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Employability Support Worker – Redundancy Support

  • Part time
  • £21,532 – £24,077 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th April 2021

  • Advertised from 7th April 2021
  • Plus pension. 21 hours per week


Cyrenians’ Foundations project provides holistic, person-centred support, to help people facing a range of barriers which prevent them returning to work. Using an assertive outreach approach, the project aims to help people to remove or deal with issues so they can move back into work through work-based training and/or volunteering.

This part time post is for one year and is to provide initial employability support to people referred to the project and to support our caseworkers through subsequent interactions with clients. The successful applicant will be an experienced support worker as there will be service users who will require to be supported immediately.

You should be experienced in working with older people seeking to move towards employment, have the ability to build excellent working relationships; and be positive, creative and flexible in delivering support. You should also have the ability to demonstrate our values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.

Organisation Profile:

Cyrenians is a charity working towards a society that truly values and includes all. Our Vision is of an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality through 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 the recruitment line, 0131 475 2354 (during office hours) or email

CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date is 12 noon on Monday 26th April 2021.

Interviews will be held on Monday 3rd May 2021.