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Key Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,622 – £25,295
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th June 2022

  • Advertised from 10th June 2022
  • plus pension. 37 hours per week.


Come and join the team at Cyrenians Communities.

Are you passionate about working with people in a person-centred way? Do you want to work in a small team making a big difference in people’s lives? Do you want to work somewhere which ensures that the voice of those with lived experience and staff working in front line roles is central to decision making?

If so, then our Key Worker role may be the one for you.

About Social Bite Village

Founded by Social Bite who partnered with Cyrenians to provide the support, the village provides temporary, supported accommodation to people who have become homeless. The village provides a home as well as the opportunity to participate in shared activities and opportunities. Our Community model is based on Cyrenians core values, prioritising trusted relationships and putting the person at the heart of the decisions which matter most to them.

About the role

You’ll be:

·Working with residents to develop their own support plan

·Working as part of a team, and the wider social bite partnership, to ensure the village is a homely, welcoming and safe space.

·Supporting residents to be active in the day to day activity of the village, including decision making

·A valued part of hardworking and committed team

It may be a small team, but it has a big impact!

About You

As a committed, compassionate and reliable member of the team, you’ll be able to develop trusted relationships with those we support and with your colleagues, and be an encouraging presence but able to work at the pace of the individual.

You will be joining a small team of staff committed to the highest quality of care and support, and always striving to do develop further. This means there will be great opportunities for you to both learn and develop, while sharing your skills and experiences.,

This role offers an excellent opportunity to be part of an innovative solution to homelessness.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be joining an experienced and knowledgeable team who will give you full training on all aspects of your role. You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness. We understand that there are many routes into homelessness, and that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to supporting people towards more positive and stable futures. That’s why all our work is values-led and relationships-based.

Our values

·Compassion: We believe that everyone should have the chance to change, no matter how long that might take.

·Respect: We believe in tolerance, acceptance, valuing diversity and treating each other as equals.

·Integrity: We are committed to the highest quality of work, grounded in honesty, generosity, sincerity and professionalism.

·Innovation: We are willing to take risks, challenge convention and be creative in our search for new ways of working, in particular by taking account of the environmental impact of our decisions.

Application notes

Closing date: noon on Tuesday 28th June

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 6th July

CV's will not be accepted