The Rock Trust
The Rock Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC018708

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

Current vacancies

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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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

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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