Current vacancies

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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This vacancy has now closed

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.

This vacancy has now closed

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.

This vacancy has now closed

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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Retail Volunteer

Charity Shops / Retail

13th August 2019

Retail volunteers are the backbone of our shops. A day can include sorting donations, operating the till or pricing stock- but every day, and every shop, is different! Each volunteer brings their own skills, experience and character to a role. Read more