Rowan Alba Limited
Rowan Alba Limited

Charity registered in Scotland SC036775

Rowan Alba Ltd is a Scottish Charity supporting homeless and vulnerable individuals towards a more stable life. Rowan Alba seeks to empower vulnerable and marginalized individuals in securing and developing a fruitful and productive homelife and future.


Current vacancies

Wellbeing / Activities Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £20,750
  • Edinburgh (Thorntree)
  • Closing 26th February 2021

Rowan Alba is currently recruiting for a Wellbeing/Activities Coordinator for our Thorntree Service located in Leith Edinburgh. Thorntree is designed around the needs of its tenants and will provide the highest level of care at home and housing support.

This is an exciting new role to work as a dynamic and motivated Wellbeing Coordinator where you will help promote independence, dignity, and quality of life always in a person centred caring and supportive environment. Understanding individual personalities, feelings, and lifestyle to enable us to provide each resident with personalised activities relating to their unique interests, making meaningful activity an essential part of care, so our tenants can live each day in the way they want.

You will be passionate about providing a varied 5-day programme of activities to stimulate and keep our tenants engaged, you will work in close conjunction with the support team, where you will build good relationships with the tenants and relatives.

The ideal candidate will have a creative flair, strong organisational skills, and the ability to relate well to people from all types of backgrounds. You will need to be sociable and able to communicate well with our residents and external activity providers. Previous experience in a similar role or environment would be beneficial.

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Business Administrator

  • Part time
  • £24,370 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th March 2021

We are recruiting for a dynamic, experienced administrator who will make a big difference to our organisation. Do you have the drive, motivation and commitment to take responsibility for the smooth day to day running of our office and provide support to the organisation?

The successful applicant will have excellent administrative and general office skills and be a talented communicator. An ability to multi-task and respond to changing needs and priorities will help you thrive in our busy organisation.

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Closed vacancies
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Support Worker – Stramullion (Maternity Cover)

  • Full time
  • £20,225
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th September 2020

OVERALL AIM OF THE SERVICE:

Stramullion work with women who have presented homeless. We provide practical, emotional and social support to women with multiple, over-lapping needs. We work with young women who are in transition from care, women who do not currently have functioning support systems, those who have experienced the Justice System, and those for whom alcohol or drug use has become unmanageable. We offer support to enable each woman to build the personal skills and resources they feel they need – equipping them to move on from homelessness in a positive, healthy and self-directed way.

OVERALL PURPOSES OF THE JOB:

• To provide a holistic support and resettlement service to clients

• To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing an effective service to the client group

• To work in a sensitive, flexible and non-judgmental way and within an equal opportunities’ framework

• To achieve key outcomes of the service

• To participate in effective teamwork and establish good channels of Communication to all local organisations

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This vacancy has now closed

Community Development Outreach Worker, Community Alcohol Related Damage Service

  • Full time or Flexible
  • £21,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th September 2020

OVERALL AIM OF THE SERVICE

CARDS (Community Alcohol Related Damage Service) matches volunteers with individuals who have current or historic relationship with alcohol. This is a new post and an excellent platform for an experienced health and social care worker to put their learning and passion for working in this sector in to shaping and developing the service. Building new relationships, finding key people in our local communities and working with your own case load of clients will be the day to day work, that over time, ultimately increases the number of places that our service users feel welcome. Our service user’s experiences are a key component to the overall aim of reducing loneliness, isolation and health inequalities. The overall aim of this post is to make sure that happens.

OVERALL PURPOSES OF JOB

• Develop our connections in the community guided by those that use our services and manage a case load of clients and volunteers.

• To effectively support with the co-ordination of the volunteers to achieve the aims and meet the key performance indicators of the service.

• To develop and sustain links with local individuals, groups, agencies and be involved with the publicity and promotion of the project.

• To work in a sensitive, flexible and non-judgmental way and be able and willing to receive and deliver feedback within an equal opportunities’ framework.

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THORNTREE – Residential Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th September 2020

We have a fantastic opportunity for a temporary Residential Support Worker who is passionate about supporting individuals. We are looking for a dedicated and committed individual, who has gained experience within a social care setting. worked with people who are alcohol dependent, have complex (often homelessness related) health needs and are prone to challenging behaviour and episodic poor physical and mental health.

As a Support Worker you will be responsible for ensuring that a high-quality person-centred support service is delivered. provide positive, practical and emotional support to the residents that promotes choice and encourages personal responsibility. To be an effective Team Player in a extremely challenging environment and establish and maintain efficient professional relationships with a range of external services.

You must possess or be willing to work towards a suitable qualification in line with the SSSC Regulatory Requirements.

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This vacancy has now closed

Thorntree – Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th February 2021

We have a fantastic opportunity for a temporary Support Worker who is passionate about supporting individuals. We are looking for a dedicated and committed individual, who has gained experience within a social care setting. worked with people who are alcohol dependent, have complex (often homelessness related) health needs and are prone to challenging behaviour and episodic poor physical and mental health.

As a Support Worker you will be responsible for ensuring that a high-quality person-centred support service is delivered. provide positive, practical and emotional support to the residents that promotes choice and encourages personal responsibility. To be an effective Team Player in a challenging environment and establish and maintain efficient professional relationships with a range of external services.

You must possess or be willing to work towards a suitable qualification in line with the SSSC Regulatory Requirements.

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