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Upstream Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £25,344 – £30,854 pro-rata
  • You can choose to be based at our Edinburgh, West Lothian or Perth Office - with travel to other Rock Trust locations across Scotland along with some home working
  • Closing 24th March 2023

  • Advertised from 3rd March 2023
  • Salary depending on experience and qualification. Permanent. 36.25 hours per week


Rock Trust are delighted to be launching Upstream Scotland, an innovative schools-based preventive model that utilises a universal screening tool to identify and support students at risk of homelessness. We are looking for a passionate and driven Service Coordinator to lead this exciting new venture. This key role involves leading a team of practitioners to deliver the national service and requires skills which including driving forward the project, gaining support from senior stakeholders and line managing Upstream delivery staff.

The post holder will be expected to:

  • Play a leading role in the development of our Upstream service
  • Lead and manage a team of high performing service delivery staff
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with key partners
  • Promote and share evaluation, learning and best practice

Who we are

Rock Trust is Scotland’s leading youth specific homelessness charity. We work with young people aged 16-25 who are at risk of, or who are experiencing homelessness. Our aim is to end youth homelessness in Scotland by ensuring that every young person has access to expert youth specific services to assist them to avoid, survive and move on from homelessness.

Rock Trust holds the gold award from Investors in People. We are committed to making Rock Trust a fantastic place to work. We provide a range of enhanced benefits for staff, including a starting annual leave entitlement of 25 working days which will increase by 1 day for every full year of service completed (up to a maximum of 30 working days) plus 10 Public Holidays (pro-rata), a 6% employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance scheme, employee rewards and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave. A full list of our benefits is available on our website.

We actively support the ability to work flexibly and remotely, and all staff are provided with the ICT kit and home set-ups needed to minimise travel and promote a work-life balance.

We are an equal opportunity employer, with the Silver Charter from LGBT Youth Scotland and are signed up to the DWP’s Disability Confident scheme. We encourage applications from all parts of the community.

Rock Trust has four core values; Safety, Positivity, Respect and Fairness. If you hold these values and are passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential and move on from homelessness, then please get in touch.

Application notes

Closing date: 9am, 24th March 2023

For an application pack please visit our website at to download a pack. Please specify in your pack which role you are applying for.