Recruitment

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     

 

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 Positions available - click job title for details

 

Development Coach - Foyer Criminal Justice Service  (one full time post, one part time post 0.55 FTE) 

Salary: £20,661 - £22,658 (Dependent on experience and qualifications) pro rata

Full-time: 36.25 hours 

Part-time: 20 hours per week (flexible) 

Location: Aberdeen City  

Closing Date: Monday 11 November 2019 

Interviews: Monday 18 November 2019  

The Foyer is seeking experienced individuals who can motivate and proactively engage with people facing significant and complex challenges in their lives who are currently supported through the Criminal Justice Service.  

Through the provision of information, advice and support this new role will support participants to access employment, training and education opportunities.  Using a person centred approach you will undertake strength based assessments with participants to determine the necessary support and development opportunities including accredited learning.  You will support participants to identify and build on their strengths and enable them to engage in employment, training and/or education opportunities.  You will work cooperatively with a variety of agencies including other services and employers to support positive outcomes. 

You will require good IT skills, knowledge of job search, CV development, employability skills and the ability to lead and develop group sessions.  You will need to be able to demonstrate flexibility and resilience when faced with challenging situations plus the ability and desire to keep clients at the centre of decision making demonstrating a solutions focused attitude.   A driving licence would be desirable. 

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. 

We are proud to be a Living Wage employer and uphold Fair Work practices including being family friendly.  We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation.  Post subject to PVG check.

Please click here to read the job description. 

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

Informal enquiries can be made to Loraine Stephen on 01224 212924 or 07876860562hire)

Prince's Trust Team Leader (Fraserburgh)

Vacancy: Team Leader: The Prince’s Trust Team Programme

Hours: 36.25 hours per week

Salary: £20,661 to £22,658 per annum

Location: Based in Fraserburgh

Closing date: 25 October 2019 

As Team Leader you will plan, recruit and directly manage a cycle of structured 12-week personal development programmes for a team of young people aged 16-25, some of whom exhibit challenging behaviour. The programme is delivered by Aberdeen Foyer in partnership with Prince’s Trust Scotland and North East Scotland College. The Team programme includes a 5-day residential, team projects in the community and completion of PTQ (Prince’s Trust Qualification) & SQA units at National 4. 

An SVQ Level 3 or equivalent in training development, community learning or a related field is required, together with at least 2 years’ experience of working in a leadership role with young people. National 5 or equivalent in English is also essential for the post. You should possess excellent motivational skills to motivate and inspire disaffected young people to achieve their potential. 

A willingness to work out with normal hours is essential. 

To apply for this post please contact Recruitment@aberdeenfoyer.com and for any further information please email bryanm@aberdeenfoyer.com 

Please click here for the Job Description 

Please note the successful candidate would be expected that prior to starting with the team, they will need to attend residential training. 

Development Coach- Employability & Learning Team (Aberdeen)

Vacancy: Development Coach – Employability & Learning Team

Salary: £20,661 to £22,658 pa (depending on experience and qualifications)

Hours: 36.25 hrs per week

Location: Aberdeen City

Closing Date: 25 October 2019

The Foyer is looking for a new member of the team who will motivate and proactively engage with individuals and groups in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire.  Through the provision of information, advice and support this role supports clients to access employment, training and education opportunities.

Using a person-centred approach, you will undertake strength-based employability assessments with clients, to co-determine the necessary support and development opportunities with each client and support towards accredited learning, training and work.  You will support clients to build on their strengths and enable them to progress towards employment.  You will work cooperatively with a variety of stakeholders including other services and agencies to support positive outcomes.

The Foyer believes that every person has a unique set of strengths and capabilities and the potential for growth, change and success.  We see the person not the problem and over the past 24 years have worked with thousands of people making remarkable changes.  

To apply for this post or to request further information please email Recruitment@aberdeenfoyer.com

Please click here for the Job Description

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.