This vacancy has now closed

People Advisor

  • Full time
  • £22,696 – £27,019
  • Edinburgh with some home working.
  • Closing 2nd November 2020

  • Advertised from 6th October 2020
  • Permanent, 36.25 hours per week 8:45-5pm


The post: Rock Trust is looking to recruit a highly personable, experienced People Advisor (HR) to work in our Administration and HR team.

The People Advisor will be responsible for ensuring Rock Trust is a healthy and productive workplace that attracts, retains, supports, engages and develops top talent.

We are looking for a highly organized self-starter with excellent communication skills and the ability to develop and maintain positive, fruitful relationships, both internally with staff, volunteers and young people, and with external stakeholders. Committed to promoting diversity and equal opportunities for all, they will have the skills and expertise to inspire others and turn ideas in to action.

This post has been developed as part of Rock Trust’s commitment to creating a positive, fair, respectful and safe working environment for the benefit of all employees and the young people we support. As part of our efforts to continually improve our practices we are looking for an HR professional who shares our passion for supporting people to develop and thrive.

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 25 days annual leave and 10 public holidays, an 8% employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance scheme, employee rewards through Perkbox 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 right IT equipment and home set-ups 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: Monday 2, November at 9am

Interviews will be held on: TBC

For an application pack please visit our website at

Please note that CV’s will not be accepted.