Lived Experience Worker (casual)



How to Apply

Variable casual work, £13.36 per hour. Based at Edinburgh Access Place    

Do you want to use the power of lived experience of homelessness & or recovery to support those facing multiple complex needs.  

If so, this role working with people may be the perfect opportunity for you.

About Cyrenians

At Cyrenians we take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering our services. You can find out more about our organisation and our impact online. You can read more about our values here.

About the service

Community Connections Service aims to provide relationship-based support to people experiencing severe and multiple disadvantages in Edinburgh. Lived experience is at the heart of the service, using workers’ own experience of homelessness and (or) recovery to provide support and improve service development and delivery. 

About the role

The role will support to cover our work at Edinburgh Access Practice, working alongside people with multiple complex needs. The post holder will offer their knowledge and expertise of homelessness services to consult and co-design services in collaboration with multi-disciplinary staff teams, as well as those currently accessing support.

About you

You will have experience of homelessness & or recovery. In particular support services that help those navigating the homeless system. You will be expected to use your own experience to assist others who have had or are in contact with homelessness services.

How we’ll support you

You’ll be part of an experienced, knowledgeable team, with a supportive line manager.

Application Notes

Recruitment for this role opened on 07/3/2024. There is no set closing date. We will review applications as they are received and arrange to meet with candidates that we wish to take forward (usually within 5-7 days from receipt).
This vacancy will be closed once we have appointed. 

CVs will not be accepted.

How to Apply

Step 1

Download the application form below

Application form - Lived experience worker sessional DOCX, 62.4KB

Step 2

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Step 3

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