"Everyone needs a home, support and a springboard into independent living, learning and work. Some don’t have it. Aberdeen Foyer helps fill the gap."
The Foyer works to prevent and alleviate homelessness and unemployment in the North East of Scotland.
The Foyer makes a notable impact working to support and strengthen communities, addressing the causes and consequences of poverty and inequality. In Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire people have improved education, health, skills and quality of life. The Foyer has enabled people to work and realise their potential. The Foyer makes a difference.
The successful candidates will be passionate about contributing to their areas of involvement.
Positions available - click job title for details
Development Coach - Stonehaven Housing
Hours: 20 hrs per week
Salary: £20,661 to £22,658 per annum (pro rata) depending on experience and qualifications
Closing date: 15 February 2019
Interviews: 26 February 2019
We have a vacancy for a Development Coach to work in our Outreach Housing Support Service at Stonehaven, supporting formerly homeless 16-25-year olds in their own tenancies.
The role involves supporting our tenants to develop personal action plans which will enable them to achieve social and economic independence. The ability to maintain accurate computer records is a key part of the role.
The post requires good knowledge of the benefits system and the ability to liaise with other agencies and coordinate appropriate external support services.
If you feel you have the necessary skills and values to motivate, encourage, inspire and empower young people to develop self-efficacy and realise their potential and you possess an SVQ 3 or equivalent in Social Care, or a willingness to work towards this, then we invite you to apply for this exciting employment opportunity.
Please note, this role requires a flexible approach to working hours revolving around the needs of our tenants. The ability to drive and access to a car is essential. As well as a satisfactory PVG disclosure, we also require the ideal candidate to be registered with SSSC or this to occur within their first 6 months of employment.
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Informal enquiries to Heather Tate, Team Leader at email email@example.com
To apply, please complete the forms above and email to HR@aberdeenfoyer.com
The Foyer Board currently has vacancies for new Members. Board Membership is voluntary. The Board meets 6 times a year usually during the evening. In addition the Board operates a Service Review Committee which Members are invited to join that meets 6 times a year. The Board also established a Staff Consultative Committee.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Membership Committee considers any applications received and makes recommendations to the full Board on the appointment of any individuals.