"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.

To apply for any of the vacancies 
please complete the forms below and email to: 

• 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 Outreach

Development Coach Outreach


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

Hours: 36.25 hours per week

Location: Inverurie and surrounding areas

Closing date: 26th April at 5pm

Interviews: Thursday 2nd May at NESCOL learning centre Inverurie


We are looking for a new member of the team who will motivate and proactively engage with clients in central 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 in particular support towards accredited learning.  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 in Aberdeenshire 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 23 years have worked with thousands of people making remarkable changes.

To apply for this post or to request further information please email

Click here for Job Description.

Development Coach REACH

Development Coach REACH

(Recovery, Employability, Achievement, Challenge, Hope). Secondments welcomed.


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

Hours: 36.25 hours per week

Location: Banff (with occasional delivery in other surrounding locations)

Closing date: 26th April at 5pm.

Interviews: Wednesday 1st May in Banff. Venue to be confirmed

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.

Working in partnership with North East Scotland College and other partners, the course builds confidence, enhances community links and accredits learning.  Participants leave with Extended Level 1 City and Guilds Employability award, Emergency First Aid, Elementary Food Hygiene, with new relationships and improved self-esteem.

The post holder will have skills, knowledge and experience which enable them to support participants to achieve their individual and group aspirations.

To apply for this post or to request further information please email

Click here for Job Description.


Board Membership

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:

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