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Do you have the skills and passion to help run a service that promotes independent living to young people experiencing homelessness?


An opportunity has arisen for a part-time Deputy Manager to join the team at our Kharis Court residential service for young people experiencing homelessness in West Lothian. The project provides accommodation to young men and women 16-25 years of age in a four bed communal living setting and also within in single supported flats.

As Deputy Manager, you will be involved in the day-to-day running of the unit, providing emotional and practical support to staff as they work to support young vulnerable people to learn independent living skills.

We are looking for a candidate with:

  • A proven record in leading/supervising staff with excellent communication skills.
  • Experience and knowledge of the service user group and their surrounding issues.
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft office tools.
  • An SVQ 4 in Social Care, Promoting Independence or equivalent as listed by SSSC as appropriate for a “Supervisor in a Housing Support Service” is desirable, coupled with experience of working with vulnerable and homeless people.


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,  and we provide a company pension scheme and a death in service benefit scheme.

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 and registration with the SSSC.


Starting salary: £19,798- £21,921 per annum
Permanent Part time: 22.5 hours/week

Closing date: 10am on Friday 19 July
Interview date: w/c 22 July



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As Bethany is a Christian organisation applicants interested should be in sympathy with and accept the mission, vision and values of the organisation.

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