The Homeless Navigator Project seeks to address a visible problem with rough sleeping in Edinburgh. The project offers assistance to people who are experiencing homelessness and cannot, for whatever reason, make use of the current support services that exist in Edinburgh. This is an additional role to increase the capacity of our existing team.
The post holder will be responsible for forming supportive relationships with individuals via street-based outreach and providing advice. The post holder will be required to deliver the service in a street-based setting, moving between service users on foot as part of a 2-3 hour planned route through central Edinburgh.
You should have a good knowledge of local services and their access criteria, enabling you to provide good quality advice, ideally with experience of delivering street based work in Edinburgh. You should also have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to demonstrate Cyrenians values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.
CVs will not be accepted.
Closing date: Monday 11th February 2019
Interviews will be held on 21st and 22nd February