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Progression Coach

  • Full time
  • £33,837
  • Skylight Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th May 2022

  • Advertised from 26th April 2022
  • FTC for 18 months. Hours per week: 35


About us

Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Progression Team at our Edinburgh Skylight as Progression Coach.


About the role

As Progression Coach, you will join an experienced, dynamic team dedicated to ending homelessness for the people we work with. Working in collaboration with partnering agencies, Progression Coaches work closely with members to provide information, guidance, and provide short interventions and coaching to prevent, improve and end their homelessness.

About you

The successful candidate will

  • be passionate and dedicated about ending homelessness
  • have a good knowledge of Scottish housing and homelessness legislation
  • have a good knowledge of issues affecting homeless people, including housing, welfare issues, substance misuse, offending behaviour and social isolation
  • have a proven track record of successfully using coaching, IAG or psychologically informed approaches with people who have experience homelessness
  • skills and experience in partnership working and networking
  • be flexible and adaptable to change
  • be a strong team player, able to use their own initiative and reflect on their own practice

You may have previous experience in support work in the public sector or third sector with a focus on supporting marginalised people groups.​​​​​​​

Application notes

If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on Apply for Job.

Closing date: Sunday 15th May (at 23:59)

Interviews will be held on the 24th/25th May.


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