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HR Officer

Are you interested in working in a small team that is focused on developing people and building relationships within the organisation? Are you passionate about making a real and positive difference in the lives of the homeless and vulnerable across Scotland? If you answered 'Yes', why not apply to be part of our team?

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HR Officer

A starting salary of £24,557-£27,747 gross per annum pro rata
Permanent, Part time: 30 hours, 0.8FTE
180 hours annual leave

This is a key role within the HR function, supporting and assisting managers across the organisation in a range of people management and development themes. The HR Officer is an integral and core team member providing expert HR case management advice whilst working proactively to support the HR Manager. The HR Officer will be required to work independently to maintain and prioritise their varied and busy workload.

What we are looking for:

  • CIPD qualified (or working towards).
  • Have a passion for HR.
  • Excellent communication skills: verbal and written with the ability to build professional relationships.
  • Sound administration skills, including HR database and systems experience.
  • Strong time management and prioritisation skills.
  • Excellent teamwork skills.
  • Experience in providing HR advice across all levels in an organisation.
  • Good knowledge of current employment legislation and best practice
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Required to have a genuine and active Christian faith and commitment

More details can be found in the job description which is available to download from our website. To apply, please complete the application forms for this role and email them to HR@bethanychristiantrust.com or if you would like the application forms sent by post please let us know. You can also contact HR on 0131 561 8964.

This Charity is a Christian Organisation and this role 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

Closing date: Wednesday 13 July, 12 noon

Interview date: Monday 18 July 2022

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Retail Assistants (Edinburgh and Gullane)

We are looking for Retail Assistants who are passionate about charity retail and helping a good cause

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Retail Assistant
Starting salary: £19,305.00 gross per annum pro rata
Permanent, Full time and Part time (various hours)
Holiday entitlement: 225 hours per year pro rata

  • Haddington Place shop: Full time
  • Morningside shop: Part time
  • Gullane shop: Part time

We have 5 shops in Edinburgh, 1 in Gullane and a new one in Glasgow to support the vital services we provide. All our services focus on relieving the immediate suffering and meeting the long terms needs of homeless and vulnerable people in Scotland. We don’t just work with homeless people. We stop people becoming homeless in the first place. When you join Bethany you are supporting projects such as the Welcome Centre, Care Van, Family Support work, Housing Support, etc.

As a Retail Assistant you will join a fantastic team of staff and volunteers.

You will make decisions on the sorting, recycling, pricing and displaying of donated goods in line with pricing guidelines for the shop.

This position also requires competent use of the till, and some financial tasks. You will be opening up and closing the shop, working alternating Saturdays. When working without a manager in the shop, you are required to follow daily and weekly work plans as set out by the Shop Manager.

Closing Date: 4th July 2022

Interview Date: TBC

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

Please send your application to HR@bethanychristiantrust.com

CVs will not be accepted as a substitute for an application form

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Casual Retail Assistant

We are looking for a Casual Retail Assistant who is passionate about charity retail and helping a good cause

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Casual Retail Assistant – Edinburgh
Hours – As Required
Hourly rate: £9.90

Bethany Christian Trust is looking to recruit bank casual staff for their retail operation; offering shifts across many Edinburgh sites.

Are you a people person? Do you have a passion for customer service?
Do you love creating an environment which looks creative and inviting for customers?
Would you enjoy taking on a challenge where every day brings new and exciting surprises?
Are you looking to work in a fun environment with a diverse team?

Bethany Christian Trust would love to hear from you.

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

Closing Date: ongoing

Interview Date: TBC

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Shop Manager (Glasgow)

We are looking for a Shop Manager for our Glasgow shop

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Shop Manager
Starting salary:
£22,186 gross per annum pro rata
Permanent, Full time and Part time (various hours)
Holiday entitlement: 225 hours per year pro rata

We have 5 shops in Edinburgh, 1 in Gullane, and a new one in Glasgow to support the vital services we provide. All our services focus on relieving the immediate suffering and meeting the long terms needs of homeless and vulnerable people in Scotland. We don’t just work with homeless people. We stop people becoming homeless in the first place. When you join Bethany you are supporting projects such as the Welcome Centre, Care Van, Family Support work, Housing Support, etc.

As a Shop Manager you will join a fantastic team of staff and volunteers.

You will provide excellent customer service in a professional charity retail environment. You will also identify and encourage the potential of staff in order to maximise their contribution to the success of the shop. Other responsibilities include to actively seek donations to maintain required stock levels with strong pricing, stock rotation and proactive selling.

This position also requires to build strong connections with local faith communities, and to grow and develop the business in line with strategies agreed with the Head of Group Income Generation

Closing Date: Monday 11th July 2022 

Interview Date: TBC

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.

Please send your application to HR@bethanychristiantrust.com

CVs will not be accepted as a substitute for an application form

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Passing the Baton Facilitator

Would you like to work with people who have a history of homelessness, to see isolation and loneliness reduced in Edinburgh?

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Homelessness Prevention
Passing the Baton Facilitator
Full time (37.5 hours/week)
Contract: Permanent
Salary range: £24,012 – £26,852

Passing the Baton (PtB) is Bethany’s Befriending Service operating in Edinburgh which aims to reduce the isolation and loneliness that people who have been homeless can experience. Our approach is collaborative and supportive of individuals as they move towards interdependent living within their community. Facilitators befriend and organise befriending relationships for people interested in the service.

The role also involves coproducing and cofacilitating an activity group as well as developing the PtB service and its ongoing establishment within Edinburgh. This involves maximizing relationships with churches, communities, and organisations.

Candidates will require experience and a passion for working with individuals from a range of backgrounds and a desire to come alongside people to reach their potential.

Starting salary for a successful candidate with an SVQ3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent would be £25,101.

This position is supported and funded by the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership.

As Bethany is a Christian organisation this post carries an Occupational Requirement in line with Equality Act 2010. Applicants should have and be able to evidence an active Christian faith and commitment.  Successful applicants for this post will require an enhanced disclosure and membership of the PVG scheme.

Closing Date: no later than 10am on Monday 4th July 2022

Interview Date: Thursday 7th July 2022

To apply please complete an application form and send it to HR@bethanychristiantrust.com

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Casual/Pool Care Worker

The relief staff provide a valuable support to permanent staff during times of sickness and holiday absences/staff shortages.

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Starting Salary: £11.44 per hour
Location: Edinburgh and West Lothian
Contract: Casual

To work as part of a team to ensure the smooth daily running of the unit and to help create a safe, supportive caring and empowering environment for service users.   To provide a high standard of care, among others.  Experience and knowledge of our service user group and the issues surrounding them is essential.  SVQ 3 in Social Care or equivalent is desirable coupled with experience in a Residential/Housing support setting.

As Bethany is a Christian organisation this post carries an Occupational Requirement in line with Equality Act 2010, applicants should have and be able to evidence an active Christian faith and commitment. Successful applicants for this post will require an enhanced disclosure and membership of the PVG scheme.

Closing Date: ongoing recruitment

To apply please complete an application form and send it to HR@bethanychristiantrust.com

Please do not send CV’s as they will not be accepted as a substitute for an application form. 

 

 

 

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Casual Van Porter

Gateway to Homes and Communities is a project that provides furniture and furnishings to help people who have been homeless to set up a new home.

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Casual Van Porter
Hours: when required
Hourly rate: £9.51

We are in need of a casual van porter to assist our drivers with loading, delivering and checking stock.

Essential skills for this role are:

  • Knowledge of mobile phone/smart phone technology.
  • Map Reading skills.
  • Good geographical knowledge of Edinburgh and its environs.
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Flexibility regarding all aspects of the job is important.
  • Punctuality & reliable attendance are essential.
  • This is largely a manual job requiring excellent physical health and manual handling.

More details can be found in the job description.

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

 

Closing date: TBC

Interview date: TBC

Please send your completed application to HR@bethanychristiantrust.com

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Shop Manager Morningside Shop

We are looking for a Shop Manager who is passionate about charity retail and helping a good cause

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Starting salary: £22,849.00 gross per annum
1 FTE: 37.5 hours/week
Permanent
Holiday entitlement: 225 hours per year pro rata

We are looking for a Shop Manager for our Morningside shop.

We have 5 shops in Edinburgh to support the vital services we provide. All our services focus on relieving the immediate suffering and meeting the long terms needs of homeless and vulnerable people in Scotland. We don’t just work with homeless people. We stop people becoming homeless in the first place. When you join Bethany you are supporting projects such as the Welcome Centre, Care Van, Family Support work, Housing Support, etc.

As a Shop Manager you will join a fantastic team of staff and volunteers.

You will provide excellent customer service in a professional charity retail environment. You will also identify and encourage the potential of staff in order to maximise their contribution to the success of the shop. Other responsibilities include to actively seek donations to maintain required stock levels with strong pricing, stock rotation and proactive selling.

This position also requires to build strong connections with local faith communities, and to grow and develop the business in line with strategies agreed with the Head of Group Income Generation

Closing Date: Friday, 24 June 2022

Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

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.

Please send your application to HR@bethanychristiantrust.com

CVs will not be accepted as a substitute for an application form

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Project Worker - Anne Hope House

Anne Hope House is a therapeutic centre for women with multiple complex needs.

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Project Worker – Anne Hope House

Salary: £14,058-£15,585.6 gross per annum
Part Time: 22.5 hours per week
Permanent
Holiday entitlement: 225 hours per year pro rata

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.

As Bethany is a Christian organisation this post carries an Occupational Requirement in line with Equality Act 2010, applicants should have and be able to evidence an active Christian faith and commitment. Successful applicants for this post will require an enhanced disclosure and membership of the PVG scheme.

Closing date: Monday, 11th July 2022 at 12 Noon

 Interview dates: 14th and 15th July 2022

To apply please complete an application form and send it to HR@bethanychristiantrust.com

Please do not send CV’s as they will not be accepted as a substitute for an application form.