The Rock Trust
The Rock Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC018708

To prevent youth homelessness and to support young people to build better futures.

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Health & Wellbeing Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,857 – £30,261 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd March 2021

The post: We seek a suitably experienced, dynamic individual with experience of working with marginalised young people, to support their mental health and wellbeing. Relevant qualifications, registration and PVG are essential.

The Health and Wellbeing Worker (creative arts therapist, allied health care professional, counselor or CBT/DBT therapist) will be based within the Health & Wellbeing Team but will work with other teams in the organization. The Health and Wellbeing Worker will use a person-centered approach with young people to build trust and enable them to improve outcomes with a focus on:

  • Mental and emotional health, self- esteem and confidence
  • Relationships, boundaries and safety

The Health and Wellbeing Worker will work with young people within drop ins, one to one support and group work. Where appropriate they will support young people to gain additional support from statutory services.

Rock Trust has four core values: Safety, Positivity, Respect and Fairness. If you hold these values and are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential and move on from homelessness, then please get in touch.

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Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £24,857 – £30,261
  • Across Fife
  • Closing 19th April 2021

Rock Trust are delighted to be expanding our successful Housing First for Youth and Housing Support services into Fife. The Team Leader role provides an opportunity to lead this innovative venture, based on well-researched methods used across the world. These services will support homeless and/or care experienced young people to transition to permanent, independent accommodation.

The post holder will be expected to:

  • Play a leading role in the development of our Fife services
  • Lead and manage a team of high performing service delivery staff
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with key partners
  • Promote and share evaluation, learning and best practice

Who we are

Rock Trust is Scotland’s leading youth specific homelessness charity. We work with young people aged 16-25 who are at risk of, or who are experiencing homelessness. Our aim is to end youth homelessness in Scotland by ensuring that every young person has access to expert youth specific services to assist them to avoid, survive and move on from homelessness.

Rock Trust holds the gold award from Investors in People. We are committed to making Rock Trust a fantastic place to work. We provide a range of enhanced benefits for staff, including 25 days annual leave and 10 public holidays, an 8% employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance scheme, employee rewards and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave. A full list of our benefits is available on our website.

We actively support the ability to work flexibly and remotely, and all staff are provided with the ICT kit and home set-ups needed to minimise travel and promote a work-life balance.

We are an equal opportunity employer, with the Silver Charter from LGBT Youth Scotland and are signed up to the DWP’s Disability Confident scheme. We encourage applications from all parts of the community.

Rock Trust has four core values; Safety, Positivity, Respect and Fairness. If you hold these values and are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential and move on from homelessness, then please get in touch.

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This vacancy has now closed

Health & Wellbeing Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,857 – £30,261 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th October 2021

The post: We seek a suitably experienced, dynamic individual with experience of working with marginalised young people, to support their mental health and wellbeing. Relevant qualifications, registration and PVG are essential.

The Health and Wellbeing Worker (creative arts therapist, allied health care professional, counselor or CBT/DBT therapist) will be based within the Health & Wellbeing Team but will work with other teams in the organization. The Health and Wellbeing Worker will use a person-centered approach with young people to build trust and enable them to improve outcomes with a focus on:

• Mental and emotional health, self- esteem and confidence

• Relationships, boundaries and safety

The Health and Wellbeing Worker will work with young people within drop ins, one to one support and group work. Where appropriate they will support young people to gain additional support from statutory services.

Rock Trust has four core values: Safety, Positivity, Respect and Fairness. If you hold these values and are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential and move on from homelessness, then please get in touch.

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Support Assistant – Youth Homelessness Support (Perth)

  • Full time
  • £17,908 – £21,278
  • 36 Glover House, George Street, Perth
  • Closing 10th November 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Support Assistant to join our new service in Perth.

The Youth Homelessness Support Service, funded by Perth and Kinross Council, aims to reduce youth homelessness. The Support Assistant will provide practical and emotional support to young people aged 16-25 who are:

  • Homeless and require support to access a tenancy,
  • Living in temporary accommodation, supporting them to move on from this unstable accommodation into a permanent home
  • Living at home and experiencing family issues that may result in homelessness.

The Support Assistant will be a key member of the team, working directly with young people on a 1:1 basis across Perth and Kinross. The Support Assistant will work in the community, in partner organisations, in young people’s tenancies and in the family home. The aim of the Support Assistant is to ensure that a young person’s experience of homelessness is rare, brief and non-recurring.

The Support Assistant will work alongside the Project Worker and will be guided on support requirements. The Support Assistant will provide practical support to young people and the majority of their work will be working directly with young people and families. The Project Worker is responsible for case management and will lead on coordinating with other agencies.

Rock Trust has four core values; Safety, Positivity, Respect and Fairness. If you hold these values, and are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential and move on from homelessness, then please get in touch.

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Regional Partnerships Lead

  • Full time
  • £25,031 – £30,473
  • Rock Trust Regional Offices, (West Lothian, Fife, Perth & Glasgow) with flexible WFH and travel across Scotland
  • Closing 17th January 2022

Who we are:

Rock Trust is Scotland’s youth homelessness charity. We provide a range of housing and support services to young people aged 16-25 at risk of, or experiencing homelessness. Our Mission is to prevent youth homelessness and to support young people to build better futures.

Our aim is to end youth homelessness in Scotland by ensuring that every young person has access to expert youth specific services to assist them to avoid, survive and move on from homelessness.

The Role:

We are delighted to advertise this new role within our Communications and Fundraising Team. You may come from a fundraising background, or a sales background looking for a change of sector, then it’d be great to hear from you.

This role supports our delivery of our fundraising strategy and increases our capacity to reach grassroots supporters and local businesses in the new geographic areas we now operate in. The role is new, and whilst we have existing community fundraising activities in some regions, this is a fantastic opportunity to make this role your own, and develop a strong presence in new areas.

Your time will be spent researching new prospects, cultivating relationships that can support our work and amplify our voice. You will advocate for Rock Trust at events, gatherings, individually and online and you will identify, develop and deliver fundraising activities and events that generate income.

Ideally, we are looking for someone who can hit the ground running, is able to prioritise their own work, can work autonomously and with a range of stakeholders both internally and externally. We need someone with well-developed communication skills and who can work alongside a diverse range of people.

In return, you will be welcomed into an incredibly talented, caring team, who live our values and will support you every step of the way. You will be supported within a Talent Development Programme, and your goals will be agile, focused on developing you personally and professionally.

Rock Trust has four core values: Safety, Positivity, Respect and Fairness. If you hold these values and are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential and move on from homelessness, then please get in touch.

Rock Trust holds the gold award from Investors in People. We are committed to making Rock Trust a fantastic place to work. We provide a range of enhanced benefits for staff, including 25 days annual leave and 10 public holidays, an 8% employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance scheme, employee rewards and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave.

You can find out about our other benefits by visiting our Working at Rock Trust page. We actively support the ability to work flexibly and remotely, and all staff are provided with the ICT kit and home set-ups needed to minimise travel and promote a work-life balance.

We are an equal opportunity employer, with the Silver Charter from LGBT Youth Scotland and are signed up to the DWP’s Disability Confident scheme. We encourage applications from all parts of the community.

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Support Assistant – Bedrock (West Lothian)

  • Full time
  • £17,908 – £21,278
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 24th January 2022

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Support Assistant to join our established Bedrock Supported Accommodation service in West Lothian.

The Support Assistant will be a key member of the team, working directly with young people on a 1:1 basis across West Lothian. The Support Assistant will work in the community, in partner organisations, in young people’s tenancies and in the family home. The aim of the Support Assistant is to ensure that a young person’s experience of homelessness is rare, brief and non-recurring.

The Support Assistant will work alongside the Project Worker and will be guided on support requirements. The Support Assistant will provide practical support to young people and the majority of their work will be working directly with young people and families. The Project Worker is responsible for case management and will lead on coordinating with other agencies.

For applicants that don’t meet currently meet the requirements for registration as a support worker in a housing support service with the SSSC, this post can be offered as a technical apprenticeship giving the successful candidate a pathway to achieving the SVQ level 3 in health and social care.

Rock Trust has four core values; Safety, Positivity, Respect and Fairness. If you hold these values, and are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential and move on from homelessness, then please get in touch.

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Communications & Digital Lead

  • Full time
  • £25,031 – £30,473
  • Rock Trust Head Office, Edinburgh with flexible WFH and some travel to regional offices across Scotland
  • Closing 31st January 2022

Who we are:

Rock Trust is Scotland’s youth homelessness charity. We provide a range of housing and support services to young people aged 16-25 at risk of, or experiencing homelessness. Our Mission is to prevent youth homelessness and to support young people to build better futures.

Our aim is to end youth homelessness in Scotland by ensuring that every young person has access to expert youth specific services to assist them to avoid, survive and move on from homelessness.

The Role:

We are delighted to advertise this role within our Communications and Fundraising Team. We are looking for an experienced and highly creative Communications and Digital Lead to co-ordinate the delivery of Rock Trust communications activity. As we expand our services and reach across Scotland, we are looking for an ambitious individual with an analytical eye, to support the development of the trust’s communications strategy, with a particular focus on driving forward our online presence with dynamic and impactful digital content and campaigns. The post-holder will work with the Communications and Fundraising Manager, Fundraising Team, and cross-departmentally, to create and share high-quality, compelling, multimedia content to aid brand awareness and income generation for the organisation.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within an established Communications and Fundraising team as well as a growing organisation.

Ideally, we are looking for someone who can hit the ground running, is able to prioritise their own work, can work autonomously and with a range of stakeholders both internally and externally. We need someone who can work alongside a diverse range of people.

In return, you will be welcomed into an incredibly talented, caring team, who live our values and will support you every step of the way. You will be supported within a Talent Development Programme, and your goals will be agile, focused on developing you personally and professionally.

Rock Trust has four core values: Safety, Positivity, Respect and Fairness. If you hold these values and are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential and move on from homelessness, then please get in touch.

Rock Trust holds the gold award from Investors in People. We are committed to making Rock Trust a fantastic place to work. We provide a range of enhanced benefits for staff, including 25 days annual leave and 10 public holidays, an 8% employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance scheme, employee rewards and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave.

You can find out about our other benefits by visiting our Working at Rock Trust page. We actively support the ability to work flexibly and remotely, and all staff are provided with the ICT kit and home set-ups needed to minimise travel and promote a work-life balance.

We are an equal opportunity employer, with the Silver Charter from LGBT Youth Scotland and are signed up to the DWP’s Disability Confident scheme. We encourage applications from all parts of the community.

Rock Trust has four core values: Safety, Positivity, Respect and Fairness. If you hold these values and are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential and move on from homelessness, then please get in touch.

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This vacancy has now closed

Support Assistant Apprentice – Future Builders (Perth)

  • Full time
  • £18,661
  • 36 Glover House, George Street, Perth
  • Closing 31st January 2022

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Support Assistant to join our Future Builders Project in Perth.

Future Builders is an innovative ‘live and work’ programme which helps young people in Perth break the cycle of homelessness.

This post is offered as a technical apprenticeship giving the successful candidate a pathway to achieving the SVQ level 3 in health and social care.

The Support Assistant Apprentice will provide practical and emotional support to young people aged 16-25 who are:

• Homeless and require support to access a tenancy

• Living in temporary accommodation, supporting them to move on from this unstable accommodation into a permanent home

• Living at home and experiencing family issues that may result in homelessness

The Support Assistant will be a key member of the team, working directly with young people on a 1:1 basis in Perth. The Support Assistant Apprentice will work in the community, with partner organisations and in young people’s tenancies. The aim of the Support Assistant Apprentice is to ensure that a young person’s experience of homelessness is rare, brief and non-recurring.

The Support Assistant Apprentice will also be involved in hands-on activities related to housing management and property refurbishment and renovation, with support and training provided.

The Support Assistant Apprentice will work alongside the Project Coordinator and will be guided on support requirements. The Project Worker is responsible for case management and will lead on coordinating with other agencies.

Rock Trust has four core values: Safety, Positivity, Respect and Fairness. If you hold these values and are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential and move on from homelessness, then please get in touch.

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Project Worker – Youth Homelessness Support (Perth)

  • Full time
  • £22,855 – £27,209
  • Perth – Glover house, George Street Perth with travel throughout the area.
  • Closing 9th March 2022

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Project Worker to join our new service in Perth.

The Youth Homelessness Support Service, funded by Perth and Kinross Council aims to reduce youth homelessness. The Project Worker will work with young people aged 16-25 who are:

  • Homeless and require support to access a tenancy,
  • Living in temporary accommodation, supporting them to move on from this unstable accommodation into a permanent home
  • Living at home and experiencing family issues that may result in homelessness.

The Project Worker will be a leading member of the team, establishing positive relationships with partner agencies across Perth, working to ensure that youth homelessness rates reduce, and that a young person’s experience of homelessness is rare, brief and non-recurring.

The Project Worker will be responsible for engaging with partner organisation’s and managing the referral and support process. The Project Worker will be responsible for case management and will guide the work of Support Assistants and Volunteers to ensure that support is assigned quickly and appropriately.

This post is ideal for a self-starter, who has previous experience of working in a supportive role in a paid or voluntary capacity and is looking for a new challenge.

Rock Trust has four core values; Safety, Positivity, Respect and Fairness. If you hold these values, and are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential and move on from homelessness, then please get in touch.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Support Assistant

  • Full time
  • £17,908 – £21,278
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th March 2022

Rock Trust aims to prevent youth homelessness and to support young people to build better futures.

This post is offered either as a technical apprenticeship giving the successful candidate a pathway to achieving the SVQ level 4 in health and social care, or for those who have already achieved the SVQ level 4 qualification.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Support Assistant to join our service in Edinburgh. The Bedrock Service, funded by City of Edinburgh Council, provides support and accommodation to young people. The Support Assistant will provide practical and emotional support to young people aged 16-25 who:

  • Are homeless or at risk of homelessness and require support and accommodation to meet their personal, practical and emotional needs
  • Are care experienced and preparing for a move to more permanent accommodation

The Support Assistant will be a key member of the team, working directly with young people on a 1:1 basis across Edinburgh. The Support Assistant will work in the community, in partner organisations, and in young people’s tenancies. The aim of the Support Assistant is to ensure that a young person’s experience of homelessness is rare, brief and non-recurring.

The Support Assistant will work alongside the Project Worker and will be guided on support requirements. The Support Assistant will provide practical support to young people and the majority of their work will be working directly with young people and families. The Project Worker is responsible for case management and will lead on coordinating with other agencies.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Support Assistant – Bedrock (West Lothian)

  • Full time
  • £17,908 – £21,278
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 25th April 2022

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Support Assistant to join our established Bedrock Supported Accommodation service in West Lothian.

The Support Assistant will be a key member of the team, working directly with young people on a 1:1 basis across West Lothian. The Support Assistant will work in the community, in partner organisations, in young people’s tenancies and in the family home. The aim of the Support Assistant is to ensure that a young person’s experience of homelessness is rare, brief and non-recurring.

The Support Assistant will work alongside the Project Worker and will be guided on support requirements. The Support Assistant will provide practical support to young people and the majority of their work will be working directly with young people and families. The Project Worker is responsible for case management and will lead on coordinating with other agencies.

For applicants that don’t meet currently meet the requirements for registration as a support worker in a housing support service with the SSSC, this post can be offered as a technical apprenticeship giving the successful candidate a pathway to achieving the SVQ level 3 in health and social care.

Rock Trust has four core values; Safety, Positivity, Respect and Fairness. If you hold these values, and are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential and move on from homelessness, then please get in touch.

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Youth Housing Hub Lead

  • Full time
  • £25,344 – £30,854
  • Edinburgh, with travel to other Rock Trust locations across Scotland as required.
  • Closing 4th May 2022

Rock Trust are delighted to offer a new position of Youth Housing Hub Lead in Edinburgh. The Youth Housing Hub Lead (Technical

Apprenticeship) provides the opportunity to lead a team of experienced staff in our established Edinburgh services and to gain the skills and work experience to achieve the SVQ4 in Health and Social Care.

These services will provide support and advice to young people to prevent homelessness. Where homelessness cannot be avoided, services will ensure it is rare, brief, and non-recuring by assisting young people to establish appropriate professional and other supportive networks to support a successful transition to permanent, independent accommodation. The Youth Housing Hub Lead will be expected to:

Play a leading role in the continuing development of our Youth Housing Hub and Edinburgh services

  • Lead and manage a team of high performing service delivery staff
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with key partners
  • Promote and share evaluation, learning and best practice
  • Provide high quality support and advice to a reduced caseload of young people
  • Lead on the creation of new volunteering roles and positions and assist with the overall co-ordination of voluntary placements across Rock Trust
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Project Worker – Bedrock (Edinburgh)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £23,141 – £27,550
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th May 2022

Rock Trust are delighted to offer a new position of Project Worker for our Bedrock project in Edinburgh. The Project Worker (Technical Apprenticeship) supports homeless and care experienced young people to develop independent living skills and transition to permanent accommodation, and gains the skills and work experience to achieve the SVQ4 in Health and Social Care. The post holder will be expected to:

  • Build trusting, lasting relationships with young people
  • Support young people to manage and thrive in their new home
  • Provide flexible, person centered, strengths-based support for as long as is required
  • Adopt a ‘whatever it takes’ and rights based approach
  • Work in a psychologically and trauma informed manner
  • Promote and share evaluation, learning and best practice
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Project Worker – Community Engagement Project

  • Part time
  • £22,855 – £27,209 pro-rata
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 12th May 2022

Rock Trust aims to prevent youth homelessness and to support young people to build better futures.

This post is offered either as a technical apprenticeship giving the successful candidate a pathway to achieving the SVQ level 4 in health and social care, or for those who have already achieved the SVQ level 4 qualification.

The West Lothian Community Engagement Project is a new partnership between Rock Trust and Almond Housing Association. The project aims to identify young people who have experienced homelessness or are at risk of homeless and link them in with local services who can support them to thrive within their communities.

The dedicated Project Worker will engage with young people aged 16-25yrs, providing one to one support to enable each young person to remove the barriers towards accessing and engaging with services in their community.

The Project Worker will be responsible for building partnerships and developing referral routes with local agencies and using a social prescribing approach to support young people to access opportunities to improve their health and wellbeing.

The post is for a self-starter, who has previous experience of working in a supportive role in a paid or voluntary capacity and is looking for an exciting new challenge.

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Project Worker – Housing First for Youth

  • Full time
  • £22,855 – £27,209
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 17th May 2022

Rock Trust aims to prevent youth homelessness and to support young people to build better futures.

This post is offered either as a technical apprenticeship giving the successful candidate a pathway to achieving the SVQ level 4 in health and social care, or for those who have already achieved the SVQ level 4 qualification.

The Project Worker will work as part of the West Lothian team to develop and lead this innovative venture, which is based on well-researched methods used across the world. Our Housing First for Youth model has been established to support care experienced young people transition to permanent, independent accommodation. It provides an alternative to the traditional ‘staircase’ model of transitional housing by offering accommodation on an immediate, permanent and unconditional basis. The post holder will be expected to:

  • Build trusting, lasting relationships with young people
  • Support young people to manage and thrive in their new home
  • Provide flexible, person centered, strengths-based support for as long as is required
  • Adopt a ‘whatever it takes’ and rights based approach
  • Work in a psychologically and trauma informed manner
  • Promote and share evaluation, learning and best practice
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Business Support Lead

  • Full time
  • £25,344 – £30,854
  • Edinburgh with some home working
  • Closing 9th June 2022

Mission Statement

To prevent youth homelessness and to support young people to build better futures.

Context

We are looking to recruit a flexible and project-management minded professional into our team. You will need to be comfortable leading on a wide portfolio of project activities for the organisation, and working with senior managers and the board of Trustees in an executive and governance support role. This role is suited to someone who can take an idea or brief and develop it into a workable solution or product. You will need to have problem identification and analysis skills – being able to spot an area for development, and then actively work to improve it.

This is a great role for someone who is ready to develop their career in business services and project management, and will suit individuals from a business, administration or development background.

In addition to the responsibilities in the Job Description, the successful candidate will be able to

demonstrate the following key competencies:

  • Reliability.
  • Professionalism.
  • Proactivity

Reporting to: People and Business Support Manager

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Top job! Assistant Director - Income Generation

  • Full time
  • £38,330 – £42,473
  • Edinburgh or West Lothian with some home working and/or travel to other Rock Trust locations across Scotland as required
  • Closing 8th July 2022

This key leadership role will support the CEO to implement strategy, ensuring that regulatory standards are met, and policies and procedures are implemented. The primary function of this role is the effective management and delivery of the organisation’s income generation activities. Developing and leading the implementation of Rock Trusts Property, Fundraising and Communications Strategies . Part of a small, ambitious and highly collaborative team, the Assistant Director – Income Generation, will work closely with the CEO, Assistant Directors and the Property and Fundraising and Communications teams., to support Rock Trust to achieve its strategic goals.

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Top job! Assistant Director - Corporate Services

  • Full time
  • £38,330 – £42,473
  • Edinburgh or West Lothian with some home working and/or travel to other Rock Trust locations across Scotland as required
  • Closing 8th July 2022

This key leadership role will support the CEO to implement strategy, ensuring that regulatory standards are met, and policies and procedures are implemented. The primary function of this role is the effective management and delivery of the organisation’s business operations. Part of a small,. ambitious and highly collaborative team, the Assistant Director – Corporate Services works closely with the CEO, Assistant Directors, Finance and People's Teams.

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Project Worker x 2

  • Full time
  • £23,141 – £27,550
  • Across Fife
  • Closing 29th July 2022

Rock Trust are delighted to be expanding our successful Housing First for Youth service in Fife. The Project Worker role provides an opportunity to be part of this innovative venture, based on well-researched methods used across the world. The service supports young people aged 16 to 25 affected by homelessness to transition to permanent, independent accommodation.

The post holder will be expected to:

  • Build trusting, lasting relationships with young people
  • Support young people to manage and thrive in their new home
  • Provide flexible, person centered, strengths-based support for as long as is required
  • Adopt a ‘whatever it takes’ and rights-based approach
  • Work in a psychologically and trauma informed manner
  • Promote and share evaluation, learning and best practice

Project workers will work across the Fife local authority area, and as such access to a car and a full driving license are essential.

Who we are

Rock Trust is Scotland’s leading youth specific homelessness charity. We work with young people aged 16-25 who are at risk of, or who are experiencing homelessness. Our aim is to end youth homelessness in Scotland by ensuring that every young person has access to expert youth specific services to assist them to avoid, survive and move on from homelessness.

Rock Trust holds the gold award from Investors in People. We are committed to making Rock Trust a fantastic place to work. We provide a range of enhanced benefits for staff, including 25 days annual leave and 10 public holidays, an 8% employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance scheme, employee rewards and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave. A full list of our benefits is available on our website.

We actively support the ability to work flexibly and remotely, and all staff are provided with the ICT kit and home set-ups needed to minimise travel and promote a work-life balance.

We are an equal opportunity employer, with the Silver Charter from LGBT Youth Scotland and are signed up to the DWP’s Disability Confident scheme. We encourage applications from all parts of the community.

Rock Trust has four core values; Safety, Positivity, Respect and Fairness. If you hold these values and are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential and move on from homelessness, then please get in touch.

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Team Leader - Housing Services (Edinburgh and East Lothian)

  • Full time
  • £25,344 – £30,854
  • Across Edinburgh and East Lothian, with travel to other Rock Trust locations acrossScotland as required.
  • Closing 31st August 2022

Rock Trust are delighted to be recruiting a new Team Leader for our Housing Services in Edinburgh and East Lothian. The Team Leader (Technical Apprenticeship) provides the opportunity to lead a team of experienced frontline staff and to gain the skills and work experience to achieve the SVQ4 in Health and Social Care.

These services will support young people who are homeless to transition to permanent, independent accommodation. The Team Leader will be expected to:

  • Play a leading role in the continuing development of our services
  • Lead and manage a team of high performing service delivery staff
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with key partners
  • Promote and share evaluation, learning and best practice
  • Provide high quality housing support to a reduced caseload
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Health and Wellbeing Worker

  • Full time
  • £25,344 – £30,854
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st August 2022

We are Rock Trust and our vision is an end to youth homelessness in Scotland Who we are For 30 years we have been working to prevent youth homelessness and to support young people to build better futures. We aim to ensure that every young person in Scotland has access to expert youth specific services to assist them to avoid, survive and move on from homelessness. We work to ensure that the public, policy makers, commissioners and practitioners understand the issues, make decisions and take action which will help us to end youth homelessness.

The Health and Wellbeing Worker will be working along side two art therapists and a peer mentor project worker in the team. The team’s focus is supporting young people’s mental health who are at risk of or experiencing homelessness. They will receive individual and group clinical supervision. The Health and Wellbeing Worker will be based within the Youth Development Team but will work with other teams in the organisation. The Health and Wellbeing Worker will use a person-centered approach with young people to build trust and enable them to improve outcomes with a focus on:

  • Mental and emotional health, self-esteem, and confidence
  • Relationships, boundaries, and safety

The Health and Wellbeing Worker will work with young people within drop ins, one-to-one support, and group work. Where appropriate they will support young people to gain additional support from statutory services.

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Project Worker – Housing Support (Fife)

  • Full time
  • £23,141 – £27,550
  • Fife
  • Closing 21st October 2022

The Project Worker will work as part of the Fife team to develop and deliver housing support to young people aged 16-25 who have experienced homelessness. The focus is on homeless prevention wherever possible, helping young people transition to permanent accommodation, and advising on the skills necessary to sustain a tenancy.

The post holder will be expected to:

  • Build trusting, lasting relationships with young people
  • Support young people to manage and thrive in their new home
  • Provide flexible, person centered, strengths-based support for as long as is required
  • Adopt a ‘whatever it takes’ and rights based approach
  • Work in a psychologically and trauma informed manner
  • Promote and share evaluation, learning and best practice

Project workers will work across the Fife local authority area, and as such access to a car and a full driving license are essential.

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Project Worker – Bedrock West Lothian

  • Full time
  • £23,141 – £27,550
  • Livingston
  • Closing 21st October 2022

The Project Worker role provides an opportunity to be part of Rock Trust’s well established Supported Accommodation Project, supporting homeless and care experienced young people to develop independent living skills and transition to permanent accommodation.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual who will be responsible for:

  • Building trusting relationships with young people
  • Developing high quality support plans alongside young people
  • Providing emotional, social and practical support to assist young people to develop independent
  • living skills
  • Maintaining Rock Trust properties to a high standard
  • Working in a psychologically and trauma informed manner

Rock Trust has four core values: Safety, Positivity, Respect and Fairness. If you hold these values and are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential and move on from homelessness, then please get in touch.

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