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Retail Assistant - Morningside Shop

We are looking for someone who is passionate about charity retail and helping a good cause.

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Job Title: Retail Assistant – Morningside Shop
Job Type: Permanent, Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £18,154 annum
Holiday entitlement: 225 hours per year

Ending homelessness in Scotland, one person at a time

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 Winter Care Shelter, 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.

More details can be found in the attached job description.

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

For an application pack please download from our website or contact HR on 0131 561 8964

Closing Date: no later than 10am on Friday, 14 August 2020

Interview Date: TBC 

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

Completed applications can be emailed to HR@bethanychristiantrust.com

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Referrals & Communications Worker

Would you like to use your administration skills to support our dedicated staff team as they prevent homelessness in Scotland?

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Salary: £7,354.80 gross per annum
Hours: Part time 15 hrs per week
Contract: Permanent
Holidays: 90 hours per year

 This role will involve carrying out a range of administrative tasks for our Community Support & Development team in the East of Scotland, based in Edinburgh. Tasks will include dealing with enquiries from members of the public and those who use our services, as well as assisting with the recruitment and ongoing support of volunteers.

We are looking for candidates with experience in administration work but who also have the character to help create a welcoming, supportive environment for those we support and is passionate about seeing lives transformed. As Bethany Christian Trust is a Christian organisation, applicants must be in sympathy with the values and mission of the charity. Successful applicants for this post will be required to undergo a standard disclosure check.

For an application form please download from our website at https://www.bethanychristiantrust.com

Closing Date: 10am Thursday 13th of August 2020

Interview Date: Friday 14th August 2020

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

Completed applications can be emailed to HR@bethanychristiantrust.com

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Shop Manager - Morningside Shop

We re looking for someone with exceptional skills to lead and organise our Morningside shop.

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Job Title: Shop Manager – Morningside Shop
Job Type: Permanent, Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £21,751 annum
Holiday entitlement: 225 hours per year

Ending homelessness in Scotland, one person at a time

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 Winter Care Shelter, Care Van, Family Support work, Housing Support etc

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

You will look after the day-to-day rotas and routines required by the shop to function accurately, namely staff matters, cash handling, health and safety, manual handling and managing reputational risk. You will build relationships with customers, donors, Churches and other supporters. You will be responsible for our volunteers.

More details can be found in the attached job description.

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.

For an application pack please download from our website or contact HR on 0131 561 8964

Closing Date: no later than 10am on Friday, 14 August 2020

Interview Date: TBC 

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

Completed applications can be emailed to HR@bethanychristiantrust.com

 

Download Job Description & Application documents

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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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Overnight Welcome Centre, Night Shift Project Worker

There are four project worker positions available to work night shifts, up to full-time.

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Overnight Welcome Centre, Night Shift Project Worker

Salary: £23,998.70 per annum for 39.375 hours per week
Hourly Rate: £11.72
Up to 39.375 hours per week
Fixed Term – 31 weeks from 28 September

Bethany Christian Trust has operated a Care Shelter in Edinburgh every winter since 1996, providing emergency shelter to people who would otherwise be sleeping rough. Following the Covid crisis, and in recognition that for a number of years the provision has far outstripped the traditional shelter model, Bethany’s care of people who are rough sleeping will continue in the form of an “Overnight Welcome Centre” from October till May. Guests will continue to be welcomed in, receive a hot meal and have access to support through trained staff and visiting partner agencies. The Overnight Welcome Centre will be a route for guests out of rough sleeping and into accommodation, via a variety of routes tailored to the individual.

Do you have the knowledge of and passion to provide an excellent caring service to homeless and vulnerable people who need shelter during the cold winter months, as well as supporting them to access routes into accommodation? You will work constant night shift for 30 weeks (one week on, one week off).

You will work closely with guests, volunteers, City of Edinburgh Council and other support agencies so excellent communication skills are essential.  Ideally you will bring an SVQ3 in Health & Social Care/Promoting Independence. A full UK driving licence with a D1 category (minibus) is desirable.

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.

For an application form please download from our website or contact HR on 0131 561 8964

Closing Date: Monday 10 August 2020 at 10am

Interview Date: Wednesday 12 to Friday 14 August 2020

(Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, interviews will likely be carried out using video conferencing) 

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.

HR@bethanychristiantrust.com

 

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Overnight Welcome Centre, Twilight Shift Project Worker (Part-Time)

There are two part-time project worker positions available, working 8pm until midnight to cover the busiest period each evening.

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Overnight Welcome Centre, Twilight Shift Project Worker (Part-Time)

FTE 0.37
Salary: £22,853 pa (pro rata)
Hourly Rate: £11.72
Fixed Term – 31 weeks from 28 September

Bethany Christian Trust has operated a Care Shelter in Edinburgh every winter since 1996, providing emergency shelter to people who would otherwise be sleeping rough. Following the Covid crisis, and in recognition that for a number of years the provision has far outstripped the traditional shelter model, Bethany’s care of people who are rough sleeping will continue in the form of an “Overnight Welcome Centre” from October till May. Guests will continue to be welcomed in, receive a hot meal and have access to support through trained staff and visiting partner agencies. The Overnight Welcome Centre will be a route for guests out of rough sleeping and into accommodation, via a variety of routes tailored to the individual.

Do you have the knowledge of and passion to provide an excellent caring service to homeless and vulnerable people who need shelter during the cold winter months, as well as supporting them to access routes into accommodation?

You will work closely with guests, volunteers, City of Edinburgh Council and other support agencies so excellent communication skills are essential. Ideally you will bring an SVQ3 in Health & Social Care/Promoting Independence. A full UK driving licence with a D1 category (minibus) is desirable.

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.

For an application form please download from our website or contact HR on 0131 561 8964

Closing Date: Monday 10 August 2020 at 10am

Interview Date: Wednesday 12 to Friday 14 August 2020

(Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, interviews will likely be carried out using video conferencing) 

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.

HR@bethanychristiantrust.com

 

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Overnight Welcome Centre Team Leader

There are two team leader positions available which will be up to full-time.

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Overnight Welcome Centre Team Leader

Salary: £25,080.33 pa for 39.375 hours per week

Hourly Rate: £12.25

Up to 39.375 hours per week

Fixed Term – 31.5 weeks from 23 September

Bethany Christian Trust has operated a Care Shelter in Edinburgh every winter since 1996, providing emergency shelter to people who would otherwise be sleeping rough. Following the Covid crisis, and in recognition that for a number of years the provision has far outstripped the traditional shelter model, Bethany’s care of people who are rough sleeping will continue in the form of an “Overnight Welcome Centre” from October till May. Guests will continue to be welcomed in, receive a hot meal and have access to support through trained staff and visiting partner agencies. The Overnight Welcome Centre will be a route for guests out of rough sleeping and into accommodation, via a variety of routes tailored to the individual.

Team leaders are required to manage and coordinate the teams of three project workers, to work closely with volunteers and liaise with City of Edinburgh Council and other support agencies. You will bring proven leadership experience and have excellent communication skills. You will work constant night shift for 30 weeks (one week on, one week off). Ideally you will have an SVQ3 in Health and Social Care/Promoting Independence.

A full UK driving licence with a D1 category (minibus) is desirable, knowledge of the service user group and good IT and admin skills.

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.

For an application form please download from our website or contact HR on 0131 561 8964

Closing Date: Monday 10 August 2020 at 10am

Interview Date: Wednesday 12 to Friday 14 August 2020

(Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, interviews will likely be carried out using video conferencing) 

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.

HR@bethanychristiantrust.com

Download Job Description and Application documents