Bethany Christian Centre aims, through a supported residential community, to assist individuals in their recovery from an addictive lifestyle.
The Centre provides access to a selection of recovery programmes including structured group-work, one-to-one support, recreation, work activities and training opportunities. There is a focus on a Christian recovery programme, however individuals who do not want a faith aspect are also accommodated and provided with a tailored recovery programme
We are looking for 2 Project Workers, one permanent and one fixed term for 10 months.
As a Project Worker, you will be involved in the day-to-day running of a residential unit, providing emotional and practical support to 17 adult male residents in overcoming addiction, and enabling them live independently through support planning, assessments and key working and delivering group-work session.
Bethany is an equal opportunities employer and there are female workers in these roles, however given this is a unit with all males we are looking for male applicants for this particular post in order to reduce barriers of access for the all-male residents.
As an excellent team player with great 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. 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.
“To make Leith the best place to be”
For the past 40 years Port of Leith HA has been actively providing high quality affordable housing and promoting the ongoing regeneration of Leith and neighbouring communities in North Edinburgh. Our ambition is “to make Leith the best place to be”. We have an exciting new build programme of approximately 850 units over the next 5 years, including a Passivhaus development and 400 new homes at Granton Harbour.
We are seeking to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic Money Advice Worker to join our tenant advice team, based in our office in Leith. You will provide an excellent service to our tenants to ensure that income is maximised through debt and budgeting advice. You will have excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills and be able to work with minimum supervision.
The main purpose of the role is:
You will be accountable for ensuring all work done by you meets regulatory and recognised good practice standards, including those of the Financial Conduct Authority.
You will have a thorough and current knowledge of money and debt advice, with at least 2 years’ relevant experience working in this field, along with a good general level of education. You should also be familiar with case recording on AdvicePro.
This post is subject to Police Check Standard Disclosure.
We know that our people are our greatest asset and we’re proud to be an Investors in People Gold-accredited employer. In addition, we are listed within the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work for 2019.
We offer an excellent benefits package, in attractive, modern offices in the centre of Leith. We are also able to provide opportunities for training and development.
We are looking for a skilled trainer with experience of Scottish education to support the delivery of our LGBT Charter Programme, and to lead LGBT Awareness training across Edinburgh. Do you have a good understanding of LGBT identities and inclusion, youth participation & community engagement? Are you creative in the design and delivery of programmes? Are you an engaging and approachable training facilitator? If this is the job for you then see the information below on how to apply. Training will be provided.
The Junction is an award-winning charity that takes a holistic approach towards young people’s health and well-being. We work with 12-21 year olds in North East Edinburgh doing one-to-one support, counselling, creative projects and more.
We are looking for committed individuals to join the board of trustees. If you have time, are willing to ask questions and share our values of equality, transparency and community then we would love to hear from you. We are particularly looking for people with previous Board, Finance, Counselling and/or Social Work, Human Resources experience. Duties/tasks for the year include:
• Attend 4 board meetings
• Attend or dial-in to 4 informal meetings with board members
• Contribute to a sub-group that meets roughly 4 times - a team of staff and board members
• Attend 2 Development Days with staff and/or trustees (usually but not always a Saturday in Spring and Autumn)