Bethany Christian Trust
Bethany Christian Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC003783

Transforming Lives across Scotland

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Fundraising Manager

  • Full time
  • £34,239 – £36,022
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st January 2020

The Fundraising Manager is responsible for raising awareness and funds to support the work of Bethany Christian Trust. The post holder will provide hands on leadership and direction to our Fundraising and Marketing teams which make up part of the Income Generation team. This role will manage a diverse range of fundraising specialisms and will drive employee engagement and development within the team. The post holder should have the ability to provide leadership in relation to digital technologies, brand, marketing and audience segmentation.

The ideal candidate will have the skills and knowledge to inspire and manage the Income Generation team and to co-ordinate, promote and increase Income Generation activities in Bethany Christian Trust.

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Events Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £24,236 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th February 2020

Are you passionate about social justice? Do you want to take part in events where we are able to raise funds by communicating our vision for a transformed Scotland where communities are more caring, more compassionate and more resilient? If so then we’d love to hear from you.

We have several well established events, like the upcoming Bethany Big Sleep Out, and several new events we are developing. You will be working with the Fundraising Manager and Team Lead as well as coordinating volunteer involvement and Bethany Ambassadors.

We are looking for someone with event management experience. Someone who is competent on social media and other marketing streams to secure participants and volunteers, proficient in conducting risk assessments and in securing resources for minimal/no cost.

Most of all we want someone who has a real passion for helping disadvantaged people, who believes everyone deserves a home and a right to contribute to society. We can offer a vibrant, fun team which has enjoyed significant success in the last 2 years and has a clear strategy for growth in the coming years. Bethany is a values driven organisation and those values are at the very heart of all we do.

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Facilities & Property Services Assistant

  • Full time
  • £21,864
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th February 2020

Are you passionate about social justice?

Bethany Christian Trust is a national charity whose mission is to relieve the suffering and meet the long term needs of homeless and vulnerable people in Scotland.

Bethany offers dispersed supported accommodation within the City of Edinburgh, Dumfries and Glasgow’s East End. We also have several retail units and offices to support our work and projects.

As a Facilities and Property Services Assistant, you will be responsible for ensuring that appropriate action is taken regarding leases, HMOs, landlord re-registrations, gas safety checks and other legal property requirements as deemed necessary by the manager. You will be the first point of contact with our insurance broker regarding claims handling.

You will be key to assist with the implementation of a new database for information about all Bethany Christian Trust Properties and ensuring that any required action regarding property is taken.

We are looking for someone who is experienced in database setup and data migration and proficient in use of Microsoft Office applications. You are highly organised, self-motivated and a great communicator.

Bethany is a Christian organisation and we looking for someone who is sympathetic to our ethos and values.

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Homelessness Prevention Manager East

  • Full time
  • £33,435 – £37,110
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st March 2020

Are you passionate to lead an innovative and experienced team in strengthening communities to prevent homelessness in Scotland?

We are looking for a manager to lead our existing Community Support and Development team in Edinburgh and Dundee. The team currently has eight staff members (5.24 FTE). Our targeted homelessness prevention projects are tailored to local needs and work in partnership with churches. We engage with individuals in communities to revitalise areas where the potential for homelessness isa real concern.

The role will involve overseeing a variety of work including Passing the Baton (Bethany’s befriending service for 40 isolated and lonely people), the work of Community Builders in Leith, Moredun, Sighthill and Menzieshill and supporting a Recovery & Resettlement Worker in Moredun and Gorebridge.

Candidates will require significant experience and a demonstrable passion for working with people from a range of backgrounds including vulnerable individuals and a personal drive to see people on the margins of society have their lives transformed.

The role is open to opportunities for flexible working in conversation with the Director of Homelessness Prevention.

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.

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Passing the Baton Activities Facilitator

  • Full time
  • £22,301 – £24,721
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th June 2020

Would you like to support isolated and lonely people with a history of homelessness?

Passing the Baton is Bethany’s Befriending Service operating in Edinburgh. Our aim is to befriend people back into the community. We befriend adults who may feel lonely and socially isolated and may also struggle with homelessness.

The principal role of the Coordinator will be to facilitate groups that include the Men’s Group and the Job & Volunteering Group. In addition to the groups, the Facilitator will also befriend and organise befriending relationships for people referred to the service.

Candidates will require significant experience and a demonstrable passion for working with people from a range of backgrounds including vulnerable individuals who may have complex needs. We’re looking for someone who is passionate about seeing lives transformed.

This position is supported by the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership who fund 27.5 hours of this role. The remaining 10 hours are funded via additional Trust income.

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.

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Van Driver / Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £19,285
  • Jane Street, Edinburgh EH6 5HD
  • Closing 22nd June 2020

We are in need of a Driver/Team Leader to collect and deliver furniture. Applicants must have a clean driving licence & a highly practical hands-on approach for this physically demanding job. Excellent customer service skills are required coupled with an ability to motivate individuals who may have a degree of support needs.

As Bethany is a Christian Organisation applicants should be in sympathy with the mission, vision and values of the Organisation. The successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure Scotland Check.

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Van Porter

  • Full time or Part time
  • £18,154
  • Jane Street, Edinburgh EH6 5HD
  • Closing 22nd June 2020

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.
  • 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. The successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure Scotland Check.

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Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,301 – £23,368
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th June 2020

Housing First is a model of helping people who are homeless and who have multiple and enduring support needs. The model operates using a number of principles, including people’s rights to a stable home that is without conditions, and flexible support that can vary in intensity and duration and is based on people’s strength, goals and aspirations. The successful post holder will work as part of a team to provide flexible and creative support to vulnerable people to identify and access suitable accommodation and live independently in their chosen community.

The Edinburgh Housing First service is a consortium of seven organisations delivering Housing First across Edinburgh. This is a growing service, expanding to meet demand in the city.

Bethany Christian Trust is looking for support workers to deliver Housing First Support to individuals across Edinburgh. You will have a proven record as a team player with excellent communication skills; you will have experience and knowledge of the service user group and their surrounding issues. We would welcome applicants with lived experience of these 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.

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.

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