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Kathryn, Service Coordinator
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Peer Worker – Homeless Navigator Project
£19,991 - £22,354 pro rata, plus pension
Part time (16 hours per week)
The Homeless Navigator Project is a new service within Cyrenians that seeks to address a visible problem with rough sleeping in Edinburgh. The project aims to offer an alternative opportunity for people who are experiencing homelessness and cannot, for whatever reason, make use of the current support services that exist in Edinburgh. The Homeless Navigator Project offers a peer support service, delivered by someone with lived experience of homelessness, for those who are rough sleeping or vulnerably housed.
The post holder will be responsible for forming supportive relationships with individuals via street-based outreach and providing advice. The post holder will be required to deliver the service in a street-based setting, moving between service users on foot as part of a 2-3 hour planned route through central Edinburgh.
You should have a good knowledge of local services and their access criteria, enabling you to provide good quality advice. You will also have strong interpersonal skills to help you develop trusting relationships that will assist individuals move away from homelessness and rough sleeping.
If you think you can use your own lived experience to support others to make a positive step in their lives, we’d like to hear from you.
This post is initially funded to 31st March 2019
Closing date is Wednesday 5th April 2017 at 12 noon
Interviews will be held on Thursday 13th April 2017
CVs will not be accepted
Service Coordinator, Cyrenians Homeless Prevention Service
£23,037 - £25,308 pro-rata, per annum, plus pension
Part Time (28 hours per week)
Cyrenians Homeless Prevention Service (HPS) is an Edinburgh based advice and support service providing innovative approaches to preventing homelessness. HPS works to help the vulnerably housed keep their current accommodation or move on from homelessness to a settled to appropriate and settled accommodation. We are currently lead partner in a consortium of voluntary sector providers delivering a service to clients in South and East Edinburgh.
We are seeking an experienced Coordinator to provide all aspects of administrative support coordination for the HPS Consortium and Cyrenians own advice and support services. Knowledge and understanding of working in a busy environment is essential, as is an eye for detail, a creative approach to problem solving and an ability to produce reports to tight deadlines. A working knowledge of the homelessness and housing sector in Scotland is also desirable as is a knowledge of delivering commissioned services.
This role is currently funded until October 31st 2017 with the possibility of being extended.
Closing date is 12 noon on Monday 10th April 2017
Interviews will be held on 18th April 2017
CVs will not be accepted