social, activity and learning groups

- Gather feedback for marketing and evaluation purposes

About you

You’ll be a confident Group facilitator with a flexible, can-do approach and positive attitude.

As you’ll have the opportunity to work with a broad range of people, you’ll have strong communication skills, be approachable, with the ability to adapt to achieve shared goals.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be part of an experienced, knowledgeable team, with a supportive line manager.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

Read more about our values here.

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Service Support Administrator

  • Full time
  • £22,248 – £23,560
  • 27 George Street, Bathgate, EH48 1PG
  • Closing 25th September 2023

Do you want to work at the heart of an organisation which makes a real difference to people’s lives?

If you love an interesting to-do list, juggling a varied workload, and ensuring projects run like clockwork, then this could be the job for you!

About Cyrenians

At Cyrenians we take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online.

About the service

OPAL (Older People, Active Lives) works with individuals and communities to promote independence and wellbeing for people age 60+ across West Lothian. We deliver person-centred, early intervention and prevention services to promote healthy ageing.

About the role

Our Service Support Administrator is paramount to OPAL, supporting our team of staff and volunteers in the day to day running of the service.

As Service Support Administrator you will:

- Be the first point of contact for all staff, service users, volunteers and visitors.

- Proactively support our staff team to deliver projects, meet deadlines and achieve the best outcomes for service users and volunteers.

- Coordinate events from team meetings to volunteer training and marketing.

- Build and develop trusted relationships with stakeholders and supporters.

About you

You’ll be an experienced Administrator with a flexible, can-do approach and positive attitude.

As you’ll have the opportunity to work with a broad range of people, you’ll have strong communication skills, be approachable, with the ability to adapt to achieve shared goals.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be part of an experienced, knowledgeable team, with a supportive line manager, who will help you develop and grow in your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning programme, and staff wellbeing services.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

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Property Officer

  • Full time
  • £27,653 – £30,380
  • Blended working from our head office or home
  • Closing 19th September 2023

Do you want to work at the heart of an organisation which makes a real difference to people’s lives?

Do you have experience in property management and people supervision? Are you able to juggle multiple projects and priorities? Do you want a challenging and supportive work-environment to be creative, to flourish, to work with an experienced team, and see the impact of your work? Did you answer yes to all/majority of the above? Great, keep reading as this could be the job for you.

About Cyrenians

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online.

About the role

Our Corporate Services team is the engine room of Cyrenians, supporting our people and services to tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness.

As Property Officer you will:

  • Have a direct impact in how the organisation manages our residential, commercial, and agricultural properties, making sure Cyrenians’ staff and service users have great places in which to work and live.
  • Play a big part in the development and implementation of our property policies & procedures which will shape our overall property management plan.
  • Be involved in various property and capital projects across the organisation by offering your support and expertise.
  • Supervise the day to day activities of a small team and making sure communication and lines of reporting to other departments are established.
  • Be part of a fast-paced environment surrounded by driven and supportive colleagues where you can learn, grow, and flourish.

About you

You’ll be an experienced property officer with an organised, proactive and collaborative approach to delivery of facilities management and property services within a multi-site organisation.

As you’ll have the opportunity to work and develop relationships with a broad range of people (internally and externally), you’ll be flexible and approachable, with the ability to adapt your communication style to achieve shared goals.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be part of an experienced, knowledgeable team, with a supportive manager, who will help you develop and grow in your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Business Support Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,997 – £26,834
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th September 2023

Do you want to work at the heart of an organisation which makes a real difference to people’s lives?

If you love a to-do list, juggling a varied workload, and ensuring projects (and people!) run like clockwork, then this could be the job for you!

About Cyrenians

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online.

About the role

Our Corporate Services team is the engine room of Cyrenians, supporting our people and services to tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness.

As Business Support Coordinator you’ll be responsible for:

  • Directly working with our CEO to manage his inbox and diary.
  • Supporting our Leadership team with project, report and meeting preparation.
  • Coordinating events, from team meetings to our big annual staff conference.
  • Being the first point of contact for people visiting Cyrenians and getting in touch by email.
  • Arranging equipment such as laptop and mobile phone for new members of staff.

About you

You’ll be an experienced coordinator with a proactive attitude and a cool head.

As you’ll have the opportunity to work with a broad range of people, you’ll be flexible and approachable, with the ability to adapt your communication style to achieve shared goals.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be part of an experienced, knowledgeable team, with a supportive manager, who will help you develop and grow in your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values: Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Ability Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £28,533
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 11th September 2023

An exciting opportunity to join a team supporting people affected by substance usage in conjunction with the Edinburgh Access Place

About the project

The Access Place is an integrated service comprising health, housing and social work services under one roof for people experiencing homelessness. The clinical team are supporting people in receipt of medication assisted treatment.

About the role

Working alongside clinicians in the Edinburgh Access Place, you will provide one-to-one person-centred support to people in contact with the GP practice team. You will work with individuals to enable them to identify personal outcomes and priorities for their health and wellbeing and link them to local support services and activities.

About you

You will have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people experiencing homelessness. You will use your excellent interpersonal skills to deliver effective one-to-one work as well as make connections with other organisations to establish referral pathways on behalf of people who use the service

How we will support you

We will encourage you to be creative and innovative in your approach to supporting people.

You will be part of a small team, led by a supportive manager. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

· Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

· Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

· Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

· Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Visitor Centre Key Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • HMP Addiewell, West Lothian
  • Closing 13th September 2023

Are you compassionate about people? Do you know how to support someone when they need a shoulder to cry on?

If so, this role could be of interest to you.

About the project

Since 2017 Cyrenians has been running the Visitors’ Centre at HMP Addiewell. We are committed to supporting families affected by imprisonment. Our centre is open during prison visiting times and we offer families who visit Addiewell a space that is therapeutic, fun and supportive.

About the role

You will support families who are affected by imprisonment by being their emotional and practical support when required.

You will also make links with other local organisations in order be able to help families access additional activities and/or support.

You will also help and support children and young people during their family bonding visits.

About you

This is a great opportunity for someone who is committed to working with families to support meaningful contact with their loved one throughout a period of imprisonment. You should be approachable, and work in a trauma informed way during each interaction with those who visit. You should be innovative in your approach to everyday working; as well being as a good communicator with strong listening skills. Sensitive to the needs of prisoner’s families, you should also be unafraid of being a bit silly when required!

How we will support you

You will be working within a small knowledgeable team who will give you a full induction to all aspects of Cyrenians HMP Addiewell visitor centre. You’ll have a supportive manager, and direct line management from a senior key worker as well as access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

· Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

· Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

· Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

· Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Children’s Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • HMP Addiewell, West Lothian
  • Closing 13th September 2023

Are you creative and an outside-of-the-box thinker? Do you know how to engage children and young people in play and encourage their creativity?

If so, this role could be right up your street.

About the project

Since 2017 Cyrenians has been running the Visitors’ Centre at HMP Addiewell. We are committed to supporting families affected by imprisonment. Our centre is open during prison visiting times and we offer families who visit Addiewell a space that is therapeutic, fun and supportive.

About the role

This is a new post to enhance the work we do with children and families at HMP Addiewell during their visits.

You will design and deliver engaging activities, suitable to the space, that encourage creativity in the young people and help them have the best visit experience possible – the more glitter the better!

You will also make links with other local organisations in order be able to help families access additional activities and/or support.

About you

This is a great opportunity for a creative individual who has experience of working with children. You should be innovative in your approach to play and engaging with children; as well being as a good communicator with strong listening skills. Sensitive to the needs of prisoner’s families, you should also be unafraid of being a bit silly when required!

How we will support you

You will be working within a small knowledgeable team who will give you a full induction to all aspects of Cyrenians HMP Addiewell visitor centre. You’ll have a supportive manager, and direct line management from a senior key worker as well as access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

· Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

· Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

· Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

· Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Key Worker, Cyrenians Communities

  • Part time
  • £23,997 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh based
  • Closing 4th September 2023

Come and join the team at Cyrenians Communities.

Are you passionate about working with people in a person-centred way? Do you want to work in a small team making a big difference in people’s lives? Do you want to work somewhere which ensures that the voice of those with lived experience and staff working in front line roles is central to decision making?

If so, then our Key Worker role may be the one for you.

About the Community

Located in Leith, the Community provides supported accommodation and mental health support for up to four people as they make the transition from hospital care back in to the community. Our Community model is based on Cyrenians core values, prioritising trusted relationships and putting the person at the heart of the decisions which matter most to them.

About the role

You’ll be:

  • Working with residents to develop their own support plan
  • Liaising with support providers to ensure that a joined up system of care and support is realised
  • Working with Assistant Key Workers to ensure a healthy and safe household for all who live with us
  • A valued part of hardworking and committed team

It may be a small team, but it has a big impact!

About You

As a committed, compassionate and reliable member of the team, you’ll be able to develop trusted relationships with those we support and with your colleagues, and be an encouraging presence but able to work at the pace of the individual.

You will be joining a small team of staff committed to the highest quality of care and support, and always striving to do develop further. This means there will be great opportunities for you to both learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences.,

The role will work primarily during the day on week days, and as it is part time could suit someone who has other work, learning or personal commitments.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining an experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Read more about our values here.

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Administrator, Social Bite Village

  • Part time
  • £22,248 – £23,560 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th July 2023

Are you passionate about working with people in a person-centred way? Do you want to work in a small team making a big difference in people’s lives? Do you want to work somewhere which ensures that the voice of those with lived experience and staff working in front line roles is central to decision making?

If so, then our Administrator role may be the one for you.

About Social Bite Village

Founded by Social Bite who partnered with Cyrenians to provide the support, the village provides temporary, supported accommodation to people who have become homeless. The village provides a home as well as the opportunity to participate in shared activities and opportunities. Our Community model is based on Cyrenians core values, prioritising trusted relationships and putting the person at the heart of the decisions which matter most to them.

About the role

You’ll be:

  • Working with the team to record the work they do
  • Working as part of a team, to ensure the village is a welcoming and safe space for all the people who visit and make enquiries
  • Completing the administrative duties which ensure the smooth day to day running of the Village
  • A valued part of hardworking and committed team. Supporting the Manager to with reporting, monitoring and evaluation.

It may be a small team, but it has a big impact!

About You

As a committed, compassionate and reliable member of the team, you will have strong organisational and communication skills, a keen eye for detail, and a willingness to go the extra mile. You will have the ability to remain calm in a crisis, deal with competing priorities, and the ability to demonstrate Cyrenians values in the work that you do.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining an experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Read more about our values here.

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Development Worker – Homelessness and Gambling

  • Part time
  • £30,380 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th July 2023

Are you passionate about homelessness and interested in developing a new service and approaches? Are you creative in your working approach?

If so, this new role working with people and in partnership with others may be the perfect opportunity for you.

About the role

You will lead the capacity building element of a project that aims to develop resources to support people experiencing homelessness and in recovery from gambling harm

Partnership working will be central to this role, and you will work alongside other Cyrenians colleagues, 3rd sector, statutory partners and service users to shape the vision for this project.

About You

You will be an outgoing individual with excellent organisational skills and with a creative and innovative approach. You will be committed to promoting inclusion, and will have experience of working with people with a broad range of life experiences.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be working independently with a supportive manager and a range of internal and external colleagues and partnerships. You will have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Depot Operations Assistant, FareShare

  • Full time
  • £22,248 – £23,560
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st July 2023

Are you energetic and task-driven person with a background of working with a wide range of people?

If so, this role in our FareShare depot might be the perfect opportunity for you.

About FareShare

FareShare is a charity network established in 1994, which aims at relieving food poverty and reducing food waste in the United Kingdom. It does this by obtaining good quality surplus food from the food industry that would otherwise have gone to waste and sending it to frontline charities and community groups across the UK

About the role

You will be part of small team of staff that works with a team of 50 volunteers helping redistribute food to charities throughout Central & SE Scotland. Each day you will help the team receive deliveries and organize the stock ready for the next days deliveries. Within the depot a variety of jobs will pop up including; van assisting and getting to meet all our amazing Community Food Members as you deliver to them… we have over 150!

About You

You will be an outgoing individual with excellent interpersonal skills and a creative approach to problem solving. You will be hard working, motivated and be able to work well as part of a team.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining a small but experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you full introduction to all aspects of the depot.

You’ll have a supportive manager as well as access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Read more about our values here.

Website: www.cyrenians.scot

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Wellbeing Worker, Falkirk

  • Full time or Part time
  • £23,997 – £26,834
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 27th June 2023

Do you want to be part of a new project and lead on testing the concept of this initiative?

Do you want to utilise your skills to make a real difference to your local community?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Community Links team to support people waiting on secondary care appointments

About the project

Cyrenians have received 12 months funding to ‘Test the Concept’ of a service providing 1:1 support and structured group activity to people on the waiting list for adult mental health services.

The aim of this innovative project is to provide people with coping strategies while awaiting their first appointment, reducing the demand on crisis intervention services. The role will also add value to our existing Community Links work (where the referrals will come from) and support the work of Mental Health Nurses.

About the role

Working from our offices in Arnotdale House in Dollar Park Falkirk your role will be varied and you will work with individuals in a 1:1 or group activity setting by providing structure and support. The focus will be on developing individual’s mental wellbeing, self-management, self-worth and coping strategies as they await their secondary care appointment

About you

You will be enthusiastic, energised and self-motivated, with strong interpersonal skills. You will have a genuine interest in working with people and enjoy the challenge of working autonomously in a new and innovative project.

You will have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of deprivation.

How we will support you

We will encourage you to be creative and innovative in your approach to supporting people. You will be part of the Community Links Team and have a supportive line manager to help you develop and grow in your role.

You will be trained in Decider Skills which will be a key tool in the project delivery. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

  • Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.
  • Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.
  • Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.
  • Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Community Resilience Worker

  • Full time
  • £27,653 – £30,380
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th June 2023

Are you passionate about working with people 60+ and have an ambition to contribute to a system change?

Would you like to be actively involved in a research programme?

Are you creative in your working approach?

If so, this role may be the perfect opportunity for you.

About the programme

The Edinburgh Resilience Programme, inspired by the Edinburgh Wellbeing Pact, works with people aged 60 plus. We support them to strengthen connections with their communities and access resources so they can live well and have more good days. We are funded by the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership.

About the role

Partnership working will be central to this role. You will work autonomously in the community, providing one-to-one holistic support to people aged 60+ living in Edinburgh. You will also actively participate in ethical data collection and other research activities with our partners and the people we support to shape the vision for this project.

About you

We are looking for someone who is good at building trusted relationships with people. You should be positive, able to work on your own initiative, and be innovative and flexible in providing support.

Knowledge of challenges faced by older people and experience of working with them will be important. Experience of carrying out assessments and/or being involved in research would also be an advantage.

How we will support you

You’ll be part of a small team, led by a supportive manager. There will be great opportunities for you to learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences. You will have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

  • Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.
  • Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.
  • Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.
  • Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Finance Officer

  • Part time
  • £23,997 – £26,834 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh based
  • Closing 19th June 2023

Do you want to work at the heart of an organisation which makes a real difference to people’s lives?

If you’re looking to use your skills with an organisation which is tackling the causes and consequences of homelessness then this could be the role for you!

About the role:

This is a new role to enhance the capacity of our small Finance team.

You will manage sales ledger, purchase ledger, banking, payments and support our monthly payroll process.

About you:

You will be self-motivated and enthusiastic with experience of working in a finance setting. You should have good communication skills, and the ability to manage a varied workload and prioritise competing deadlines.

You will understand double entry bookkeeping and have a working knowledge of VAT. Experience of Microsoft Business Central accounting software or similar would also be advantageous.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining an experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you a full induction to all aspects of your role.

You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

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Senior Key Worker, Key to Potential (full time)

  • Full time
  • £27,653 – £30,380
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 31st May 2023

Are you looking for a role where every day is different and you work in a team to make a real difference to young people’s lives?

Do you want to do job in the community where you’ll work one-to-one with young people and not stuck behind a desk?

If so, this role may be the perfect role for you!

About the service

Key to Potential is a new service in the Falkirk area which is funded by Cashback for Communities. It builds on the successful model we have delivered in Edinburgh for over 10 years and provides holistic, person-centred support, to help young people to progress into further education, training, or secure employment.

About the post

This is an exciting opportunity to establish this new service. Using an outreach approach, the post holder will provide key work, careers guidance and tailored support to young people identified by their school as at risk of leaving without a positive destination, or have left school without a positive destination. They are likely to be struggling to engage with mainstream education and have experienced disrupted attendance. You will also provide line management to the small team, and support the Service Manager to further develop the service.

About you

You will be experienced in working with young people and have experience or understanding of mental health issues. You will also have a proven track record of providing supportive line management.

You should have the ability to build excellent relationships with young people, colleagues and other stakeholders; and be positive, creative and flexible in delivering support.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be working independently as part of a team with a supportive manager. We will encourage you use your creativity to innovate new activities, and support you to introduce them.

You will have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

· Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

· Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

· Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

· Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Key Worker, Key to Potential (part time)

  • Part time
  • £23,997 – £26,834 pro-rata
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 31st May 2023

Are you looking for a role where every day is different and you work in a team to make a real difference to young people’s lives?

Do you want to do job in the community where you’ll work one-to-one with young people and not stuck behind a desk?

If so, this role may be the perfect role for you!

About the service

Key to Potential is a new service in the Falkirk area which is funded by Cashback for Communities. It builds on the successful model we have delivered in Edinburgh for over 10 years and provides holistic, person-centred support, to help young people to progress into further education, training, or secure employment.

About the post

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved and help shape this new service. Using an outreach approach, the post holder will provide key work, careers guidance and tailored support to young people identified by their school as at risk of leaving without a positive destination, or have left school without a positive destination. They are likely to be struggling to engage with mainstream education and have experienced disrupted attendance.

About you

You should be experienced in working with young people and have experience, or an understanding of mental health issues.

You should have the ability to build excellent working relationships to motivate young people to engage with the service.

You should be well organised, able to work on your own initiative and be positive, creative and flexible in providing support.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be working independently as part of a team with a supportive manager. We will encourage you use your creativity to innovate new activities, and support you to introduce them.

You will have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

· Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

· Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

· Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

· Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Gardener Coordinator, Walled Garden, Falkirk

  • Part time
  • £26,005 – £28,533 pro-rata
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 29th May 2023

Do you want to work outdoors, explore your creative flair, and make a real difference to your local community?

If you have a passion for growing plants and supporting people to grow this could be the perfect role for you! An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Cyrenians Walled Garden Coordinator. Do you enjoy sharing your wealth of knowledge and experience in gardening with others? Then you could be the key to our success!

About the Walled Garden

The Walled Garden is one of Cyrenians public facing services, where we support people on Community Payback Orders to put back into the community and develop their own horticultural skills.

Set in a public space of half an acre within Dollar Park, Falkirk the garden is highly valued by the community, and is a home for events, volunteering and enjoying the tranquillity it has to offer.

About the role

As Garden Coordinator you’ll contribute to designing and managing a creative and interactive garden and programme for those engaging with our services. You’ll be surprised at how many opportunities you’ll have to perfect planting, bring new ideas and share your enthusiasm and garden knowledge with others. As you’d imagine, there are plenty of chances to get your hands dirty – and it’s safe to say you’ll never be bored!

You’ll also support, engage and manage a real variety of people to help us we meet our aims, including a small staff team, people on community payback orders and community volunteers.

About you

You’ll be an experienced garden coordinator with a dynamic ‘can-do’ attitude and a genuine interest in gardens and working outdoors. Your optimistic, forward-thinking outlook will help you to nurture an environment where people feel safe, valued and have a purpose as well as ownership of their own journey plan.

As you’ll inspire participants to achieve their future goals, it will help to have knowledge of the Justice system, and like us, you’ll be values-led and relationships-based in all that you do. You’ll also use your excellent interpersonal skills to motivate and inspire participants to get the most out of the opportunities that the garden presents.

What we can offer you

  • We’ll encourage you to be creative and innovative, and to take a pragmatic approach to planning and implementing new initiatives.
  • You’ll have an enthusiastic, knowledgeable team of staff and volunteers, and a supportive manager.
  • You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

  • Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.
  • Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.
  • Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.
  • Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.
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Key Worker, LEAP Out of Hours Care Project

  • Full time or Part time
  • £23,997 – £26,834
  • Based in Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd May 2023

Come and join the team at Cyrenians

Are you passionate about working with people in a person-centred way? Do you want to make a big difference to the lives of people in recovery?

If so, then our Key Worker role may be the one for you.

About LEAP out of Hours Care service

We support up to 11 participants at a time to live within our therapeutic community, where we provide a supportive and safe space.

During the day, participants attend the NHS Lothian and Edinburgh Abstinence Project (LEAP). This is an intensive programme for those who want to stop drinking or using drugs. The programme is delivered over 12 weeks and participants attend a structured programme Monday to Friday.

In the evenings and on weekends we provide support, a friendly ear, and therapeutic activities to the community.

About the role

You’ll be:

• Supporting and encouraging participants in their recovery journey

• Working as part of a team, with some lone working, to ensure the Community is a homely, welcoming and safe space

• Ensuring that all participants and peer workers have a space to feel heard and be able to contribute to decisions about the community

It may be a small team, but it has a big impact!

About You

We are looking for someone who is great at building relationships with people, and maintaining strong professional boundaries.

Some knowledge or lived experience of the issues that lead to or affect addiction and recovery will be important.

There will be great opportunities for you to learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining an experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Assistant Key Worker (Weekends), Cyrenians Communities

  • Part time
  • £21,811 pro-rata
  • Based in central Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th May 2023

Come and join the team at Cyrenians Communities.

Are you passionate about working with people in a person-centred way? Do you want to work in a small team making a big difference in people’s lives? Do you want to work somewhere that ensures the voice of those with lived experience is central to decision making?

If so, then our Assistant Key worker role may be made for you.

About Crighton Place

Located in Leith, Crighton Place provides supported accommodation and mental health support for up to four people as they make the transition from hospital care back in to the community. Our Community model is based on Cyrenians core values, prioritising trusted relationships and putting the person at the heart of the decisions which matter most to them.

About the role

You’ll be:

·Supporting us, to create a healthy and safe household for the community

·Assisting our Key Workers in providing support to individuals

·Working with our Community members to discover and make use of local resources

·A valued part of our hardworking and committed team

It’s is a small team, with a big impact!

About You

As a committed, compassionate and reliable member of the team, you’ll be able to develop trusted relationships with those we support and with your colleagues, and be an encouraging presence but able to work at the pace of the individual.

You will be joining a small team of staff committed to the highest quality of care and support, and always striving to do develop further. This means there will be great opportunities for you to both learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences.,

The role requires you to work 2 shifts at weekends meaning it is an ideal job for those who may also have other work, learning or personal commitments.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining an experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

·Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

·Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

·Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

·Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

Attendance at a monthly team meeting either in person or remotely will also be required and time will be reimbursed.

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Top job! Senior Finance Manager

  • Full time
  • £42,435 – £47,881
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th May 2023

Do you want to work at the heart of an organisation which makes a real difference to people’s lives?

If you’re looking to use your excellent leadership skills and financial expertise within an organisation which is tackling the causes and consequences of homelessness then this could be the role for you!

About the role

Our Senior Finance Manager (SFM) has responsibility to think and plan strategically, while overseeing operationally. They lead our Finance team to ensure our financial efficiency by developing and managing processes, systems and reports, and by providing guidance to colleagues at all levels of the organisation. This includes:

  • Financial controls for income, expenditure and balance sheets
  • Timely and accurate taxation and statutory returns
  • Payroll and pension processing
  • Bank and cash management and investment recommendations

About you

You’ll be an experienced accountant who welcomes the opportunity to work in an organisation which provides a diverse range of services, which are similarly diversely-funded! This means you’ll be comfortable managing multiple income streams, and preparing budgets and management accounts.

You’ll also have the opportunity to use your excellent communication skills to build relationships with colleagues at all levels across Cyrenians which support them in their own financial planning and reporting.

Support

You’ll be welcomed by our outgoing SFM, and will report to our Director of Corporate Services. They’ll ensure a comprehensive handover to give you the best start with us.

You will lead an enthusiastic, knowledgeable team of staff, and join a multi-faceted senior management team. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

We’ll encourage you to be creative and innovative, to achieve a positive work-life balance, and to make the most of the skills and experience you bring to the role.

About Cyrenians

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a values-led and relationships based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

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Youth Wellbeing Worker, Lotus Community

  • Part time
  • £27,653 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th May 2023

Are you a creative person with experience of working with vulnerable young people?

Do you have skills to build relationships and create supportive networks with young people?

Can you facilitate interesting groupwork sessions?

If so, this new role in our Lotus wellbeing hub may be the perfect opportunity for you.

About Lotus Community

Lotus is the home for a group of 14 unaccompanied asylum-seeking children. We provide them with support and pathways to independent living.

We have an exciting new opportunity to develop a new shared Community hub within Lotus for our residents, and other UASC within Edinburgh, with a focus on wellbeing.

About the role

The post holder will create a timetable of events to run in the hub and facilitate these group work sessions and activities.

You will provide ad-hoc support to the young people at Lotus, and other young people referred into the service.

You will also build relationships with other services and organisations, to enhance the range of services accessible to young people.

About You

You will be an outgoing individual with excellent interpersonal skills and a creative approach to problem solving. You will have the ability to work collaboratively with the young people and partners to create and deliver a programme suited to the young people’s needs.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining a small but experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you a full introduction to all aspects of the current Lotus service.

You’ll have a supportive manager as well as access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values:

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

Read more about us and our values

Read about our strategic aims

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Treasurer

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th May 2023

Do you want to play a key role at the heart of an organisation which makes a real difference to people’s lives?

If you’d love to volunteer your business and accountancy skills to support us in tackling the causes and consequences of homelessness, then this could be the role for you!

About the role

Our Board of Trustees are responsible for overseeing our governance, setting our strategy, and ensuring that we’re accountable and administered effectively. Our Treasurer is a key part of our Board, and takes the lead at Board level on:

· Ensuring we keep proper accounts and monitoring our financial performance

· Ensuring that we have robust and effective financial controls and policies

· Keeping the Board informed of its financial duties and responsibilities

· Liaising with our external auditor

· Supporting our Director of Finance and Corporate Services

· Ensuring statutory returns are made to relevant regulators

Time commitment

We currently hold 2-hour Board meetings every six weeks, which you can join in-person or online. This is also a finance committee meeting before each Board meeting, which the Treasurer chairs. You will also have the opportunity to attend further internal and external events for learning and connection.

About you

You’ll be experienced and skilled in accounting and business management, and keen to use these skills to monitor and ensure our financial plans and sustainability as our Treasurer. You’ll have a positive, pragmatic attitude which will help you to work collaboratively with the rest of our trustees and our staff team.

How we’ll support you

We offer a comprehensive, flexible and supportive onboarding process, where you’ll meet with our Chair, trustees, CEO and other key staff who you’ll be in contact with. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit our sites and services, to learn more about our work and our people.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

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Trainee Key Worker (Lived Experience)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh based
  • Closing 24th April 2023

Do you want to use your own lived experience of homelessness to make a real difference to people’s lives & influence system change?

If you’d love a varied role and are passionate about developing your work-based skills, then this could be the role for you! You’ll be supported to learn, innovate and work with people of all backgrounds.

About the role

Based within our Community Connections Team, Cyrenians is looking for proactive, passionate people with lived experience of homelessness. We’re offering a 1-year fixed term contract, up to 16 hours per week (we are flexible to individual circumstances). The aim of the role is to give those with a lived experience of homelessness a range of work-based skills over different homelessness outreach and prevention services.

This diverse role will offer you an opportunity to gain work-based skills and participate in a bespoke training programme. By working alongside multi staff disciplinary teams, you will work with those encountering multiple complex needs, getting a flavour of how this is delivered across different homelessness services. Our person-centred approach means the post is tailored, enabling you to offer your own experiences of homelessness, to help improve the programme design and delivery.

About you

As this is a varied post we don’t expect you to have experience in all the areas it covers!

You will have experience of homelessness and the support services that help those navigating the homeless system. You will be expected to use your own experience to assist others who have had or are in contact with homelessness services.

This might mean supporting people to attend appointments, or engaging with people who are accessing services.

Your most important attributes will be your proactive attitude, enthusiasm for learning and flexibility. You’ll also be a great communicator and will approach everyone you come into contact with compassion and understanding.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be part of an experienced, knowledgeable team, with a supportive manager, who will help you develop and grow in your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About Cyrenians

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

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Senior Residential Volunteer Recruitment Worker, Cyrenians Communities

  • Part time
  • £26,589 – £29,212 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh & West Lothian
  • Closing 10th April 2023

Do you enjoy building partnership relationships? Are you an excellent communicator?

Do you enjoy working with volunteers? Are you interested in the causes and consequences of homelessness?

An opportunity has arisen within Cyrenians Communities for a skilled people person with strong organisational skills to oversee our volunteer recruitment and development processes.

About the Communities

Our communities are at the heart of what we do; directly supporting individuals with experience of homelessness.

Our unique approach integrates residential/day volunteers alongside our residents, offering a peer-support model. Volunteers live as community members acting as mentors and are fundamental to the unique service we provide.

About the role

This role is designed to keep our volunteer model running smoothly and attract new volunteers. With support from the Administrator, you will oversee the recruitment process, liaise with a range of stakeholders including: potential volunteers, sending organisations, visa sponsorship organisations, funders, and more.

You will also ensure that the volunteers have an effective induction, and receive support and training during their placements with us. These volunteers provide vital dedicated support to our service and this role is an exciting opportunity to strengthen our model.

About you

You will possess the skills to market the Communities to potential new volunteers, as well as bring fresh and interesting ideas for developing the volunteer model further. You will have experience in recruitment, and a knowledge of volunteer development. You will also have strong communication skills, be able to deal with competing demands and the ability to demonstrate Cyrenians values in the work that you do.

How we’ll support you

We’ll encourage you to be creative and innovative, to get the best out of existing systems and implement new initiatives.

You’ll work with an experienced part-time Administrator, the wider communities’ staff team and have a supportive manager. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

  • Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.
  • Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.
  • Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.
  • Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.
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Top job! Senior Service Manager: Skills and Development (Young People)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £40,803 – £46,039
  • Edinburgh, hybrid working options available.
  • Closing 27th March 2023

Do you want to play a lead role at the heart of an organisation which makes a real difference to people’s lives?

If you’d love to lead an innovative and varied suite of programmes which improve outcomes for young people, then this could be the job for you!

About the role

This is a newly created role, due to organisational growth. We’re looking for someone to lead our new Skills and Development ‘pillar’, by bringing together some of our existing young people’s projects and services, and driving further opportunities.

This includes our:

  • Keys programmes – Key to Potential, Key to College and Key to Work – which support young people towards positive destinations
  • Our Creative Natives programme, a space where we support young people to grow their creative confidence, skills and connections in a design studio.

About you

You will have a knack for translating strategic aims into operational reality, and be keen to use your excellent management skills to create opportunities for young people to reach their potential. You’ll relish the opportunity to be in ‘from the start’ of this new pillar, building on our existing areas of expertise, and be able to identify and innovate potential areas for development.

Your skills in bringing people along with you will be invaluable, enabling you to support your team and engage with partners to create positive, innovative programmes and projects which contribute to achieving our strategic aims.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be supported by an experienced Director of Services, and join a collaborative, knowledgeable senior management team, who will support you to develop and grow in your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians’ support, including our learning programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About Cyrenians

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

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Edinburgh Outreach Services Manager

  • Full time or Part time
  • £32,295 – £36,803
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th March 2023

An exciting opportunity to take on a new role in Cyrenians, leading our specialist outreach services for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

About the role

Providing leadership and management to our specialist outreach services you will help us provide person-led support to people in a number of different community settings, including on the streets. You will ensure staff are well supported in their roles and have the resources they need to make a lasting difference to those we seek to help.

About you

You will be a strong advocate for relationship-based approaches and be able to both guide best practice and demonstrate the impact of our way of working to a range of stakeholders. You will have experience of working in homelessness and/ or health and social care setting, with a good understanding of the range of challenges people face as a cause and consequence of homelessness, and a passion for tackling these.

How we will support you

We will encourage you to be creative and innovative in your approach.

You will be part of a small team, led by a supportive manager. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Community Links Worker, Falkirk

  • Part time
  • £23,074 – £25,802 pro-rata
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 13th March 2023

Do you want to utilise your skills to make a real difference to your local community?

An exciting opportunity to join our Community Links team to support people affected by socio-economic deprivation via local GP practices

About the project

The Community Links Worker programme aims to support people to live well by strengthening connections between community resources and primary care. It’s funded by Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership’s Integration Joint Board (IJB) and delivered in partnership with GP practices and the 3rd sector.

About the role

Working in select GP surgeries in Falkirk East (Grangemouth) and Falkirk Central you will provide one-to-one person-centred support to people in contact with the GP practice team. Your role will be varied and you will work with individuals to enable them to identify personal outcomes and priorities for their health and wellbeing and link them to local and national support services and activities.

About you

You will have a genuine interest in working with people

You will have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of deprivation. You will use your excellent interpersonal skills to deliver effective one-to-one work as well as make connections with other organisations.

How we will support you

We will encourage you to be creative and innovative in your approach to supporting people.

You will be part of a small team, who will support you develop and grow in your role and have a supportive line manager.

You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

  • Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.
  • Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.
  • Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.
  • Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Administrator, City Community

  • Part time
  • £21,392 – £22,654 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th March 2023

Do you want to work in a small team making a big difference in young people’s lives?

Come and join the team at Cyrenians Communities.

About City Community

Cyrenians City Community provides accommodation for up to 7 young people who will have experienced a tough reality, potentially as a consequence of family breakdown, homelessness, drug or alcohol issues, or poor mental health. The purpose of the Communities is to provide a safe and stable community environment for young people to live, learn and develop together. Our unique approach to supported accommodation helps young people to develop their skills and build supportive relationships.

About the role

You will be the first point of contact for enquiries from a range of stakeholders including potential residents, referrers, funders, professionals, media and more.

You will work closely with the Senior Key Workers to complete the admin duties needed for the day-to-day running of the communities.

You will work directly with the Service Manager on tasks such as reporting, monitoring, evaluation, and media communication.

It may be a small team, but it has a big impact!

About You

You’ll be:

  • Flexible and well organised, with a keen eye for detail
  • Experienced in proving admin support and managing competing priorities
  • An excellent communicator
  • Calm and creative in your approach to problem solving.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining an experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

  • Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.
  • Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.
  • Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.
  • Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.
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Key Worker, Social Bite Village

  • Full time
  • £23,074 – £25,802
  • Edinburgh based
  • Closing 6th March 2023

Come and join the team at Cyrenians Communities.

Are you passionate about working with people in a person-centred way? Do you want to work in a small team making a big difference in people’s lives? Do you want to work somewhere which ensures that the voice of those with lived experience and staff working in front line roles is central to decision making?

If so, then our Key Worker role may be the one for you.

About Social Bite Village

Founded by Social Bite who partnered with Cyrenians to provide the support, the village provides temporary, supported accommodation to people who have become homeless. The village provides a home as well as the opportunity to participate in shared activities and opportunities. Our Community model is based on Cyrenians core values, prioritising trusted relationships and putting the person at the heart of the decisions which matter most to them.

About the role

You’ll be:

  • Working with residents to develop their own support plan
  • Working as part of a team, and the wider social bite partnership, to ensure the village is a homely, welcoming and safe space.
  • Supporting residents to be active in the day to day activity of the village, including decision making
  • A valued part of hardworking and committed team

It may be a small team, but it has a big impact!

About You

As a committed, compassionate and reliable member of the team, you’ll be able to develop trusted relationships with those we support and with your colleagues, and be an encouraging presence but able to work at the pace of the individual.

You will be joining a small team of staff committed to the highest quality of care and support, and always striving to do develop further. This means there will be great opportunities for you to both learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences.,

This role offers an excellent opportunity to be part of an innovative solution to homelessness.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining an experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

  • Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.
  • Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.
  • Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.
  • Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.
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Marketing and Communications Manager (maternity cover)

  • Full time
  • £32,295 – £36,803
  • Edinburgh based with some travel across Scotland as required
  • Closing 20th February 2023

Are you an experienced communications professional with a passion for delivering engaging comms and marketing campaigns? A you a creative copywriter, with an eye for detail? Do you thrive in collaborative working spaces, and enjoy creating bespoke content driven by data and research?

If so, this role leading our marketing and communications team may be perfect for you.

About the role

You will lead the delivery and implementation of our marketing and communications function, helping create and coordinate engaging and compassionate campaigns, fundraising appeals and policy work internally and externally.

Collaboration and creative thinking are essential for this role, with the ability to leave your mark on Cyrenians growing brand awareness and impact.

About You

You will be a creative individual with excellent organisational skills, attention to detail and the ability to motivate and inspire a small team in a fast-paced environment. Experience of working in marketing and communications is essential.

You will be committed to promoting inclusion, and will have experience of working with people with a broad range of life experiences.

How we’ll support you

As part of the Relationships Team you’ll be supported by experienced colleagues who share your passion to engage with different audiences. You’ll be supported by the Senior Relationships Manager and Director of Commercial and Trading, with the opportunity to work closely with colleagues across our People Team and Senior Management Team.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

  • Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.
  • Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.
  • •ntegrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.
  • Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.
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Coordinating Administrator - Foundations to Employment

  • Part time
  • £21,392 – £22,654 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th February 2023

Do you have an interest in helping vulnerable people to develop and progress their careers? Are you a whizz with databases and spreadsheets? Do you want to make a difference and be instrumental in helping people lead ‘better lives’?

If so then our Coordinating Administrator role may be the one for you.

Come and join the team at Foundations to Employment, and be part of an exciting new chapter on our journey supporting people across Edinburgh.

About Foundations to Employment

The Foundations to Employment project provides holistic, person-centred one-to-one support for people facing a range of barriers which prevent them returning to work. Using an assertive outreach approach, the project aims to help to stabilise individuals in their daily lives enough that they can move back into work through work-based training and/or volunteering.

About the Role

You’ll be:

  • The first point of contact for those reaching out to Foundations to Employment, responding to clients and referrers.
  • Supporting the team fully with all admin for the service.
  • Managing referrals and enquiries

About you

  • You will be a people-person who develops relationships that are person centred. You’ll be a good listener and passionate that everyone deserves the chance to progress in their lives.
  • You’ll be solution-focused, and enjoy developing and implementing new ideas.
  • You’ll also be highly organised, methodical and conscientious.
  • You’ll be proficient in the use of Word, Excel and Outlook, and have experience of using database systems.

How we’ll support you

This role will be fully supported by the Learning and Work Manager and the Foundations to Employment team. You will be given full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be very creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Senior Keyworker, Employability & Justice

  • Full time or Part time
  • £26,589 – £29,212
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 30th January 2023

Do you want to do a job where you can make a real difference to other people’s lives?

Are you looking for a role where every day is different and to work in a team with other innovative people?

If so, this new role working with people may be the perfect opportunity for you.

About the service

Cyrenians offers a variety of support to people within the Falkirk area to address the barriers they face to accessing services, employment, volunteering opportunities, as well as tackling social isolation. We support people to explore their next steps in life through bespoke 1:1 support and programme delivery.

About the post

This is an exciting new role following a review of our infrastructure in Falkirk. The Senior Keyworker will lead the delivery of our Employability & Justice Services designed to support people to break down the barriers to employment.

The role will line-manage a small team of Key Workers and manage a small caseload. Central to the role will be a passion for supporting people

About you

You will

·Be an outgoing individual with a creative and innovative approach.

·Have experience of working within direct service delivery and a background in employability.

·Possess a “can do” approach with strong communications skills that will enable you to engage positively with people from a variety of backgrounds

·Be an experienced line manager

How we’ll support you

You will be part of a small team and be supported by an experienced manager.

You’ll have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services. You’ll have opportunities to participate in relevant training for continued personal development, including the SVQ Assessor/Verifier Award.

About Cyrenians

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more aboutour organisationandour impactonline.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

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Housing First Keyworker, Scottish Borders

  • Full time
  • £23,074 – £25,802
  • Scottish Borders
  • Closing 31st January 2023

Are you a compassionate person who loves supporting people, and using your skills and experience to make a real difference?

If so, joining our Housing First Borders team may be the perfect opportunity for you.

About Housing First Borders

We work with people who are experiencing homelessness or have had recurring experiences of homelessness in order to find a permanent home of their own. Our principles are:

  • Housing is a human right
  • Harm reduction
  • Choice and control
  • An active engagement approach
  • Flexible support for as long as required
  • Support is based on strengths and aspirations
  • Housing and Support are discrete

About the role

You’ll carry a caseload of up to seven people who are experiencing homelessness. You’ll form supportive relationships with them and provide them with support that’s driven by their individual choices and desires. You’ll also have the opportunity to work alongside a variety of partners to ensure that people receive support in areas of their choosing, in a way that suits them best.

About you

You’ll be an excellent communicator, with a creative approach to problem solving. You’ll bring experience of forming relationships with people who face a variety of challenges in their lives including homelessness, substance usage and experience of adversity or trauma.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining a small but experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you full introduction to all aspects of Cyrenians Housing First.

You’ll have a supportive manager as well as access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

Compassion – Innovation – Integrity – Respect

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Community Links Worker

  • Full time
  • £29,212
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th December 2022

An exciting opportunity to join a new team to support people affected by socio-economic deprivation via local GP practices

About the project

The Community Links Worker programme aims to support people to live well by strengthening connections between community resources and primary care. Community Link Workers belong to a network in Edinburgh that is managed by the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership.

About the role

Working in select GP surgeries in Stockbridge and Hopetoun you will provide one-to-one person-centred support to people in contact with the GP practice team. You will work with individuals to enable them to identify personal outcomes and priorities for their health and wellbeing and link them to local and national support services and activities.

About you

You will have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of deprivation. You will use your excellent interpersonal skills to deliver effective one-to-one work as well as make connections with other organisations.

How we will support you

We will encourage you to be creative and innovative in your approach to supporting people.

You will be part of a small team, led by a supportive manager. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Community Links Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,622 – £25,295
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 30th November 2022

An exciting opportunity to join a new team to support people affected by socio-economic deprivation via local GP practices

About the project

The Community Links Worker programme aims to support people to live well by strengthening connections between community resources and primary care. It’s funded by Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership’s Integration Joint Board (IJB) and delivered in partnership with GP practices and the 3rd sector.

About the role

Working in select GP surgeries in Falkirk East (Grangemouth) and Falkirk Central you will provide one-to-one person-centred support to people in contact with the GP practice team. You will work with individuals to enable them to identify personal outcomes and priorities for their health and wellbeing and link them to local and national support services and activities.

About you

You will have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of deprivation. You will use your excellent interpersonal skills to deliver effective one-to-one work as well as make connections with other organisations.

How we will support you

We will encourage you to be creative and innovative in your approach to supporting people.

You will be part of a small team, who will support you develop and grow in your role and have a supportive line manager.

You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Falkirk Service Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £22,622 – £25,295 pro-rata
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 23rd November 2022

Do you want to utilise your skills and make a real difference to the services we deliver?

If you love a to-do list, juggling a varied workload, and ensuring projects (and people!) run like clockwork, then this could be the job for you!

About Cyrenians in Falkirk

Our office is based within Arnotdale House, Dollar Park in Falkirk. We have recently undergone a review of our infrastructure to make best use of our resources to consolidate and grow the services to meet the needs of the people we work with. This is a new post designed to support us moving forward.

The successful postholder will be an integral part of the team and contributing to the delivery of Cyrenians Strategic Plan.

About the role

Key areas for the postholder to utilise their skills will be:

·Supporting Falkirk Management Team to gather relevant research and policy documents to inform service development

·Supporting Falkirk Management Team in the completion of funding applications

·Supporting Falkirk Management Team to update organisational databases

·Lead on petty cash distribution and reconciliation

·Lead on maintaining Invoice Spreadsheet

·Organize meetings/events (virtually and in-person) including distribution of paperwork, arranging refreshments, break out rooms and note-taking as required

·Calendar management for meetings and events

About you

You’ll bring relevant experience in an administrative support role with a ‘can-do’ attitude and genuinely interested in working with a range of people.

Your attention to detail and excellent time management will support the work we do. Your desire to work in Third Sector will enhance your job satisfaction by knowing that your contribution is helping others.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be part of an enthusiastic, knowledgeable staff team who will help you develop and grow in your role and a supportive manager. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more aboutour organisationandour impactonline.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

Website

www.cyrenians.scot

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Falkirk Service Manager

  • Full time or Part time
  • £31,662 – £36,081
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 21st November 2022

Are you looking for a new role managing innovative, high-achieving service’s with skilled staff and ambitious plans?

Following a recent internal structural change to support the future of our work, we are looking for an experienced manager with excellent leadership skills and the vision to grow the exciting work we deliver to reach more people.

About the role

Cyrenians offers a variety of support to people within the Falkirk area to address the barriers they face to accessing services, employment, volunteering opportunities, as well as tackling social isolation.

The role offers the opportunity to innovate, develop and lead people and services, with a balance of:

·Leading, managing and developing a skilled, ambitious team

·Managing, monitoring and evaluating high-quality service delivery

·Building and facilitating collaborative relationships and partnerships

·Developing operational plans and contributing to strategic plans and activities

·Ensuring financial sustainability through identifying funding and budgeting effectively

·Opportunities to grow our services and reach more people.

·Working within a number of funding streams and partners

Services within the role

Community facing service within Camelon as part of Our Place Lottery Funding

·Community Link’s service, part of the national Community Link worker programme being implemented within GP surgeries

·Young people service

·Mental Health and Wellbeing Services

·Implementation and development of new services

About You

You’ll be:

Motivatedto channel your skills in line management and consolidating services.

Innovativeand able to identify gaps in service delivery and transfer these into funding opportunities.

Experiencedin managing services with a number of funding streams.

Strong communicatorenabling you to engage with people from a variety of backgrounds.

Drivento work in the Third Sector and for a values led organisation.

How we’ll support you

We will encourage you to be creative and innovative in your approach.

You’ll be joining an experienced team that willsupport you develop and grow in your rolegrow.You will have a supportive line manager, andaccess to our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services. There will also be opportunities to participate in relevant training for continued personal development.

About Cyrenians

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more aboutour organisationandour impactonline.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

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Community Gardener – Community Payback

  • Part time
  • £22,622 – £25,296 pro-rata
  • Based in Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th November 2022

Are you passionate about working with people and providing meaningful activities? Do you want to make a big difference and work outdoors in a beautiful community garden?

If so, then our Community Gardener role may be the one for you.

About our community garden project

We support people in our community garden to feel part of something, learn new skills and create a place where people feel close to nature.

This post supports the management of people on community payback orders. The focus is on creating and managing a programme of gardening and landscaping activity for those on payback orders to participant in.

We support a maximum of four people at a time to help create and maintain beautiful gardens for the hospital and local community to enjoy.

We aim to support people to gain new skills and to be better connected in their community.

About the role

You’ll be:

• Supporting and encouraging people on community payback orders to take part in the maintenance and vision of the community garden

• Working as part of a team, with some lone working, to ensure the gardens are well maintained and people are offered meaningful gardening activities

• Supporting people to gain new skills

About You

We are looking for someone who has a genuine interest and knowledge of gardening and working in the outdoors. You will be someone who has excellent interpersonal skills and has a want to inspire and motivate people while maintaining strong professional boundaries.

There will be great opportunities for you to learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining an experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Emotional Health and Wellbeing Lead (SCCR)

  • Part time
  • £26,068 – £28,639 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh with some travel across Scotland.
  • Closing 26th October 2022

About Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution

Family relationship breakdown is one of the biggest causes of youth homelessness.

We work with young people and families experiencing conflict which is affecting their relationships and lives, including providing mediation and activities. We also provide free training and events which support professionals to better understand conflict, emotional needs and relationships.

About the role

The Emotional Health and Wellbeing Lead is a new post created to ensure that we are able to continue to evolve our work and extend our reach. The postholder will be responsible for taking forward our work with children and young people within Cyrenians’ Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR). The role will deliver on our earlier intervention strategy to tackle youth homelessness and our work to transform the emotional and human cost of conflict.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be innovate and drive our focus in this area. Key opportunities include:

  • Creating and building links with schools and youth agencies to enable us to reach and support more young people.
  • Developing, delivering, promoting and evaluating workshops, activities, resources and digital content which support children and young people to develop skills and confidence to transform conflict and improve their relationships, health and wellbeing.
  • Ensuring children and young people’s voices and participation play a key part in our planning, services and strategies.
  • Undertaking research which will develop the scope and reach of our work, ensuring it is evidence-based.

About you

You’ll be passionate about conflict resolution, with experience in research, psychology and creative practices which empower children and/or young people to engage and participate in activities. You’ll enjoy working with children and young people, and have experience in delivering engaging and meaningful activities in a values-led manner.

About Cyrenians

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

How we’ll support you

We’ll encourage you to be creative and innovative, and to take a proactive approach to planning and implementing new activities. You’ll join a knowledgeable, passionate team, with a supportive senior manager. You’ll also gain access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

Website: cyrenians.scot

Website: scottishconflictresolution.org.uk

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Key Worker (casual work), LEAP Out of Hours Care Project

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st October 2022

Come and join the team at Cyrenians

Are you passionate about working with people in a person-centred way? Are you looking for some flexible hours, doing something that makes a difference to the lives of people in recovery?

If so, then this casual worker role may be the one for you.

About LEAP out of Hours Care service

We support up to 8 participants at a time to live within our therapeutic community, where we provide a supportive and safe space.

During the day, participants attend the NHS Lothian and Edinburgh Abstinence Project (LEAP). This is an intensive programme for those who want to stop drinking or using drugs. The programme is delivered over 12 weeks and participants attend a structured programme Monday to Friday.

In the evenings and on weekends we provide support, a friendly ear, and therapeutic activities to the community.

About the role

You’ll be:

  • Covering shifts and encouraging participants in their recovery journey
  • Helping ensure the Community is a homely, welcoming and safe space
  • Ensuring that all participants and peer workers have a space to feel heard and be able to contribute to decisions about the community

It may be a small team, but it has a big impact!

About You

We are looking for someone who is great at building relationships with people, and maintaining strong professional boundaries.

Some knowledge or lived experience of the issues that lead to or affect addiction and recovery will be important.

There will be great opportunities for you to learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining an experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

  • Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.
  • Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.
  • Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.
  • Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.
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Key Worker, LEAP Out of Hours Care Project

  • Part time
  • £22,622 – £25,296 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th October 2022

Come and join the team at Cyrenians

Are you passionate about working with people in a person-centred way?

Do you want to make a big difference to the lives of people in recovery?

If so, then our Key Worker role may be the one for you.

About LEAP out of Hours Care service

We support up to 8 participants at a time to live within our therapeutic community, where we provide a supportive and safe space.

During the day, participants attend the NHS Lothian and Edinburgh Abstinence Project (LEAP). This is an intensive programme for those who want to stop drinking or using drugs. The programme is delivered over 12 weeks and participants attend a structured programme Monday to Friday.

In the evenings and on weekends we provide support, a friendly ear, and therapeutic activities to the community.

About the role

You’ll be:

  • Supporting and encouraging participants in their recovery journey
  • Working as part of a team, with some lone working, to ensure the Community is a homely, welcoming and safe space
  • Ensuring that all participants and peer workers have a space to feel heard and be able to contribute to decisions about the community

It may be a small team, but it has a big impact!

About You

We are looking for someone who is great at building relationships with people, and maintaining strong professional boundaries.

Some knowledge or lived experience of the issues that lead to or affect addiction and recovery will be important.

There will be great opportunities for you to learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining an experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

  • Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.
  • Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.
  • Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.
  • Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.
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Business Support Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £22,622 – £25,295
  • Blended working from home or any Cyrenians site
  • Closing 31st October 2022

Do you want to work at the heart of an organisation which makes a real difference to people’s lives?

If you love a to-do list, juggling a varied workload, and ensuring projects (and people!) run like clockwork, then this could be the job for you!

About Cyrenians

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a values-led and relationships based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online.

About the role

Our Corporate Services team is the engine room of Cyrenians, supporting our people and services to tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness.

As Business Support Coordinator you’ll be responsible for:

  • Directly working with our CEO to manage his inbox and diary.
  • Supporting our Leadership team with project, report and meeting preparation.
  • Coordinating events, from team meetings to our big annual staff conference.
  • Sourcing, organising and monitoring use of licences and resources.

About you

You’ll be an experienced coordinator with a proactive attitude and a cool head.

As you’ll have the opportunity to work with a broad range of people, you’ll be flexible and approachable, with the ability to adapt your communication style to achieve shared goals.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be part of an experienced, knowledgeable team, with a supportive manager, who will help you develop and grow in your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Innovation

Website

cyrenians.scot

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Key Worker (part time)

  • Part time
  • £22,622 – £25,296 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th October 2022

Are you looking for a role where every day is different and you work in a team to make a real difference to young people’s lives?

Do you want to work directly with young people in the community rather than being stuck behind a desk?

If so, this role may be the perfect opportunity for you!

About the post

Using an outreach approach, the post holder will provide key work, careers guidance and tailored support to young people identified by their school as at risk of leaving without a positive destination, likely to be struggling to engage with mainstream curriculum and have experienced disrupted attendance.

About you

You should be experienced in working with vulnerable young people, have the ability to build excellent working relationships; and be positive, creative and flexible in delivering support. You should also have the ability to demonstrate our values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be working independently as part of a team of skilled, experienced keyworkers with a supportive manager.

You will have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About the service

Cyrenians Key to Potential service provides holistic, person-centred support, to help young people coming up to school-leaving-age to progress into further education, training, or secure employment. This new post is an extension to the Key to Potential project, in response to increasing demand.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Administrator (Golden Years Community Connecting Service for Older People)

  • Part time
  • £20,094 – £22,028 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th September 2022

Do you love working with older people? Do you have an interest in measuring impact? Are you a whizz with databases and spreadsheets? Do you want to make a difference and be instrumental in helping people have more ‘good days’?

If so then our Administrator role may be the one for you.

Come and join the team at Cyrenians Golden Years, and be part of an exciting new chapter on our journey supporting older people across Edinburgh.

About Golden Years

Golden Years aims to combat loneliness and isolation for people aged 60 plus living in Edinburgh. We use a mixture of keywork and trained volunteers to offer support in a holistic way, helping people break down the barriers which are preventing them from connecting with their community and living their lives.

About the Role

You’ll be:

  • The first point of contact for those reaching out to Golden Years, responding to clients, volunteers and referrers.
  • Learning of our clients’ needs, interests, the challenges they face, and what matters most to them.
  • Supporting the team fully with all admin for the service.
  • Managing referrals and enquiries

About you

  • You will be a people-person who develops relationships that are person centred. You’ll be a good listener and passionate about the rights of older people.
  • You’ll be solution focussed, and enjoy developing and implementing new ideas.
  • You’ll also be highly organised, methodical and conscientious.
  • You’ll be proficient in the use of Word, Excel and Outlook, and have experience of using database systems.

How we’ll support you

This role will be fully supported by the Golden Years Manager and team. You will be given full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

  • Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.
  • Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.
  • Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.
  • Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be very creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.
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Visitor Centre Key Worker

  • Part time
  • £22,622 – £25,295 pro-rata
  • HMP Addiewell, West Calder
  • Closing 26th September 2022

Are you compassionate about people? Do you know how to support someone when they need a shoulder to cry on?

If so, this role could be of interest to you.

About the project

Since 2017 Cyrenians has been running the Visitors’ Centre at HMP Addiewell. We are committed to supporting families affected by imprisonment. Our centre is open during prison visiting times and we offer families who visit Addiewell a space that is therapeutic, fun and supportive.

About the role

  • You will support families who are affected by imprisonment by being their emotional and practical support when required.
  • You will also make links with other local organisations in order be able to help families access additional activities and/or support.
  • You will also help and support children and young people during their family bonding visits.

About you

This is a great opportunity for someone who is committed to working with families to support meaningful contact with their loved one throughout a period of imprisonment. You should be approachable, and work in a trauma informed way during each interaction with those who visit. You should be innovative in your approach to everyday working; as well being as a good communicator with strong listening skills. Sensitive to the needs of prisoner’s families, you should also be unafraid of being a bit silly when required!

How we will support you

You will be working within a small knowledgeable team who will give you a full induction to all aspects of Cyrenians HMP Addiewell visitor centre. You’ll have a supportive manager, and direct line management from a senior key worker as well as access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

  • Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.
  • Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.
  • Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.
  • Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.
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Visitor Centre Key Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • HMP Addiewell, West Calder
  • Closing 30th September 2022

Are you compassionate about people? Do you know how to support someone when they need a shoulder to cry on?

If so, this role could be of interest to you.

About the project

Since 2017 Cyrenians has been running the Visitors’ Centre at HMP Addiewell. We are committed to supporting families affected by imprisonment. Our centre is open during prison visiting times and we offer families who visit Addiewell a space that is therapeutic, fun and supportive.

About the role

You will support families who are affected by imprisonment by being their emotional and practical support when required.

You will also help and support children and young people during their family bonding visits.

About you

This is a great opportunity for someone who is committed to working with families to support meaningful contact with their loved one throughout a period of imprisonment. You should be approachable, and work in a trauma informed way during each interaction with those who visit. You should be innovative in your approach to everyday working; as well being as a good communicator with strong listening skills. Sensitive to the needs of prisoner’s families, you should also be unafraid of being a bit silly when required!

How we will support you

You will be working within a small knowledgeable team who will give you a full induction to all aspects of Cyrenians HMP Addiewell visitor centre. You’ll have a supportive manager, and be offered regular group supervision catch ups.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

  • Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.
  • Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.
  • Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.
  • Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.
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Administrator, Social Bite Village

  • Part time
  • £20,094 – £22,028 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th September 2022

Come and join the team at Cyrenians Communities.

Are you passionate about working with people in a person-centred way? Do you want to work in a small team making a big difference in people’s lives? Do you want to work somewhere which ensures that the voice of those with lived experience and staff working in front line roles is central to decision making?

If so, then our Administrator role may be the one for you.

About Social Bite Village

Founded by Social Bite who partnered with Cyrenians to provide the support, the village provides temporary, supported accommodation to people who have become homeless. The village provides a home as well as the opportunity to participate in shared activities and opportunities. Our Community model is based on Cyrenians core values, prioritising trusted relationships and putting the person at the heart of the decisions which matter most to them.

About the role

You’ll be:

  • Working with the team to record the work they do
  • Working as part of a team, to ensure the village is a welcoming and safe space for all the people who visit and make enquiries
  • Completing the administrative duties which ensure the smooth day to day running of the Village
  • A valued part of hardworking and committed team. Supporting the Manager to with reporting, monitoring and evaluation.

It may be a small team, but it has a big impact!

About You

As a committed, compassionate and reliable member of the team, you will have strong organisational and communication skills, a keen eye for detail, and a willingness to go the extra mile. You will have the ability to remain calm in a crisis, deal with competing priorities, and the ability to demonstrate Cyrenians values in the work that you do.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining an experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

  • Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.
  • Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.
  • Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.
  • Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.
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Housing First Keyworker, Scottish Borders

  • Full time
  • £22,622 – £25,295
  • Scottish Borders
  • Closing 19th September 2022

Are you a creative person with in-depth knowledge or experience of homelessness, recovery, and a background of working with people?

If so, this new role in our Housing First Borders team may be the perfect opportunity for you.

About the service

Housing First Borders works with people who are experiencing homelessness or have had recurring experiences of homelessness in order to find a permanent home of their own.

About the role

You will be responsible for working alongside people who are experiencing homelessness, forming supportive relationships and providing support that is driven by individual choices and desires. You will work alongside a variety of partners to ensure that people receive support in areas of their choosing in a way that suits them best.

About You

You will be an outgoing individual with excellent interpersonal skills and a creative approach to problem solving. You will have experience of forming relationships with people who face a variety of challenges in their lives including homelessness, substance usage and experience of adversity or trauma

You will carry a caseload of up to 7 people and work in line with the Housing First principles

  • Housing is a human right
  • Harm reduction
  • Choice and control
  • An active engagement approach
  • Flexible support for as long as required
  • Support is based on strengths and aspirations
  • Housing and Support are discrete

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining a small but experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you full introduction to all aspects of Cyrenians Housing First.

You’ll have a supportive manager as well as access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

  • Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.
  • Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.
  • Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.
  • Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

Website: cyrenians.scot

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People Services Coordinator (maternity cover)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £22,622
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th July 2022

Are you extremely organised with great communication skills? Are you enthusiastic in your work and passionate about people?

If so then our People Services Coordinator role may be for you!

About the role

Our People Team supports our staff to do their jobs safely and effectively, covering all aspects of HR, learning and development, and volunteering. We are looking for an efficient, reliable and proactive individual to support our people functions, particularly the coordination of our staff recruitment and on-boarding processes. The role also provides support to our Compliance and Corporate Services colleagues and is a point of contact for general enquiries to the organisation.

About you

You’ll be:

• Someone who thrives on supporting our people to be the best they can be

• Able to communicate compassionately and clearly with everyone you come into contact with

• Extremely proficient in using IT, including MS Office, Zoom and Teams and able to pick up new systems quickly.

• Extremely organised and you’ll be able to meet deadlines and proactively prioritise your own workload

• Innovative and able to contribute to the design and implementation of new processes to increase efficiency and communication

How we’ll support you

You’ll have enthusiastic, knowledgeable colleagues, and a supportive and experienced manager. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About Us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

Our values drive everything that we do. We are looking for someone whose values align with our own:

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Community Resilience Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,068 – £28,639
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th July 2022

Are you passionate about working with older people and supporting them to have more ‘good days’? Are you creative in your approach and enthusiastic about system change? Do you believe that people are experts in their own lives?

Our Community Resilience Worker role may be the one for you.

Come and join our new and innovative City-Wide Resilience Service, and be part of an exciting and ambitious team supporting older people across Edinburgh.

About the City-Wide Resilience Service (Older People)

The Resilience Service aims to work holistically and person centred with people aged 60 plus living in Edinburgh. Providing comprehensive keywork to individual clients, helping break down the barriers which are preventing them from living healthy fulfilled lives and becoming more resilient in coping with life adversities. We will also work with colleagues in client/patient facing roles to help them access vital support for the older people they support.

The Edinburgh Community Resilience Programme will fund this work delivered in partnership with QMU, making positive futures a reality.

About the Role

You’ll be:

• Building trusted relationships with older people, providing one-to-one holistic case work in their home environment including income maximisation, housing needs awareness, access to health and well-being services, re-connecting with local community.

• Learning of their needs, interests, the challenges they face, and what matters most to them.

• Engaging and creating partnerships with the wider community (residents, other professionals, volunteers, business owners, etc.)

· Working in close partnership with Queen Margaret University researchers to support the research processes.

About you

You will be a people-person and relationship focussed. You’ll be a good listener and passionate about the rights of older people.

You’ll be solution focussed, and enjoy developing and implementing new ideas.

You will be values led in your approach and be committed to acting as an advocate for the people you support.

You’ll have experience of working with older people in community-based settings as well as the confidence to work autonomously.

You’ll also be highly organised, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and have experience of using database systems.

How we’ll support you

This role will be fully supported by the service manager and team and our partners (QMU, Thrive). You will be given full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be very creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

This post is initially funded for 3 years by The Edinburgh Community Resilience Programme.

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Community Gardener

  • Full time or Part time
  • £22,622 – £25,296
  • Walled Garden, Falkirk
  • Closing 25th July 2022

Do you want to work outdoors, explore your creative flair, and make a real difference to your local community?

If you have a passion for growing plants and supporting people to grow this could be the perfect role for you! Would you enjoy contributing and implementing new innovative ideas in our walled garden, helping to develop a ‘growing and maintenance’ plan?

A new opportunity for a Community Gardner within our Falkirk services has arisen that could be perfect for you!

About the Walled Garden

The Walled Garden is one of Cyrenians public facing services, where we support people on Community Payback Orders to put back into the community and develop their own horticultural skills.

Set in a public space of half an acre within Dollar Park, Falkirk the garden is highly valued by the community, and is a home for events, volunteering and enjoying the tranquillity it has to offer.

About the role

As Community Gardener you’ll contribute to developing a creative and interactive garden and programme for those engaging with our services. You’ll be surprised at how many opportunities you’ll have to perfect planting, bring new ideas and share your enthusiasm and garden knowledge with others. As you’d imagine, there are plenty of chances to get your hands dirty – and it’s safe to say you’ll never be bored!

You’ll be part of a small garden team who engage with a real variety of people to help us we meet our aims, including those on community payback orders and community volunteers.

About you

You’ll be an experienced gardener with a dynamic ‘can-do’ attitude and a genuine interest in people, gardening and working outdoors. Your enthusiasm and positive outlook will help you nurture an environment where people feel safe, valued and an opportunity to gain new skills

What we can offer you

· Our garden services are delivered 7 days a week and offer working flexibility for the postholder and meeting service delivery needs.

You’ll be part of an enthusiastic, knowledgeable staff team who will help you develop and grow in your role and a supportive line manager

You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

Opportunities to participate in any relevant training for continued personal development.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

· Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

· Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

· Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

· Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Children’s Worker

  • Part time
  • £22,622 – £25,296 pro-rata
  • HMP Addiewell, West Lothian
  • Closing 6th July 2022

Are you creative and an outside-of-the-box thinker? Do you know how to engage young people in play and encourage their creativity?

If so, this role could be right up your street.

About the project

Since 2017 Cyrenians has been running the Visitors’ Centre at HMP Addiewell. We are committed to supporting families affected by imprisonment. Our centre is open during prison visiting times and we offer families who visit Addiewell a space that is therapeutic, fun and supportive.

About the role

This is a new post to enhance the work we do with children and families at HMP Addiewell during their visits.

You will design and deliver engaging activities, suitable to the space, that encourage creativity in the young people and help them have the best visit experience possible – the more glitter the better!

You will also make links with other local organisations in order be able to help families access additional activities and/or support.

About you

This is a great opportunity for a creative individual who has experience of working with children. You should be innovative in your approach to play and engaging with children; as well being as a good communicator with strong listening skills. Sensitive to the needs of prisoner’s families, you should also be unafraid of being a bit silly when required!

How we will support you

You will be working within a small knowledgeable team who will give you a full induction to all aspects of Cyrenians HMP Addiewell visitor centre. You’ll have a supportive manager, and direct line management from a senior key worker as well as access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Arts and Wellbeing Senior Keyworker

  • Full time
  • £26,068 – £28,639
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 11th July 2022

Are you passionate about the Arts, and understand the benefits they can have for young people’s wellbeing?

Do you want to do a job where you can make a real difference to other people’s lives?

Are you looking for a role where every day is different and to work in a team with other creative people?

If so, this new role working with young people may be the perfect opportunity for you.

About the post

The Senior Keyworker will lead the delivery and implementation of arts-based activities at Creative Natives designed to support wellbeing as well managing a small team of keyworkers. Central to the role will be a passion for art and a belief in the importance of creativity to promote wellbeing in young people.

We support young people to explore their next steps in life through the medium of creativity in all its forms including art, music, fashion, animation, photography, graphic design and web design.

It's an exciting time to join Creative Natives as the service is expanding to provide support to young people experiencing eating disorders through a programme of arts/creativity-based activity and where possible also to their siblings and families to improve wellbeing through art.

About you

You will be an outgoing individual with a creative and innovative approach. Experience of working with young people and a background in, or understanding of, mental health issues in young people is essential.

Ideally you will have some knowledge of, or experience of working with, young people with eating disorders.

You should be passionate about helping young people reach their potential and experienced in building positive relationships.

You’ll have an interest in art and creativity, and keen to use your excellent relationship-building and organisational skills to make ‘small differences’ to improve the wellbeing of others.

You will have experience of managing a team and be an approachable and responsible individual.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be working independently, managing a team of keyworkers with a supportive service manager. You will have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About the service

Creative Natives is an art-based project that uses creativity to promote positive mental health and wellbeing with young people aged 12-24 in a safe creative studio. This includes those who have disengaged from school and need additional support, and those who have left school with no positive destination. Many of the attendees have experienced poor mental health due to a number of factors including neurodiversity, gender identity, social anxiety and exclusion, often aggravated by social isolation caused by the pandemic.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Arts and Wellbeing Keyworkers

  • Part time
  • £22,622 – £25,296 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 11th July 2022

young people’s wellbeing?

Are you looking for a role where every day is different and you work in a team with other creative people to make a real difference to other people’s lives?

If so, this new role working with young people may be the perfect opportunity for you!

About the post

We’re expanding Creative Natives to provide support to young people who are experiencing eating disorders.

Our new Arts and Wellbeing Keyworkers will support young people, and their families, by creating, planning and facilitating a programme of arts/creativity-based activity.

They will directly support young people to improve their wellbeing and explore their next steps in life, through the medium of creativity in all its forms including art, music, fashion, animation, photography, graphic design and web design.

About you

Our new Arts and Wellbeing Keyworker will be experienced in working with young people and have experience or understanding of mental health issues.

You’ll be interested in art and creativity, and keen to use your excellent relationship-building and organisational skills to make ‘small differences’ to improve the wellbeing of others.

While knowledge or experience of working with young people with eating disorders would be beneficial, being passionate about helping young people reach their potential is even more important.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be working independently as part of a team of skilled, experienced keyworkers with a supportive manager. We will encourage you use your creativity to innovate new activities, and support you to introduce them.

You will have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About the service

Creative Natives is an art-based project that uses creativity to promote positive mental health and wellbeing with young people aged 12-24 in a safe, support Creative Studio. This includes those who have disengaged from school and need additional support, and those who have left school with no positive destination.

Many of our attendees have experienced poor mental health due to a number of factors including neurodiversity, gender identity, social anxiety and exclusion, often aggravated by social isolation caused by the pandemic.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Service Manager – Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution

  • Part time
  • £31,662 – £36,081 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh – hybrid working
  • Closing 4th July 2022

Are you looking for a new role managing an innovative, high-achieving service with skilled staff and ambitious plans?

We’re looking for an experienced and innovative manager to guide and grow our Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution – so if you’re a self-motivated Manager with great leadership skills, this could be the perfect role for you!

About the role

Our new Service Manager will manage a small team, with an ambitious vision: to transform conflict to improve the relationships and lives of young people and families.

The role offers the opportunity to innovate, develop and lead people and activities, with a balance of:

· Leading, managing and developing a skilled, ambitious team

· Managing, monitoring and evaluating high-quality service delivery

· Building and facilitating collaborative relationships and partnerships

· Developing operational plans and contributing to strategic plans and activities

· Ensuring financial sustainability through identifying funding and budgeting effectively

· Communicating and increasing SCCR’s profile and reputation as a centre of excellence

About You

Our new Service Manager will be driven by our work, and motivated to channel their skills to bringing positive change to our service, and the impact it has on our young people and families.

We appreciate that with such a wide-ranging post, you may not have experience in all of the above! We welcome applications from anyone with strong experience in managing, developing and funding services or projects.

While experience in conflict and/or work with young people and families would be beneficial, your leadership skills, management ability and alignment with our values are the key factors.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be working independently with a supportive manager and a range of internal and external colleagues and partnerships. You will have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

· Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

· Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

· Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

· Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

Websites: cyrenians.scot scottishconflictresoulution.org.uk

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Key Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,622 – £25,295
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th June 2022

Come and join the team at Cyrenians Communities.

Are you passionate about working with people in a person-centred way? Do you want to work in a small team making a big difference in people’s lives? Do you want to work somewhere which ensures that the voice of those with lived experience and staff working in front line roles is central to decision making?

If so, then our Key Worker role may be the one for you.

About Social Bite Village

Founded by Social Bite who partnered with Cyrenians to provide the support, the village provides temporary, supported accommodation to people who have become homeless. The village provides a home as well as the opportunity to participate in shared activities and opportunities. Our Community model is based on Cyrenians core values, prioritising trusted relationships and putting the person at the heart of the decisions which matter most to them.

About the role

You’ll be:

·Working with residents to develop their own support plan

·Working as part of a team, and the wider social bite partnership, to ensure the village is a homely, welcoming and safe space.

·Supporting residents to be active in the day to day activity of the village, including decision making

·A valued part of hardworking and committed team

It may be a small team, but it has a big impact!

About You

As a committed, compassionate and reliable member of the team, you’ll be able to develop trusted relationships with those we support and with your colleagues, and be an encouraging presence but able to work at the pace of the individual.

You will be joining a small team of staff committed to the highest quality of care and support, and always striving to do develop further. This means there will be great opportunities for you to both learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences.,

This role offers an excellent opportunity to be part of an innovative solution to homelessness.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining an experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

·Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

·Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

·Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

·Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Supporter Care Coordinator, Relationships Team

  • Part time
  • £22,622 – £25,296 pro-rata
  • Based in Edinburgh with opportunities for flexible and blended working.
  • Closing 14th June 2022

About the Relationships Team

Relationships are at the heart of what we do, with those we support and those who support us too.

Fresh from delivering record-breaking appeals and achieving great success with new fundraising methods, we’re building a brilliant fundraising team to continue delivering increases in unrestricted income; in line with our strategic goal to ‘Grow our resilience by investing in our people and increasing the diversity of our supporters and income’.

About the role

This role is responsible for looking after our amazing supporters, donors and fundraisers that make what we do possible. You will be their first point of contact, giving you the chance to nurture positive supporter relationships by providing excellent stewardship.

This role is an essential part of our Relationships Team - incorporating Fundraising and Communications. It is a rewarding role and is part of a collaborative, supportive and motivated team.

About you

You’ll be an experienced administrator with a ‘can-do’ attitude and a genuine interest in putting our supporters first. Your attention to detail will ensure you’re a whizz at recording and processing donations, and generally supporting putting fundraising ideas into action.

Like us, you’ll be relationships-based and values-led in all that you do. Your excellent organisational skills will keep you on track in a varied role, and your strong interpersonal skills will allow you to inspire all kinds of supporters who choose to tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness with us.

How we’ll support you

We’ll encourage you to be creative and innovative in the supporter care you provide, giving you the ownership to build relationships you’re proud of.

You’ll be part of an enthusiastic, knowledgeable team of staff and volunteers, with a supportive manager. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

  • Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.
  • Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.
  • Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.
  • Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.
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Trustee Vacancy (Voluntary)

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th June 2022

Are you passionate about a fairer, more inclusive society? Would you like to join an innovative, compassionate charity that’s leading the way in tackling the causes and consequences of homelessness?

Our values-led and relationship-based services support people excluded from family, home, work, or communities. As need for our services has grown, so have we, and we’re looking for new trustees to contribute to our vision and five-year plan.

We’re particularly keen to add people with critical thinking skills and/or experience in health, employability or education. You may have gained this through working in policy, or in the third or public sector, or through lived experience.

We’d like to enhance our board to better reflect the diverse individuals and communities we work alongside, so we welcome applications from all backgrounds. Cyrenians is a place for learning, innovating and connecting, so whether you’re already an experienced trustee, or taking your first step, we’d love to hear from you.

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Art Therapist

  • Part time
  • £28,639 pro-rata
  • Central Scotland/ a blend of in person and remote support
  • Closing 1st June 2022

Are you a qualified Art Therapist looking to support young people to communicate their needs positively to others?

About the projects you will be working on

Keeping Families Together supporting young people in secure care and other members of their families and will involve face 2 face working and 1 day a week you will be working mainly remotely within our Live Life project which supports veterans and their families. Both projects are national so there will be an expectation to travel.

About the role

This is a new role. You will

  • Assess the needs of your clients by listening and providing guidance
  • Work creatively with various client groups in a therapeutic setting, ensuring a safe and secure environment
  • Encourage clients to experiment with a range of art materials such as clay, paint, ink, pastels and paper
  • Enable clients to explore their artwork and the process they used to create it
  • Assess and understand your clients' feelings or temperament
  • Communicate through art and a shared art experience to support your clients and facilitate positive changes in their behaviour, communication and wellbeing

About you

You will have

  • An interest in, and commitment to, the visual arts
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong observation and listening skills
  • The ability to gain your clients' trust, facilitate learning and encourage participation
  • The capacity to empathise with people who may have difficulties in communicating their feelings
  • The ability to work effectively with individuals and in groups
  • Creativity and imagination
  • An understanding of client confidentiality and dealing with sensitive issues
  • A flexible and resourceful approach to work

How we will support you

You will be working within a well-established team who will give you a full induction to all aspects of Cyrenians Mediation and Support Projects.You’ll have a supportive manager as well as access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

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Places and Projects Coordinator

  • Full time or Part time
  • £22,622 – £25,296
  • Across sites in Edinburgh, West Lothian and Falkirk
  • Closing 27th May 2022

Do you have a passion for creating positive living environments?

If so, this new, varied and rewarding Places and Projects Coordinator role could be yours!

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

From tenements in Edinburgh to our farm in West Lothian, our communities are at the heart of what we do; directly supporting individuals experiencing homelessness.

About the role

As Places and Projects Coordinator you’ll work closely with our Communities and Compliance teams to ensure our residential sites provide accessible, comfortable, home environments – inside and out – which live our values and meet all regulations and standards.

You’ll be involved in all aspects of building maintenance, including risk management, coordinating utilities and purchasing amenities. You’ll use your organisational and communication skills to liaise directly with contractors, landlords and service providers to improve our properties, and resolve any challenges that naturally arise at such diverse sites.

You’ll also find opportunities to help our wider teams achieve their property goals, such as finding new spaces or improving our existing places.

About you

You’ll be a natural organiser with a genuine interest in property who understands the difference a positive living environment can make. You’ll have an uncanny knack for problem-solving and thrive on creating and maintaining high standards, including around compliance, health and safety.

You’ll bring experience of working with third parties like landlords and suppliers, and achieving best value when doing so. You will be strong on compliance around your area of expertise.

How we’ll support you

We’ll encourage you to be creative and innovative, and to take a pragmatic approach to your work.

You’ll have enthusiastic, knowledgeable colleagues, and a supportive and experienced manager. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

Our values

Our values drive everything that we do, and are at the heart of our communities. We are looking for someone whose values align with our own:

  • Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.
  • Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.
  • Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.
  • Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Community Groups Builder

  • Part time
  • £28,639 pro-rata
  • Golden Years Community Connecting Service for Older People, Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th May 2022

Do you love working with older people? Are you passionate about system change? Do you want to make a difference to communities where there is a lack of resource and support available? Could you be instrumental in helping people have more ‘good days’?

If so then our Community Groups Builder role may be the one for you.

Come and join the team at Cyrenians Golden Years, and be part of an exciting new chapter on our journey supporting older people across Edinburgh.

About Golden Years

Golden Years aims to combat loneliness and isolation for people aged 60 plus living in Edinburgh. We use a mixture of keywork and trained volunteers to offer support in a holistic way, helping people break down the barriers which are preventing them from connecting with their community and living their lives.

The National Lottery Community Fund is providing the opportunity for Golden Years to work with local communities, to empower older people to come together, share experiences, and make positive changes in their community.

About the Role

You’ll be:

• Engaging with local older people, seeking out spaces to bring them together.

• Learning of their needs, interests, the challenges they face, and what matters most to them.

• Build connections with the wider community (residents, business owners, other professionals, volunteers etc.)

• Setting up and delivering a range of group work activities for older people, in response to what they feel would enrich their lives.

• Implementing social & leisure activities based on need.

About you

You will be a people-person who develops relationships that are person centred. You’ll be a good listener and passionate about the rights of older people.

You’ll be solution focussed, and enjoy developing and implementing new ideas.

You’ll have experience of working with older people working in community-based settings; as well as the confidence to work autonomously.

You’ll also be highly organised, proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and have experience of using database systems.

How we’ll support you

This role will be fully supported by the Golden Years Manager and team. You will be given full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be very creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

This post is initially funded for 9 months from the National Lottery Community Fund. However, the role will be a pilot which will influence and shape how this part of the service moves forward.

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Sessional Community Gardener, Walled Garden, Falkirk

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 5th June 2022

Do you want to work outdoors, explore your creative flair, and make a real difference to your local community?

Do you want the opportunity to utilise the skills in growing a garden to also grow people and develop their gardening knowledge?

New opportunities for sessional/casual work within our Falkirk garden have arisen (due to the expansion of our services to 7 days a week) that could be perfect for you!

About the Walled Garden

The Walled Garden is one of Cyrenians public facing services, where we support people on Community Payback Orders to put back into the community and develop their own horticultural skills.

Set in a public space of half an acre within Dollar Park, Falkirk the garden is highly valued by the community, and is a home for events, volunteering and enjoying the tranquillity it has to offer.

About the role

As sessional Community Gardener you’ll contribute to developing a creative and interactive garden and programme for those engaging with our services. You’ll be surprised at how many opportunities you’ll have to perfect planting, bring new ideas and share your enthusiasm and garden knowledge with others. As you’d imagine, there are plenty of chances to get your hands dirty – and it’s safe to say you’ll never be bored!

You’ll be part of a small garden team who engage with a real variety of people to help us we meet our aims, including those on community payback orders and community volunteers.

About you

You’ll be an experienced gardener with a dynamic ‘can-do’ attitude and a genuine interest in gardens, working outdoors and people. Your enthusiasm and positive outlook will help you nurture an environment where people feel safe, valued and an opportunity to gain new skills

What we can offer you

• Our garden services are delivered 7 days a week and sessional posts enable flexibility for the postholder and meeting service delivery needs

• You’ll be part of an enthusiastic, knowledgeable staff team who will help you develop and grow in your role and a supportive manager.

• You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

• Opportunity to apply for internal vacancies

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

Website

www.cyrenians.scot

Walled garden page

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Youth Engagement Leader

  • Full time or Part time
  • £26,068 – £28,639
  • Edinburgh & Lothians
  • Closing 20th May 2022

If you are as passionate as we are about young people’s voices being at the heart of designing, developing and evaluating the services they access, and the decisions which affect them, then we would love to hear from you!

About the role

Cyrenians’ ‘Our Future Leaders’ project drives our commitment to #KeepThePromise. We believe strongly that young people should have meaningful input into our service design and delivery. As an organisation we are committed to improving and developing in this area and being a leader in youth participation.

The Youth Engagement Leader will be responsible for ensuring young people are involved in decision making that effects them, across the organisation.

You’ll have the opportunity to work with individuals and groups across our services, including our diverse City, Farm and Lotus communities. You’ll also drive and develop our youth forum and ambassadors’ programme, which predominantly involve current and previous communities residents.

You’ll be empowered to create innovative, inclusive opportunities to engage with young people individually and in groups, online and in-person. You’ll work directly alongside them to build their self-confidence, experience and improve our services for youth provision.

As well, you will support your colleagues across the organisation to ensure they are considering how their service design and implementation effects young people and children, their rights and opportunities.

About you

You will be a proactive, creative and experienced Youth Worker. Your open and supportive style will build positive relationships with young people, our volunteers, staff and partners.

You will have a working knowledge of the UNCRC, The Promise, GIRFEC and youth engagement principles. Your passionate belief in the capability of young people will ensure you are confident in supporting colleagues to meet these standards.

How we will support you

You will be joining an organisation which values you and the knowledge, skills and experience which you bring. You’ll join a friendly team with a supportive line manager and you’ll have access to our Cyrenians’ learning and development and staff wellbeing. We are committed to helping you develop and learn in the role. You will be supported to work both from home and within our Edinburgh office.

This role is available full time (37 hours per week) or part time (minimum of 30 hours per week).

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Arts and Greenspace Wellbeing Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £26,068 – £28,639 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd May 2022

Are you passionate about promoting inclusion to the Arts, and understand the benefits of greenspace for wellbeing and recovery? Are you creative in your working approach?

If so, this new role working with people and in partnership with others may be the perfect opportunity for you.

About the role

You will lead the delivery and implementation of arts-based activities and approaches in greenspaces designed to support wellbeing and recovery, as well as coordinating the development of greenspaces to support staff wellbeing across Edinburgh.

Partnership working will be central to this role, and you will work alongside other Cyrenians colleagues, 3rd sector, statutory partners and service users to shape the vision for this project.

About You

You will be an outgoing individual with excellent organisational skills and with a creative and innovative approach. Experience of working in the arts and in community-accessed greenspaces is essential.

You will be committed to promoting inclusion, and will have experience of working with people with a broad range of life experiences.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be working independently with a supportive manager and a range of internal and external colleagues and partnerships. You will have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Garden & Volunteer Wellbeing Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £24,515 – £26,898 pro-rata
  • Linburn, West Lothian
  • Closing 16th May 2022

Come and join the team at Cyrenians.

Are you passionate about planting and supporting volunteers and creating wellbeing spaces for people to enjoy? Do you want to work in a small team making a big difference in veterans, their families and other people’s lives?

About Linburn Walled Garden

Cyrenians is in the process of signing a three-year lease with Sight Scotland to manage and develop the walled garden at Linburn, West Lothian. The site is 5,000 square meters and already grows a variety of herbs, wild garlic, orchids and vegetables. The garden is well positioned and in an accessible location close to Cyrenians’ farm, Sight Scotland Linburn Centre, the Military Museum Scotland and Wilkieston Legion Hall. This site offers great potential for further development as we look to expand on our seasonal growing and a range of wellbeing nature-based activities. Cyrenians are the lead partner in Live Life which is a partnership working together to help veterans and their families and carers with their mental and physical health.

About the role

We are looking for a flexible and inspiring Garden & Volunteer Wellbeing Coordinator to come and be part of an exciting community walled garden project. You will have experience of supporting staff and volunteers and be able to assist with the project management of the ongoing development of the garden. Helping ensure that the development of the garden is completed within the seasonal timescale. This is initially a 18-month position with a high possibility of extension as we look to develop the space for health and wellbeing activities.

You’ll be:

• Helping with the ongoing development and maintenance of the walled garden

• Working with Live Life and other partners to promote volunteering and creating a space for wellbeing activities

• Helping to recruit volunteers to assist with season growth

• A valued part of a small team looking to make a big impact!

About You

You’ll be an experienced garden coordinator with a dynamic ‘can-do’ attitude and a genuine interest in gardens and wellbeing activities. Your optimistic, forward-thinking outlook will help you to nurture an environment where veterans their families and carers feel safe, valued and have a purpose. You’ll be values-led and relationships-based in all that you do. You’ll also use your excellent interpersonal skills to motivate and inspire participants to get the most out of the opportunities that the garden presents.

You will be joining a small team at the beginning of this exciting new project. This means there will be great opportunities for you to both learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences.,

The role will work primarily during the day on week days although some weekend work will be required.

How we’ll support you

We’ll encourage you to be creative and innovative, and to take a pragmatic approach to planning and implementing new initiatives.

You’ll have passionate people around you and a supportive manager. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Senior Key Worker

  • Part time
  • £26,069 – £28,639 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th May 2022

Come and join the team at Cyrenians Communities.

Are you passionate about working with people in a person-centred way? Do you want to work in a small team making a big difference in people’s lives? Do you want to work somewhere which ensures that the voice of those with lived experience and staff working in front line roles is central to decision making?

If so, then our Senior Key Worker role may be the one for you.

About Social Bite Village

Founded by Social Bite who partnered with Cyrenians to provide the support, the village provides temporary, supported accommodation to people who have become homeless. The village provides a home as well as the opportunity to participate in shared activities and opportunities. Our Community model is based on Cyrenians core values, prioritising trusted relationships and putting the person at the heart of the decisions which matter most to them.

About the role

You’ll be:

• Working with residents to develop their own support plan

• Working as part of a team, and the wider social bite partnership, to ensure the village is a homely, welcoming and safe space.

• Nurturing and motivating a small team of key workers to provide the best quality of support

• A valued part of hardworking and committed team

It may be a small team, but it has a big impact!

About You

As a committed, compassionate and reliable member of the team, you’ll be able to develop trusted relationships with those we support and with your colleagues, and be an encouraging presence but able to work at the pace of the individual.

You will be joining a small team of staff committed to the highest quality of care and support, and always striving to do develop further. This means there will be great opportunities for you to both learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences.,

This role offers an excellent opportunity to be part of an innovative solution to homelessness. We are happy to agree the position between 30 and 37 hours (ether 4 or 5 days per week) therefor this may suit someone not wishing to work full time.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining an experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Key Worker

  • Part time
  • £22,622 – £25,925 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th May 2022

Come and join the team at Cyrenians Communities.

Are you passionate about working with people in a person-centred way? Do you want to work in a small team making a big difference in people’s lives? Do you want to work somewhere which ensures that the voice of those with lived experience and staff working in front line roles is central to decision making?

If so, then our part time Key Worker role may be the one for you.

About Social Bite Village

Founded by Social Bite who partnered with Cyrenians to provide the support, the village provides temporary, supported accommodation to people who have become homeless. The village provides a home as well as the opportunity to participate in shared activities and opportunities. Our Community model is based on Cyrenians core values, prioritising trusted relationships and putting the person at the heart of the decisions which matter most to them.

About the role

You’ll be:

• Working with residents to develop their own support plan

• Working as part of a team, and the wider social bite partnership, to ensure the village is a homely, welcoming and safe space.

• Supporting residents to be active in the day to day activity of the village, including decision making

• A valued part of hardworking and committed team

It may be a small team, but it has a big impact!

About You

As a committed, compassionate and reliable member of the team, you’ll be able to develop trusted relationships with those we support and with your colleagues, and be an encouraging presence but able to work at the pace of the individual.

You will be joining a small team of staff committed to the highest quality of care and support, and always striving to do develop further. This means there will be great opportunities for you to both learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences.,

This role offers an excellent opportunity to be part of an innovative solution to homelessness. This is a part time position to be worked over two days and therefor may suit someone with other employment, study or personal commitments.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining an experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

15 or 30 hours per week.

£22,622 – £25,295 per annum pro rata (scale points 20 to 24).

This equates to a pro-rata salary of:

• £9,171 per annum for a 15-hour week at SCP20.

• £18,342 per annum for a 30-hour week at SCP20.

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Café Assistant

  • Part time
  • £19,098 pro-rata
  • Arnotdale House, Dollar Park, Falkirk
  • Closing 23rd May 2022

Come and join the team at Arnotdale House

Are you passionate about food and love working with people? Do you want to pursue a career in hospitality, but keen to maintain a healthy work-life balance? Do you fancy working in a fast-paced environment for an organisation that offers support to those that need it the most?

If so, then our Café Assistant role may be made for you.

About Arnotdale

Set in the heart of Dollar Park in the middle of Falkirk, Arnotdale House and Café contains a café, and flexible event space. Run on behalf of Cyrenians, a charity which tackles the causes and consequences of homelessness, the beautiful and historic house is a hidden gem surrounding by a peaceful park.

About the role

You’ll be:

  • Delivering a fantastic customer journey for our guests- from warmly greeting and seating to a fond farewell
  • Preparing and selling delicious cakes, sandwiches, and top quality coffee
  • Assisting with functions, events and group bookings
  • Providing warm and memorable experiences for our guests
  • Able to express your personality and represent Arnotdale House to the best of your ability

It’s safe to say you’ll never be bored!

As an organised, trusting and trustworthy team player, you’ll be expected to work efficiently and have great organisational skills, as well as being a true people person, keen to mix with others and go beyond the expectations of our customers. A smile and caring nature will go a long way in this role!

You’ll be joining a team made up of people from a variety of backgrounds with different skills and abilities. This means you’ll need a good way with people – and you’ll learn a lot in return.

The café’s open from 10am – 4pm each day, so unlike many hospitality jobs, this role offers a fantastic work-life balance.

About you

We appreciate that for this role, you may not be fully experienced in everything! While a background in hospitality or catering is advantageous, we will look at applications from all backgrounds.

How we’ll support you

We’ll encourage you to be creative and innovative, whilst meeting our expectations and standards. Our goal is customer satisfaction!

You’ll be joining an experienced and hospitality team who will give you full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

  • Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.
  • Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.
  • Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.
  • Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

Website cyrenians.scot

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Service Coordinator (Older People, Active Lives)

  • Part time
  • £26,068 – £28,639 pro-rata
  • The post will be based within Eildon Housing Association at the Weaving Shed.
  • Closing 11th May 2022

Come and join the team at Cyrenians, developing an exciting new service in the Scottish Borders.

Funding from the Scottish Government’s Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund is providing the opportunity to develop a new Service in the Scottish Borders ‘OPAL Borders’, in partnership with Eildon Housing Association. This is an exciting opportunity supporting Cyrenians to grow their older people’s services.

Are you passionate about working with people in a person-centred way? Do you want to make a big difference to older people’s mental health and wellbeing? Do you love working with volunteers? Do you want to be instrumental in implementing and shaping a new service for older people living in the Scottish Borders?

If so then our Service Coordinator role may be the one for you.

About OPAL Borders

Cyrenians OPAL (Older People, Active Lives) Borders is a new service, aiming to maintain or increase older people’s independence and wellbeing across the Scottish Borders. The service will offer encouragement, companionship and support to help engage in social, leisure and community activities.

Our partner Eildon Housing Association, offers extra care and sheltered housing with care and support services to help older people live independently and with dignity in self-contained accommodation across their local Borders communities.

About the Role

You’ll be:

· Delivering a range of group work activities for older people

· Supporting older people to live independently and well in their own homes

· Implementing social & leisure activities based on need

· Coordinating & managing volunteers to support their local community and groups

· Liaising with other network providers across the area

· A valued employee who can work autonomously and as part of a team

Instrumental in developing this new partnership

· Creative in your thinking and love trying new ideas

About you

You will be a people person who develops relationships that are person centred. You will enjoy the process of implementing and developing new ideas and creating opportunities for people to come together to benefit their health and wellbeing.

You will listen to needs and be solution focussed.

You will be passionate about the rights of older people.

You will be experienced working within the voluntary sector, recruiting and supporting volunteers

You will be confident working autonomously as the service develops

Experience working with older people is advantageous as is an understanding of Dementia.

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office – specifically Word, Excel and Outlook – as well as experienced in the use of database systems. You will be highly organised, have project management experience.

How we’ll support you

This new service and new role will be fully supported by both partner organisations. You will be given full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be very creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Community Development Worker, Edinburgh Recovery Activities Project

  • Part time
  • £22,622 – £25,296 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th May 2022

Are you a creative person with in-depth knowledge or experience of recovery, and a background of working with people?

If so, this new role in our Edinburgh Recovery Activities (ERA) Project may be the perfect opportunity for you.

About ERA

ERA works exclusively with those in recovery from alcohol and illicit substances. At the core of the work we do is peer support, connection, and inclusivity.

About the role

You will be responsible for designing and delivering a range of new activities for the recovery community – working in conjunction with the members for their ideas and input. The aim is to provide activities that the community will engage with and benefit from!

You will build relationships with other services and organisations to facilitate access to further support for the community.

About You

You will be an outgoing individual with excellent interpersonal skills and a creative approach to problem solving. Lived experience of recovery would be desirable, as well as a good working knowledge of both recovery and community development.

You will contribute to building our social media presence and be confident in using IT.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining a small but experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you full introduction to all aspects of the current ERA offering.

You’ll have a supportive manager as well as access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

  • Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.
  • Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.
  • Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.
  • Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Key Worker

  • Part time
  • £22,622 – £25,296 pro-rata
  • Leith
  • Closing 20th April 2022

Come and join the team at Cyrenians Communities.

Are you passionate about working with people in a person-centred way? Do you want to work in a small team making a big difference in people’s lives? Do you want to work somewhere which ensures that the voice of those with lived experience and staff working in front line roles is central to decision making?

If so, then our Key Worker role may be the one for you.

About Crighton Place

Located in Leith, Crighton Place provides supported accommodation and mental health support for up to four people as they make the transition from hospital care back in to the community. Our Community model is based on Cyrenians core values, prioritising trusted relationships and putting the person at the heart of the decisions which matter most to them.

About the role

You’ll be:

• Working with residents to develop their own support plan

• Liaising with support providers to ensure that a joined up system of care and support is realised

• Working with Assistant Key Workers to ensure a healthy and safe household for all who live with us

• A valued part of hardworking and committed team

It may be a small team, but it has a big impact!

About You

As a committed, compassionate and reliable member of the team, you’ll be able to develop trusted relationships with those we support and with your colleagues, and be an encouraging presence but able to work at the pace of the individual.

You will be joining a small team of staff committed to the highest quality of care and support, and always striving to do develop further. This means there will be great opportunities for you to both learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences.,

The role will work primarily during the day on week days, and as it is part time could suit someone who has other work, learning or personal commitments.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining an experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Assistant Key Worker

  • Part time
  • £19,048 pro-rata
  • Leith
  • Closing 20th April 2022

Come and join the team at Cyrenians Communities.

Are you passionate about working with people in a person-centred way? Do you want to work in a small team making a big difference in people’s lives? Do you want to work somewhere which ensures that the voice of those with lived experience and staff working in front line roles is central to decision making?

If so, then our Assistant Key worker role may be made for you.

About Crighton Place

Located in Leith, Crighton Place provides supported accommodation and mental health support for up to four people as they make the transition from hospital care back in to the community. Our Community model is based on Cyrenians core values, prioritising trusted relationships and putting the person at the heart of the decisions which matter most to them.

About the role

You’ll be:

• Supporting create a healthy and safe household for the community

• Supporting our Key Workers in providing support to individuals

• Supporting people to discover and make use of community resources

• A valued part of hardworking and committed team

It may be a small team, but it has a big impact!

About You

As a committed, compassionate and reliable member of the team, you’ll be able to develop trusted relationships with those we support and with your colleagues, and be an encouraging presence but able to work at the pace of the individual.

You will be joining a small team of staff committed to the highest quality of care and support, and always striving to do develop further. This means there will be great opportunities for you to both learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences.,

The role requires you to work 3 back shifts a week meaning it is an ideal job for those who may also have other work, learning or personal commitments.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining an experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Kitchen Assistant

  • Part time
  • £18,278 pro-rata
  • Arnotdale House, Dollar Park, Falkirk
  • Closing 4th April 2022

Come and join the team at Arnotdale House

Are you passionate about food and love working with people? Do you want to pursue a career in hospitality, but keen to maintain a healthy work-life balance? Do you fancy working in a fast-paced environment for an organisation that offers support to those that need it the most?

If so, then our Kitchen Assistant role may be made for you.

About Arnotdale

Set in the heart of Dollar Park in the middle of Falkirk, Arnotdale House and Café contains a café, and flexible event space. Run on behalf of Cyrenians, a charity which tackles the causes and consequences of homelessness, the beautiful and historic house is a hidden gem surrounding by a peaceful park.

About the role

You’ll be:

• Cooking and presenting food

• Supporting our Head Chef in prepping, cleaning and organising the kitchen

• Helping deliver memorable customer experiences

• A valued part of hardworking and dynamic team

It’s safe to say you’ll never be bored!

As an organised, trusting and trustworthy team player, you’ll be expected to work efficiently and have great organisational skills, as well as being a true people person, keen to mix with others and go beyond the expectations of our customers

You’ll be joining a team made up of people from a variety of backgrounds with different skills and abilities. This means you’ll need a good way with people – and you’ll learn a lot in return.

The café’s open from 10am – 4pm each day, so unlike many hospitality jobs, this role offers a fantastic work-life balance.

About you

We appreciate that for this role, you may not be fully experienced in everything! While a background in hospitality or catering is advantageous, we will look at applications from all backgrounds.

How we’ll support you

We’ll encourage you to be creative and innovative, whilst meeting our expectations and standards. Our goal is customer satisfaction!

You’ll be joining an experienced and knowledgeable kitchen team who will give you full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Community Links Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,963 – £24,559
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 28th March 2022

An exciting opportunity to join a new team to support people affected by socio-economic deprivation via local GP practices

About the project

The Community Links Worker programme aims to support people to live well by strengthening connections between community resources and primary care. It’s funded by Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership’s Integration Joint Board (IJB) and delivered in partnership with GP practices and the 3rd sector.

About the role

Working in select GP surgeries in Falkirk East (Grangemouth) and Falkirk Central you will provide one-to-one person-centred support to people in contact with the GP practice team. You will work with individuals to enable them to identify personal outcomes and priorities for their health and wellbeing and link them to local and national support services and activities.

About you

You will have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of deprivation. You will use your excellent interpersonal skills to deliver effective one-to-one work as well as make connections with other organisations.

How we will support you

We will encourage you to be creative and innovative in your approach to supporting people.

You will be part of a small team, led by an experienced worker and a supportive manager. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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Senior Communities Recruitment and Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,309 – £27,805 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh & West Lothian
  • Closing 24th March 2022

An opportunity has arisen within Cyrenians Communities for a skilled people person with strong organisational skills to oversee our volunteer recruitment and development processes.

About the Communities

Cyrenians Communities are at the very heart of the organisation and are where it all started. Cyrenians was founded in 1968 with the creation of our City Community followed by the Farm Community in 1972. We have grown and developed, but remain true to the approach that we first took – that of putting people first.

Volunteers live as community members acting as peer mentors and are fundamental to the unique service we provide. This short film gives an insight into the work we do: vimeo.com/99831443.

About the role

This role is designed to keep our unique peer volunteer model running smoothly and attract new volunteers. It will also ensure that the volunteers have an effective induction, and receive support and training during their placements with us. These volunteers provide vital dedicated support to our service and this role is an exciting opportunity to strengthen our model.

About you

You will possess the skills to market the Communities to potential new volunteers, as well as bring fresh and interesting ideas for developing the volunteer model further. You will have experience in recruitment, and a knowledge of volunteer development. You will also have strong communication skills, be able to deal with competing demands and the ability to demonstrate Cyrenians values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.

How we’ll support you

We’ll encourage you to be creative and innovative, to get the best out of existing systems and implement new initiatives.

You’ll work with an experienced part-time Administrator, the wider communities’ staff team and have a supportive manager. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

• Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

• Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

• Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

• Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

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