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2 Support worker posts available at Stramullion  We are currently recruiting for 2 female Support Workers, 1 at 32hrs a week, and 1 at 16hrs a week. If you are interested in either role, please download and complete the application form. When completing the Personal...

CEO wins Community Commitment Award

On Saturday evening (14th September 2019) our Chief Executive was nominated for the Community Commitment Award in a prestigious awards ceremony hosted at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange. We want to express a huge congratulations to Helen, as she was deservedly announced...

Charity Golf Day 2019

A huge thank you to everyone who attended our our Charity Golf Day held at Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society on Friday 13th October 2019. We managed to raise over £2,760 over the course of the event! Congratulations to Team McGregor (pictured below) who took home the...

Can YOU help someone stay out of the rough?

Rowan Alba Charity Golf Tournament 2019 will be held on 13th September. There are a variety of ways you can make your presence felt at Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society. Book your place today.

Plus ça change…100 years since the Addison Act on housing

 This month marks a centenary of council housing, after the watershed Addison Act came into force across the UK in 1919. The legislation was meant to create Liberal PM Lloyd George’s “homes fit for heroes”, to house the returning soldiers from World War One. His...

Rowan Alba’s website gets an upgrade

Rowan Alba’s website recently got redeveloped, thanks to Edinburgh-based creative agency Whitespace. Whitespace donated 4 days of pro-bono work to help with the user experience and development of

We are looking for flexible, dynamic individuals to join our friendly organisation as Casual Support Workers at various Edinburgh locations. If you think you're right for this role, then we’d love to hear from you. Contact us at for more information.

10 October is #WorldHomelessDay2021 and we're asking you to think big and act local! When you donate to a Scottish front-line charity like Rowan Alba every penny is used to stop the misery of homelessness in your community. To make a donation, visit

We’re looking for a Hospital Link Worker to join the CARDS team. £21,000 pro-rata based on 35-hour week, part-time 18 hours a week. 3-year contract with the intention of extending funding. Please note: post closes 15/10/2021. Head to for more.

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