Bethany Christian Trust
Bethany Christian Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC003783

Transforming Lives across Scotland

Current vacancies

Care Van Coordinator – Glasgow

  • Part time
  • £26,230 pro-rata
  • On site: Glasgow
  • Closing 24th June 2024

An exciting opportunity has opened up in the Crisis Intervention division. We are looking for a Care Van Coordinator to oversee and develop the lunchtime Care Van service in Glasgow.

We are looking for someone who has a real heart to serve the communities of Royston and Parkhead. Someone who has good organizational skills to manage a rota of volunteers to serve alongside in helping some of the most vulnerable people in those areas.

This is a part time role, 12 hours a week. Ideally, you will have knowledge and understanding of working with vulnerable groups and will be PVG checked. A full driving licence and preferably experience of driving a long wheel base transit van. If you fit these criteria or looking to find out more about this role, please contact the People Team or the Care Van manager.

As Bethany is a Christian organisation this post carries an Occupational Requirement in line with Equality Act 2010. Please note that one reference must be from your church minister or leader to endorse your live and active Christian faith and commitment. Successful applicants for this post will require membership of the PVG scheme.

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Trusts and Grants Fundraiser – Edinburgh

  • Part time
  • £29,476 pro-rata
  • On site: Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th June 2024

Are you an experienced communications professional with a passion for social justice and creating engaging funding proposals?

Are you a creative copywriter, and storyteller? Do you thrive in collaborative working spaces, and enjoy developing lasting partnerships?

If so, this role in our fundraising team may be perfect for you.

Role

As Trust and Grants Fundraisers, you will inspire grant-makers and trustees to support Bethany Christian Trust in our mission to end homelessness in Scotland, one person at a time. We are looking for someone who is a talented storyteller, enthusiastic fundraiser, confident networker and dedicated researcher. As part of our team, you will design compelling funding applications, innovate new ways to connect with Trusts and Foundations, and steward vital income for our projects and services.

You will be part of our talented and multi-disciplinary Fundraising Team and be willing to support colleagues from Individual Giving, Communities and Events, and Marketing. Living our values, you will work with colleagues across the charity on funding applications and reports to develop income and enable our mission across Scotland.

You will be located in our head office at Bonnington Road in Leith, Edinburgh.

Bethany Christian Trust is a national charity working across Scotland to change the story of homelessness. We run 30 key services from Stornoway to Edinburgh, supporting over 7000 people each year. From our fleet of care vans delivering a warm meal and a chat to people in need, to community employability drop-ins and supported housing, we are here to support individuals at any stage of their journey out of homelessness.

We are committed to helping our employees flourish personally and professionally. Below are a few examples of the ways we support our employees.

  • Bethany provides 30 days of annual leave initially to all contracted staff, rising to a maximum of 40 days depending on length of service.
  • Bethany provides enhanced payments for maternity, paternity, and adoption.
  • Bethany operates a company pension scheme to which all staff are auto-enrolled, with option to opt out. We will match any staff member’s pension contribution up to a maximum of 5%.
  • Bethany provides a death in service benefit scheme.
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Welcome Centre Deputy Manager- Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • £32,998
  • On site: Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th June 2024

The Welcome Centre runs through the winter months for rough sleepers in Edinburgh. The Deputy Manager will support Welcome Centre Manager to maintain the Welcome Centre as a safe environment for guests and seek to support the team in all aspects of the service.

The Deputy Manager will provide administrative support and operational management to the staff and volunteers and work as part of a team operating a supportive working community.

You will bring proven leadership experience and have excellent communication skills. You will regularly visit the Welcome Centre and provide on call cover. Ideally you will have an SVQ3 in Health and Social Care/ Promoting independence.

This is a fixed term post with the potential to be made permanent with annually fluctuating hours.

As Bethany is a Christian organisation this post carries an Occupational Requirement in line with Equality Act 2010. Please note that one reference must be from your church minister or leader to endorse your live and active Christian faith and commitment. Successful applicants for this post will require membership of the PVG scheme.

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Project Worker – Anne Hope House

  • Full time
  • £27,280
  • On site: Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th July 2024

Anne Hope House is a therapeutic centre for women with multiple complex needs. Our holistic programs support them in their efforts to reintegrate into longer term accommodation and

community.

This post is restricted to female applicants in order to reduce barriers of access for the all-female residents.

We are looking for a Project Worker, who will work as part of a team seeking to meet the practical, emotional and spiritual needs of women with multiple complex needs. As part of a team you will ensure the smooth daily running of the therapeutic centre and help to create a safe supportive caring and empowering environment for service users.

Your main tasks include managing a case-load of support clients: assisting them in their stay by key working them, assisting them set and meet goals leading to resettlement. You will also provide appropriate emotional and practical support to service users assisting in budgeting, debt management, addiction support, household routines, arranging specific specialist help, liaising with other external agencies. Experience of working with vulnerable and homeless people, experience of working within a team and the ability to deal appropriately with challenging behaviour are needed for the role. SVQ3 in Social Care, Promoting Independence or equivalent as listed by SSSC as appropriate for a Housing Support Worker, or willingness to work towards this is essential.

At Bethany we are committed to helping our employees flourish personally and professionally. Bethany provides 30 days of annual leave initially to all contracted staff, rising to a maximum of 40 days depending on length of service. We also provide enhanced payments for maternity, paternity, and adoption. Bethany also provides a company pension scheme and a death in service benefit scheme.

Successful applicants for this post will require an membership of the PVG scheme.

As Bethany is a Christian organisation, this post carries an Occupational Requirement in line with the Equality Act 2010. Please note that one reference must be from your church minister or leader to endorse your live and active Christian faith and commitment.

We are committed to helping our employees flourish personally and professionally. Below are a few examples of the ways we support our employees.

  • Bethany provides 30 days of annual leave initially to all contracted staff, rising to a maximum of 40 days depending on length of service.
  • Bethany provides enhanced payments for maternity, paternity, and adoption.

  • Bethany operates a company pension scheme to which all staff are auto-enrolled, with option to opt out. We will match any staff member’s pension contribution up to a maximum of 5%.
  • Bethany provides a death in service benefit scheme.
  • (Depending on the role) Optional clinical supervision will be offered in line with best practice and fully funded by Bethany.
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