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.

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Administrator, Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution

  • Full time
  • £18,843 – £20,657
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th January 2020

Cyrenians Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR) is a national resource promoting and supporting best practice in family conflict resolution and early intervention. Family relationship breakdown is one of the biggest causes of youth homelessness. Therefore, the service focuses on young people and families experiencing conflict which is affecting both their relationships and their lives.

We are seeking an experienced Administrator to provide all aspects of administrative support for the SCCR. Knowledge and understanding of working in a busy environment is essential, as is an eye for detail, a creative approach to problem solving and an ability to work to tight deadlines.

An interest in, and commitment to, the principles of mediation is desirable. You should also have the ability to demonstrate our values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.

Organisation Profile:

Cyrenians is a charity working towards a society that truly values and includes all. Our Vision is of an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality through our mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Vocational Training Coordinator, Cyrenians (FareShare)

  • Part time
  • £23,721 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th January 2020

Employability is recognised as a key route out of social and economic exclusion. Cyrenians sees this as an integral part of developing a sustained solution to homelessness and helping people overcome poverty and extreme disadvantage. With increased strain on the jobs market and impending changes to welfare benefits, it is more crucial than ever that we equip our service users by providing good quality opportunities to gain formal qualifications.

We have recently secured funding from the Morrisons Foundation, initially for a period of 1 year, to develop and implement an employability programme based in Cyrenians FareShare Depot incorporating vocational training within the live working environment of a food distribution warehouse.

We are looking for a motivated and experienced individual with the right combination of skills to take the lead on developing and establishing a bespoke employability programme that will ensure opportunities for the most disadvantaged. You should also have the ability to demonstrate our values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.

Organisation Profile:

Cyrenians is a charity working towards a society that truly values and includes all. Our Vision is of an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality through our mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Digital Media and Communications Officer

  • Part time
  • £20,214 – £23,721 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th February 2020

Cyrenians’ Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR)

Cyrenians Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR) is a national resource promoting and supporting best practice in family conflict resolution and early intervention. Family relationship breakdown is one of the biggest causes of youth homelessness. Therefore, the service focuses on young people and families experiencing conflict which is affecting both their relationships and their lives.

The Digital Media and Communications office is a role that is key to the development of the SCCR online resources and website.

Your will have experience of writing and editing website content as well as creating and circulating press releases. Your creative approach will enable you to develop highly engaging content for our Scotland-wide audience of professionals, parents and young people. You will be skilled in the use of social media platforms and other online communication tools that will to contribute to the success of our national campaigning and integrated social media strategy. You should also have the ability to demonstrate our values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.

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Community Gardener – Walled Garden, Falkirk

  • Part time
  • £21,214 – £23,721 pro-rata
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 10th February 2020

The Walled Garden is around a half acre of ground within Dollar Park, Falkirk.

Falkirk Justice Services renovated the walled garden after it fell into disrepair and Cyrenians assumed responsibility for the day to day management of the garden in August 2015.

The aim of the garden is to manage a programme of maintenance and development for those on community payback orders to participate in, and to bring back into use a beautiful space that is open to public.

The post holder will be responsible for the support and management of people on community payback orders and the engagement of volunteers to ensure that we meet these aims.

We are looking for a skilled and dynamic individual with a “can do” attitude and a genuine interest in gardens and working outdoors. Knowledge of the Justice system is desirable and excellent interpersonal skills will enable you to motivate and inspire participants to get the most out of the opportunities that the garden presents. You should also have the ability to demonstrate Cyrenians values of Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Innovation in the work that you do.

Working hours

Please note as this role is inclusive of supervising people on Community Payback Orders there is a fixed working pattern requirement of working a Saturday.

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Administrator – City Community

  • Part time
  • £18,843 – £20,657 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh based
  • Closing 14th February 2020

This is a new post.

The City Community works with 7 young people affected by homelessness. The purpose of the community is to offer a person-centred approach to residents; encouraging them to find their way to a happier, healthier future and a place of belonging, security and hope.

The Administrator is the first point of contact for enquiries from a range of stakeholders including potential residents, referrers, funders, professionals, media and more. The administrator will work closely with the senior keyworker to complete the admin duties needed in the day to day running of the community. The Administrator will also directly support the manager with tasks such as reporting, monitoring, evaluation, and media communication.

We are looking for an individual with 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 of Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Innovation in the work that you do.

Organisation Profile:

Cyrenians is a charity working towards a society that truly values and includes all. Our Vision is of an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality through our mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.

Website: cyrenians.scot

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FareShare Volunteering Development Worker

  • Part time
  • £22,989 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh based
  • Closing 10th February 2020

Cyrenians runs the Central and South East Scotland branch of FareShare.

FareShare is the UK’s largest charity fighting hunger and food waste through the redistribution of surplus food to frontline charities and community groups.

The successful delivery of this project is largely reliant on the contribution made by volunteers who participate in the collection, sorting and distribution of the food. This role is designed to ensure a consistent, enjoyable, rewarding and safe volunteer experience within the depot, and across the FareShare network.

We are looking for a dynamic and engaging individual with excellent communication skills and a creative approach. You will be self-motivated, with experience of volunteer management and able to work with individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds. You will also be able to develop and deliver a range of volunteer engagement activities (recruitment, induction, training, social) and demonstrate Cyrenians values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.

Organisation Profile:

Cyrenians is a charity working towards a society that truly values and includes all. Our Vision is of an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality through our mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.

Website: cyrenians.scot

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Key Worker, Housing First Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • £21,214 – £23,721
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th February 2020

Cyrenians Outreach Services have a remit to work with people who experience severe and multiple disadvantage, and do so using a relationship based approach.

The Edinburgh Housing First programme is part of a national pathfinder spanning 5 cities across Scotland which aims to support people with long histories of homelessness to access a permanent home and to receive the support they need to remain there.

We are looking for a skilled and committed key worker to join our support team. Caseloads are intentionally small and the emphasis is on forming relationships with those who access the service, supporting them unconditionally, and coordinating other specialist support where required.

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, be patient and tolerant, creative, reflective, flexible and willing to try new ways of working. You should also have the ability to demonstrate Cyrenians values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.

Organisation Profile:

Cyrenians is a charity working towards a society that truly values and includes all. Our Vision is of an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality through our mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.

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Administrator – Social Bite Village (maternity cover)

  • Part time
  • £18,843 – £20,657 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th February 2020

This is maternity cover for 6 months

Providing a home for up to 20 people affected by homelessness, the Village was founded by Social Bite who partnered with Cyrenians to provide the on-site housing support. Cyrenians pioneered community living over 50 years ago and our model and values-led ethos is still relevant today. The purpose of the village is to offer a person-centred approach that supports Community members to live, learn and develop together.

The Administrator is the first point of contact for enquiries from a range of stakeholders including potential residents, referrers, funders, media and more. The Administrator will work closely with the village staff to complete the admin duties needed to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the community, as well as directly support the Service Manager with tasks such as reporting, monitoring, evaluation, and media communication.

We are looking for an individual with 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 of Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Innovation in the work that you do.

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Community Links Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,807 – £24,446
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 13th March 2020

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

We are looking to recruit to the post of Community Link Worker who will work in the Kersiebank and Bo’ness Road practices as part of the practice team and will provide one-to-one person-centred support to people in contact with the GP practice team. This post 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.

You must have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of deprivation in relation to living well and extensive, effective interpersonal skills in relation to one-to-one work as well as with other organisations.

You should also have the ability to demonstrate Cyrenians values of Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Innovation in the work that you do.

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Gardens Helper

Conservation / Gardening

30th July 2018

The Midlothian Community Hospital Gardens (MCHG) is an NHS Lothian initiative with a mission to make opportunities for good food and healthy lifestyles available to local communities. Services include: •Gardening: growing and eating local food while building community and deve… Read more