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, Key to Potential (part time)

  • Part time
  • £21,532 – £24,077 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th April 2021

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.

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.

The role will also be involved in the Game On Project, a new personal skills and development programme aimed at care-experienced young people and built around the attraction of football - the game and the business. The post holder will support participants to progress from the programme towards realising their full potential.

You should be experienced in working with vulnerable young people (14-24 years old), 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.

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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Employability Support Worker – Redundancy Support

  • Part time
  • £21,532 – £24,077 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th April 2021

Cyrenians’ Foundations project provides holistic, person-centred support, to help people facing a range of barriers which prevent them returning to work. Using an assertive outreach approach, the project aims to help people to remove or deal with issues so they can move back into work through work-based training and/or volunteering.

This part time post is for one year and is to provide initial employability support to people referred to the project and to support our caseworkers through subsequent interactions with clients. The successful applicant will be an experienced support worker as there will be service users who will require to be supported immediately.

You should be experienced in working with older people seeking to move towards employment, 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.

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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Employability Support Worker - Enterprise

  • Part time
  • £21,532 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd May 2021

Cyrenians Social Enterprise Employability Programme supports people to gain the skills and experience to move towards employment, further education, training or volunteering. Increasing employability is recognised as a key route out of social and economic exclusion. Therefore, Cyrenians sees employability 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, it is more crucial than ever that we equip people by providing good quality opportunities to gain formal qualifications or employment.

Many of the people we work with have had poor educational experiences and attainment, and may face additional barriers in accessing employment such as lack of basic education and the limitations of the benefit system. Our response to this has been to incorporate learning opportunities into our existing provision, providing a more accessible route back into positive destinations for those most disadvantaged.

We are looking for an innovative, dynamic person who will support the growth of the Employability Programme in all four of our Social Enterprises; FareShare, Food Education (and Production), Farm and Arnotdale House (Falkirk). The right candidate will join our Enterprise Employability team at a very exciting time and will contribute to the development of our programme. 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.

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Digital Inclusion Keyworker, Falkirk Employability Service

  • Full time
  • £21,532
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 26th April 2021

Cyrenians Employability Service in Falkirk supports people to gain the skills and experience to move towards employment, further education, training or volunteering. We support clients to overcome barriers and empower them to make informed decisions and grow in confidence/self-esteem.

This new post has been created to deliver our new Digital Inclusion service and support our Employability Services. The post-holder provide individual support and deliver workshops virtually and/or face-to-face.

You will have good levels of IT skills, but don’t need to be an expert. You will be comfortable working with learners, delivering basic digital training such as email, how to access job sites and a basic understanding of how to stay safe online.

You should be confident, well organised, exceptional time-management skills with an awareness and understanding of some of the challenges faced by those furthest removed from the labour market. You will be able to plan and manage your own workload, support individuals, and facilitate workshops with a flexible and creative approach. 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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Falkirk Outreach Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,532 – £24,077
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 22nd March 2021

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.

This new role will work with individuals involved in Justice Services and subject to Community Supervision, to help them reintegrate into the community. You will help them understand and adhere to the conditions of their licence or order. You will also provide support and advice on budgeting, employment, daily living skills and physical and mental wellbeing. This will include weekend working as part of a new drive by Falkirk Services to provide flexible support.

We are looking for a dynamic individual with a flexible approach and experience of working with people on an outreach basis - including home visits and one-to-one appointments. You must have an understanding of Justice Services and the challenges faced by those involved with them; as well as 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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Employability Trainer (casual work)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Falkirk office (remote working from home as required during pandemic)
  • Closing 31st March 2021

Cyrenians Employability Service in Falkirk supports people to gain the skills and experience to move towards employment, further education, training or volunteering. We support clients to overcome the barriers that have prevented them from moving forward, and empower them to make informed decisions and grow in confidence/self-esteem.

We offer SQA units that incorporate personal development and accredited core skills qualifications. These are interactive workshops run virtually or face-to-face at our Falkirk premises.

We are looking for sessional staff to join our Employability Team to deliver these workshops (4 to 8 weeks). You should be confident and well organised, with an awareness and understanding of some of the challenges faced by those furthest removed from the labour market. You will have experience of working in the employability sector in a group work setting; and be able to plan and facilitate workshops with a flexible and creative approach. 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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Community Gardener

  • Part time
  • £21,532 – £24,077 pro-rata
  • Walled Garden, Falkirk
  • Closing 24th March 2021

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. This is a new post to support the Garden Coordinator and existing Community Gardener and expand the garden to 7-day delivery.

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.

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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The 13 hours are to be worked over 2 days, Saturday and Sunday..

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Social Enterprise Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £24,813 – £27,260 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 12th April 2021

Cyrenians believes that the coming years are going to be very challenging, not least in the current economic climate but also as we start to emerge from the Covid 19 pandemic. These challenges will potentially have a huge impact on those we serve, so the only way to tackle them is to face them head on and use them as an opportunity for growth.

To this end, the ambition of our Social Enterprise projects is to increase both the number of people we serve and the level of earned income. It is therefore an exciting time to join the social enterprises team and this role is a key support for the management for those enterprises.

The successful candidate will need to be able to manage a diverse workload and have a flexible approach. A solid knowledge of Microsoft office is essential and a knowledge and ability to learn new systems and databases (such as CRM systems) is crucial. Excellent organisational/project management and interpersonal skills, as well as drive and a positive attitude, are also a must ; as is 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.

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