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Key Worker, Cyrenians Communities (Maternity Cover)

  • Full time
  • £21,214 – £23,721
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th September 2019

  • Advertised from 4th September 2019
  • 37 hours per week. Maternity Cover.


Cyrenians City Community provides accommodation for up to 7 young people who will have experienced a tough reality, potentially as a consequence of family breakdown, homelessness, drug or alcohol issues, or poor mental health. The purpose of the Communities is to provide a safe and stable community environment for young people to live, learn and develop together. Our unique approach to supported accommodation helps young people to develop their skills through training and ongoing support

This role involves key work support for residents and volunteers, delivering group work, and liaising with referring agencies. Alongside these, you will work to ensure that Cyrenians Community model is adhered to and developed; and that the quality of service remains high.

We are looking for a flexible well organised and passionate individual who is aware of the challenges young people face. You will have experience of working with this client group, excellent communication skills, and a creative approach to problem solving. You should also have the ability to demonstrate Cyrenians values of Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Innovation in the work that you do.

Organisation Profile:

For nearly 50 years, Cyrenians has served those on the edge; working with the homeless and vulnerable to transform their lives by beginning with their story, helping them believe that they can change their lives, and walking with them as they lead their own transformation.

Our Vision is an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality by our Mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.

Application notes

For full details and an application pack, please visit, call 0131 475 2354 (during office hours) or email CVs will not be accepted.

Any questions re the Post please contact Service Manager Nicole Le Blond

Closing date is 12noon on Thursday 19th September 2019

Interviews will be held on Thursday 26th September 2019

CVs will not be accepted.