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The Foyer is guided by the absolute belief that it is a person’s unique strengths and capabilities that will determine their journey as well as define who they are – not their limitations. 

Aberdeen Foyer offers an exciting, innovative environment to work in. There is a strong #TeamFoyer approach to finding solutions that work for the young people and adults who use our services.  For any position you need to be flexible, compassionate, tenacious and driven by the belief that everyone matters. 

We offer an agile working environment and work to ensure that all staff feel supported and have the opportunity to learn and grow in any role they take on. 

We are proud to be a Living Wage employer and uphold Fair Work practices including being family friendly.  

To apply for any of the vacancies 
please complete the forms below and email to:  recruitment@aberdeenfoyer.com

Job Application Form in Word format
• Conviction Declaration Form in Word format     

 Positions available - click job title for details 

Reception Admin Assistant - Aberdeen City

Salary: £18,060 - £20,661 pro rata (Depending on qualifications and experience)

Hours: 25 per week

Location: Marywell Centre, Marywell Street, Aberdeen

Closing date: noon Monday 3 February 2020

We are looking for a flexible, highly organised individual who can provide a welcoming reception service for clients and visitors engaging with Aberdeen Foyer plus comprehensive administrative and facilities support for staff based at Marywell Centre. The role will require an inclusive, can do attitude as well as excellent IT skills and working knowledge of Microsoft packages including databases and cloud-based systems.

The right person for this post will be reliable, possess excellent customer relation skills, be able to listen and communicate well both orally and written and be willing to work as part of a team whilst taking responsibility within the remit of the post.

Aberdeen Foyer offers an exciting, innovative environment to work in.  There is a strong #TeamFoyer approach to finding solutions that work for people who use our services.  You need to be flexible and driven by the belief that everyone matters.

Please click here to read the job description.

To apply, please download and complete the forms on this page and email to recruitment@aberdeenfoyer.com 

We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. Aberdeen Foyer is a Living Wage employer.

Housing First for Youth- Engagement Coach x 2

Housing First for Youth - Engagement Coach (Aberdeen) 

Housing First for Youth - Engagement Coach (Aberdeenshire)

Hours: 36.25 per week

Salary: £18,070 – £20,661 (dependent on experience)

Closing Date: Tuesday 14 January 2020 5 pm

Aberdeen Foyer is looking for experienced and compassionate individuals who are committed to supporting vulnerable young people with multiple and complex needs to live independently and successfully transition to adulthood.    

The Foyer is excited to be developing Housing First for Youth as part of the Housing First Pathfinder Programme led locally by Aberdeen Cyrenians in partnership with Turning Point Scotland, Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire Council.  Funded through Social Bite Foundation and Scottish Government, our collective aim is to support 120 adults and young people with multiple and complex needs to feel a sense of belonging in their own home in their own community.  By March 2021 the Foyer aims to offer Housing First for Youth for up to 40 young people across City and Shire, offering immediate access to safe, affordable and appropriate housing and support without preconditions. 

Housing First for Youth acknowledges that the roots and circumstances of youth homelessness are distinct from adults, and therefore the solutions must be youth focused.  We currently have 2 positions available in our emerging team:  

Housing First for Youth - Engagement Coach (Aberdeen) 

Housing First for Youth - Engagement Coach (Aberdeenshire)  

£18,070 – £20,661 (dependent on experience)  

Working closely with the Lead Engagement Coach we need a compassionate individual who understands the principles of Housing First for Youth and Housing First and has a background in youth development. Supported by the Lead Engagement Coach and Housing First Service Manager you will:  

  • Be able to form positive trusting relationships with young people and adults (in the early stages of the service) 

  • Have knowledge of skills needed for independent living 

  • Be solutions focused, tenacious and creative in order to inspire and motivate young people to improve their confidence to create their own positive future 

  • Have knowledge and/or know how to access local community resources and support young people to engage based on their strengths and needs 

  • Be willing to work flexibly including assertive outreach 

  • Have good written and tech skills  

All posts will have access to training and learning opportunities including trauma informed practice, boundaries, solution focused practice.  All post holders must register with SSSC within 6 months of starting and hold, or be working towards, appropriate qualifications.  

The Foyer is guided by the absolute belief that it is a person’s unique strengths and capabilities that will determine their journey as well as define who they are – not their limitations.   

Aberdeen Foyer offers an exciting, innovative environment to work in.  There is a strong #TeamFoyer approach to finding solutions that work for people who use our services.  You need to be flexible and driven by the belief that everyone matters.  

To apply, please download and complete the forms at www.aberdeenfoyer.com/recruitment/ and email to Recruitment@aberdeenfoyer.com   We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. Aberdeen Foyer is a Living Wage employer.   

For more information and/or to discuss the role please contact  

BarryReaper t. 01224  582900  e. barry.reaper@aberdeenfoyer.com    

Please click here to read the Job Description for Housing First for Youth- Engagement Coach (Aberdeenshire)

Please click here to read the Job Description for Housing First for Youth- Engagement Coach (Aberdeen))

Volunteer Skills Coach

 Hours: Flexible, Programme times Mon – Thurs 10 am - 3 pm

Location: Peterhead

Foyer REACH provides a 12-week recovery programme based on community involvement, personal development, wellbeing and employability skills. REACH is open to people of all ages who have experienced health related issues which are barriers to employment, training or learning.

We are looking for a volunteer who is to work as part of the Aberdeen foyer team;

  • Support Foyer Staff with training delivery 
  • Support training participants/general public with computer use, CV preparation, job search skills, job applications 
  • Support clients who face literacy issues to complete workbooks 
  • Provide support with administrative tasks e.g letters to clients and employers 
  • Input to client database 
  • Assist with the preparation of reports and statistical analyses 
  • Respond to telephone enquiries 
  • On a regular basis conduct telephone follow up calls to previous training participants  
  • Perform reception duties as required 
  • Maintain accurate records including training, travel 
  • Carry out any other administrative / support duties as required 

Please click here to read the job description.

If this volunteering opportunity is of interest, please complete our Volunteer application form and send to recruitment@aberdeenfoyer.com

BOARD MEMBERS

Board Membership

The Foyer Board currently has vacancies for new Members. Board Membership is voluntary. The Board meets 4 times a year usually during the evening. In addition the Board operates a Staff Consultative Committee which is chaired by a Board member. The Committee also meets 4 times a year.

The Board reviews the skills and experience of Board Membership from time to time and seeks to recruit new members who will complement the existing skill sets of the Membership.

At this time the Board is particularly interested in individuals who have legal, accountancy, public sector/service, publicity/marketing experience.

For further information and informal discussion please contact Leona McDermid, Chief Executive and Company Secretary, to whom applications may be submitted for consideration by the Board’s Membership Committee.

Contact through: enquiries@aberdeenfoyer.com

The Membership Committee considers any applications received and makes recommendations to the full Board on the appointment of any individuals.