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 

Data Administrator - (Aberdeen City)

This post is part funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) 

Data Administrator - FOYER FUTURES (Fixed Term until March 2020) 

Salary: £20,138* (pro rata) 

Hours: 15 per week 

Location: Aberdeen  

Closing Date: Friday 20 December 2019 4 pm  

Aberdeen Foyer is looking for Data Administrator to support the implementation and development of a new impact recording system.  

Our Foyer Futures service works with young people of secondary school age who are facing difficulties in their lives and have become disengaged from education and/or statutory services.  We are 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.  

Our new cloud-based Impact Recording system requires someone to support the implementation and maintenance of the database including data entry and must have a strong understanding and respect for social boundaries especially client confidentiality.    

We need someone who understands data structures, possesses strong analytical skills and a has great attention to detail.  We need a team player who enjoys collaboration and the learning towards solutions and insights.   

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. 

For more information and to discuss the role in more detail please contact: 

Martyna Lambon  t. 01224 212924  e. martyna.lambon@aberdeenfoyer.com 

Please click here to read the job description.

To apply for the post, please fill in the forms on this page and email to recruitment@aberdeenfoyer.com  

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Casual Worker (Housing Support - Fraserburgh & Peterhead)

Hours: As required, flexible basis 

Location: Fraserburgh & Peterhead 

Closing Date: 8 January 2020 

The Foyer is looking for an enthusiastic individual to provide additional support to the Aberdeenshire Housing Support Team as a Casual Worker. You will be working alongside 16-25-year-olds to identify and build upon their individual skills and talents, empowering them to realise their potential with the aim to move forward towards living happy and independent lives. The post entails continuous monitoring and review of a young person’s progress towards achieving goals which are relevant, realistic and achievable through a person centred, solution focused action planning process.   

You will provide additional support to staff who are expected to coordinate appropriate internal and external support opportunities that help build on strengths while growing tenants’ self-confidence and self-belief.   

You should have experience in social work, youth work, community learning and development, health or housing services. You must hold, or be working towards, a qualification in Health and Social Care that meets the SSSC registration. Satisfactory references and successful completion of a PVG check with Disclosure Scotland is a requirement for this post. 

The successful applicant will have proven ability in developing effective relationships with young people. This post requires a solution focused, adaptable & motivational individual. 

For this post, the Foyer has complete discretion whether to offer work. You may refuse an offer of work by the Foyer. The Foyer offers no guarantee of any work at any time, or any minimum amount of work.

Please click here to read the Job Description.

To apply for the post, please fill in the forms on this page and email to recruitment@aberdeenfoyer.com 

Learning Support Assistant (CJS Post) - Aberdeen City

We have a CJS vacancy for a Learning Support Assistant** (25 hours/week) based at the Foyer Training Centre, Crown Street in Aberdeen.

Duties include supporting staff with training delivery, supporting training participants with computer use, CV preparation, job search skills, job applications, admin tasks, input to client database, respond to telephone enquiries and make follow up calls.

**This vacancy is only open to vulnerable unemployed 16 to 29 year olds, including carers, early service leavers (armed forces), care experienced, disabled, and young people with convictions and who are not on Specialist Employability Support (SES)
Anyone interested in this vacancy should contact their local Jobcentre Plus or Skills Development Scotland advisor directly. See link for more information https://scvo.org.uk/…/a1X0N00000…/learning-support-assistant     e)

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.