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

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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Housing First for Youth – Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,837 – £25,996
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 6th July 2018

Rock Trust, in partnership with Almond Housing Association, are delivering the UK’s first Housing First for Youth project. The Project Worker role provides an opportunity to be part of this innovative venture which is based on well researched methods used across the world. Our Housing First for Youth model has been developed to support care experienced young people transition to permanent, independent 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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Administration Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,916 – £29,115
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th September 2018

We are seeking a candidate who is proactive in their approach, has a strong administration background managing a large varied work load and experience managing a small team. This will include, overseeing the management of volunteer administration and reception, being the first point of contact for Health & Safety, IT, HR, and facilities management issues. To provide assistance to the senior team with any other appropriate duties.

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 or as part of a small team and has a drive for problem solving.

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Receptionist/Administrator

  • Part time
  • £16,200 – £20,250 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th September 2018

We are seeking a candidate who can provide administrative and reception support. This includes managing the phone system and direct contact with stakeholders, HR administration, assisting with fundraising activities and event organisation, organising meetings and minute taking and to provide assistance to the management team with any other appropriate duties.

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 or as part of a small team and is capable of producing work of high accuracy.

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Grants & Corporate Fundraising Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,916 – £29,115
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd November 2018

We are seeking a candidate who can work within our fundraising team to drive our corporate relationships and grant applications processes. We are looking for someone who has experience in fundraising for charity including planning and completion of grant applications alongside building and maintaining corporate relationships. The post holder is responsible for leading this work, manages our Grants Fundraiser and works alongside counterparts in Events and Communications Fundraising.

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 or as part of a small team and is capable of producing work of high accuracy.

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Support Assistant – Housing Support

  • Full time
  • £16,637 – £20,797
  • Livingston (with travel throughout West Lothian
  • Closing 4th December 2018

We seek an enthusiastic individual to support the work of our housing support team in the operation of our supported accommodation projects. You will provide support to homeless and vulnerable young people aged 16 - 25 to develop practical, independent living skills. You will have an interest in youth homelessness and experience of working with young people.

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