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Key Worker, Homelessness and Gambling

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

  • Advertised from 6th February 2024
  • 35 or 37 hours/week. This is a fixed term post funded until June 2026.


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


Application notes

For full details and an application pack please visit , call 0131 475 2354 (during working hours) or e-mail:

CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date is 12 noon on Wednesday 21st February 2024.

Interviews will be held Wednesday 28th February 2024 and Thursday 29th February 2024.

2nd Interviews will be held on Friday 1st March 2024.