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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Fundraising and Events Assistant

  • Full time
  • £16,200 – £20,250
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 1st February 2019

We are looking to employ an enthusiastic and motivated Fundraising and Events Assistant to work as part of the Fundraising and Communications team. The Fundraising and Events Assistant will focus primarily on working with the team to achieve income targets through events, community, individuals and partnerships, researching new community funding opportunities, assisting with promotional and awareness raising activities and providing administrative support to the Fundraising and Administration Teams.

We are particularly interested in applicants who can meet the following key aspects of the role:

  • Production of content for social media channels. We’re looking for someone who is inquisitive, has attention to detail, can work across the various Rock Trust teams, and who is social media savvy within a professional context.
  • Lead on the development of our Challenge Events and look after our volunteers. We’re looking for someone who is a self-starter, big on problem solving, who is confident and personable – we need to you to welcome a range of supporters and make them feel like family.
  • Lead on community fundraising and engage with community organisations such as schools and churches. We need someone who can communicate to a range of audiences, big and small, young or old.
  • Look after our donors and oversee the day to day fundraising admin. We’d like someone who is organised, pro-active, and creative and who has very good written skills.

If you think you meet the above, then we’d love to hear from you.

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Policy and Influencing Co-ordinator - A Way Home: Scotland

  • Full time
  • £23,916 – £29,115
  • Edinburgh with travel across Scotland
  • Closing 25th March 2019

The Rock Trust aims to prevent youth homelessness and to support young people to build better futures. We are the host of A Way Home: Scotland, a national coalition of agencies working to end youth homelessness, funded by the Scottish Government. We are looking for someone to lead this coalition.

The successful candidate will lead and facilitate the national coalition to end youth homelessness in Scotland. We need a dynamic and creative individual to work with national and local cross sector groups to enable them to create and deliver local systems and services which will prevent youth homelessness. We seek an individual who enjoys a challenge, is able to build relationships and has strong interpersonal skills. This post involves travelling across Scotland, organising and facilitating meetings and presenting progress updates to conferences and networks.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience in a policy and influencing role, preferably with knowledge or experience of the homelessness sector within Scotland. If you’re a self-starter, able to network and work autonomously, please get in touch.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Kate Polson on 0131 557 4059.

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Business Services Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,916 – £29,115
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th March 2019

This post is a central position within the organisation. Responsible for a small administration team, the post holder will coordinate support on Administration, HR, ICT, H&S and Facilities. The post holder will also provide executive support to the Senior Management Team and support the Head of Business Services with governance.

Managing a Business Services Administrator and a Receptionist, the coordinator will ensure day to day activities are managed effectively and that internal and external customers are provided with high levels of support.

We are seeking a candidate who is proactive in their approach, has a background in a key area (Admin, HR, Facilities) and is able to be flexible in approach to new situations.

We want an enthusiastic and confident individual with excellent communication and organisational skills to join our team at Albany Street in Edinburgh. It is important that the individual is able to work well on their own and as part of a small team and has a drive for problem solving.

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3x Support Assistant

  • Full time or Part time
  • £17,500 – £20,797
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th June 2019

2x Full Time 36.25 hours per week. (Fixed term contract until 31st March 2022, subject to further funding thereafter). Salary: £17,500 - £20, 797

1x Part Time 18 hours per week. (Fixed term contract until 31st August 2020, subject to further funding thereafter). Salary: £17,500 - £20, 797 pro-rata per annum

The Support Assistant role provides an opportunity to be part of this well established Supported Accommodation Project. Our Bedrock Project supports 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

- Supporting young people to settle in and thrive in their supported accommodation tenancy

- Providing practical support to assist young people to develop independent living skills

- Adopting a ‘whatever it takes’ approach and putting young people’s rights first

- Working in a psychologically and trauma informed manner

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3 x Project Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £22,339 – £26,594
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th June 2019

2x Housing First for Youth – Project Worker

1x Full Time 36.25 hours per week. (Fixed term contract until 31st March 2021, subject to further funding thereafter). Salary: £22,339 - £26,594

1x Part Time 18 hours per week. (Fixed term contract until 31st March 2021, subject to further funding thereafter). Salary: £22,339 - £26,594 pro-rata

Location: Edinburgh

Rock Trust, in partnership with Housing First Edinburgh, are delivering an exciting new Housing First for Youth project. The Project Worker role provides an opportunity to be part of this innovative venture, based on well-researched methods used across the world. Our Housing First for Youth model will support homeless and care experienced young people transition to permanent, independent accommodation.

Bedrock – Project Worker

1x Full Time 36.25 hours per week. (Fixed term contract until 31st March 2022, subject to further funding thereafter). Salary: £22,339 - £26,594

Location: Edinburgh

The Project Worker role provides an opportunity to be part of this well established Supported Accommodation Project. Our Bedrock Project supports homeless and care experienced young people to develop independent living skills and transition to permanent accommodation.

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

- Building trusting, lasting relationships with young people

- Support young people to manage and thrive in their new home

- Providing flexible, person centered, strengths-based support for as long as is required

- Adopting a ‘whatever it takes’ approach and putting young people’s rights first

- Working in a psychologically and trauma informed manner

- Promoting and sharing of evaluation, learning and best practice

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