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Assistant Key Worker, Cyrenians Communities

  • Part time
  • £18,278 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th September 2021

  • Advertised from 30th August 2021
  • Hours: 20 hours per week


Cyrenians Crighton Place Community, provides 24 hour supported accommodation for 4 people who experience severe and enduring mental health issues. The purpose is to provide a safe and stable community environment for mental health recovery, where people can live, learn and develop together. Our unique approach to supported accommodation helps people to develop and rebuild their skills through volunteering opportunities, training and ongoing support.

This role involves evening and weekend work, and may include sleepovers.

There may also be involvement in an on-call responder service.

Assistant Keyworkers will help with the key working, medication administration and support provision for the residents, communicating with external agencies for further support. 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 organised and passionate individuals who are aware of the challenges that our residents may face. You will have experience of working with people, excellent communication skills, and a creative approach to problem solving. You will 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 working hours) or email CVs will not be accepted.

Application Notes:

Closing date is 12 noon on 20th September 2021

Interviews will be held on 27th September 2021

CVs will not be accepted.