Senior Key Worker, Cyrenians City Community

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

  • Advertised from 15th May 2024
  • 18 to 21 hours per week


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.

Application notes

Application Notes

Closing date is 12 noon on Monday 3rd June 2024

Interviews will be held on Monday 10th June 2024.

CV's will not be accepted