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Do you have a heart for helping young people experiencing homelessness to develop and learn independent living skills?


An opportunity has arisen for a full-time project worker to join the team at our Kharis Court residential service 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. The project is located in Bathgate, West Lothian.

You will be involved in the day-to-day running of the unit, providing emotional and practical support to individuals, and enabling them to learn independent living skills through support planning, assessments and key working. A team player with good communication skills, you will have experience and knowledge of our service user group and their surrounding issues.

Competence in the use of Microsoft office tools is essential. An SVQ 3 in Social Care, Promoting Independence or equivalent as listed by SSSC as appropriate for a ‘Housing Support Worker’ 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. Bethany also provides a  company pension scheme and a death in service benefit scheme.


Starting salary: £25,380 – £27,776 per annum.
Permanent Full time (37.5 hours/week)
Holiday entitlement: 225 hours per year pro rata

Closing date: 12pm on Monday 8 January 2024


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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 SSSC.

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