Bethany Christian Trust
Bethany Christian Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC003783

Transforming Lives across Scotland

Current vacancies

Volunteer and People Development Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £20,115 – £21,113
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd October 2018

We are looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to join our People Development and Relationships team for a 9 month maternity cover. Bethany has a diverse volunteer base who support us throughout the organisation both in short term and long term roles.

The role involves:

Recruitment and placement of volunteers in suitable roles as well as coordination of the induction process.

Maintaining the volunteer database and reporting on volunteer levels.

Supporting management with volunteering issues and predicting future needs.

Raising the profile of Bethany to potential volunteers through job fairs and events

Setting up thank you events and training

Be involved in the coordination of corporate engagement strategy through volunteering opportunities.

An Ideal candidate would:

Have knowledge of the third sector and the volunteer experience

Experience using the HR system iTrent

Great interpersonal and relationship building skills

Excellent organisational and administration skills

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Project Worker x4, Full-time

  • Full time
  • £21,748
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th August 2018

CARE SHELTER EDINBURGH 2018/2019

The Care Shelter runs through the winter months to provide shelter for people who would otherwise be sleeping rough in Edinburgh. We require staff to cover the night shift for 32 weeks (working one week on, one week off) from 24 September 2018 until 5 May 2019. This is a fixed term contract post starting on the 12 September 2018 to allow training which will take place during the day.

You will work in various locations around Edinburgh in conjunction with volunteers who provide meals and support. You will feel motivated to show God’s love to people who are homeless and vulnerable on our city’s streets. Every winter we see lives transformed and God working in amazing ways!

You can find the Care Shelter report for 2017/18 here: bethanychristiantrust.com/news-article/care-shelter-2017-2018

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? You will work constant night shift for 32 weeks (one week on, one week off).

You will work closely with service users and volunteers 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.

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Care Shelter Team Leader x2

  • Full time
  • £22,728
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th August 2018

CARE SHELTER EDINBURGH 2018/2019

The Care Shelter runs through the winter months to provide shelter for people who would otherwise be sleeping rough in Edinburgh. We require staff to cover the night shift for 32 weeks (working one week on, one week off) from 24 September 2018 until 5 May 2019.

This is a fixed term contract post starting on the 12 September 2018 to allow training which will take place during the day.

You will work in various locations around Edinburgh in conjunction with volunteers who provide meals and support. You will feel motivated to show God’s love to people who are homeless and vulnerable on our city’s streets. Every winter we see lives transformed and God working in amazing ways!

You can find the Care Shelter report for 2017/18 here: bethanychristiantrust.com/news-article/care-shelter-2017-2018

Two team leaders are required to manage and coordinate the teams of three project workers and to work closely with volunteers. You will bring proven leadership experience and have excellent communication skills. You will work constant night shift for 32 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 a good working knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel.

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

Project Worker x2, Part-time

  • Part time
  • £21,748 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th August 2018

CARE SHELTER EDINBURGH 2018/2019

The Care Shelter runs through the winter months to provide shelter for people who would otherwise be sleeping rough in Edinburgh. We require staff to cover the night shift for 32 weeks (working one week on, one week off) from 24 September 2018 until 5 May 2019. This is a fixed term contract post starting on the 12 September 2018 to allow training which will take place during the day.

You will work in various locations around Edinburgh in conjunction with volunteers who provide meals and support. You will feel motivated to show God’s love to people who are homeless and vulnerable on our city’s streets. Every winter we see lives transformed and God working in amazing ways!

You can find the Care Shelter report for 2017/18 here: bethanychristiantrust.com/news-article/care-shelter-2017-2018

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? You will work constant night shift for 32 weeks (one week on, one week off).

You will work closely with service users and volunteers 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.

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This vacancy has now closed

Support Worker - Bethany Housing First

  • Full time
  • £21,648 – £23,996
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st September 2018

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.

Bethany Christian Trust is looking for a support worker 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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Senior Support Worker - Bethany Housing First

  • Full time
  • £23,184 – £24,811
  • Bonnington Road, Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st September 2018

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.

Bethany Christian Trust is looking for a senior support worker to lead a small team to deliver Housing First Support to individuals across Edinburgh. You will have a proven record as a team player with excellent organisation and communication skills; you will have experience in leading teams and have 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 4 in Social Care, Promoting Independence or equivalent as listed by SSSC as appropriate for a “Supervisor in a Housing Support Service” 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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Shop Manager, Stockbridge

  • Part time
  • £20,699 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th September 2018

Do you have the skills and experience to lead our team of staff and volunteers in our shop in Stockbridge?

We are looking for a hands-on, can-do Shop Manager, gifted in problem solving, with strong organisational ability, focussed on delivering targets and competent with technology. You will have the confidence and ability to lead and motivate a small team of staff and volunteers, on a day to day basis; to make sure they are able to maximise their contribution through excellent customer service in a professional charity retail environment.

We are looking for an experienced candidate who can champion the shop’s smooth functioning, by building an effective, friendly and strong rapport with the customers and creating goodwill for the store.

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 a live and active Christian faith and commitment.

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Resettlement Worker (CSD West)

  • Part time
  • £21,648 – £23,996 pro-rata
  • Parkhead and Tollcross, Glasgow
  • Closing 8th October 2018

Want to be part of seeing lives transformed?

Bethany Christian Trust are launching an innovative new project in the East End of Glasgow. The project seeks to support five new tenants by providing support with lifeskills as well as developing and overseeing befriending relationships that integrate people into their local community.

We are looking for a candidate who will deliver and develop this new service. A significant part of the role will be to facilitate lifeskills one-to-one and in a group work setting. This will involve the post holder creating and delivering structured resources.

The successful candidate will be proactive and maintain ongoing relationships with our local church partner (Parkhead Nazarene) and other organisations across the wider Glasgow area.

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.

The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Scotland Check.

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Top job! Head of Fundraising and Development

  • Full time
  • £41,228 – £43,312
  • Based in Edinburgh and manages a Scotland wide team.
  • Closing 19th October 2018

Key responsibilities include:

  • Motivating and managing the fundraising and development Team Leads
  • Ensuring Bethany has a portfolio of fundraising strands that deliver a good return to generate income for our frontline services
  • Influencing and driving the development of new fundraising ideas to achieve BCT strategy

Skills required:

  • Extensive experience of income generation within the 3rd sector and or business world. Member of the Institute of Fundraising.
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of Marketing, project management and events management.
  • Proven management and leadership and change management skills at a senior, strategic, level.
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills – able to develop strategies for how to approach Team Leads and staff to help them see what is required to deliver a plan.
  • Excellent capacity to form, build and maintain relationships with people from a range of backgrounds and professions
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Volunteering

Drop-in Volunteer

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Befriending / Mentoring

15th October 2018

We have a role for everyone! We provide the basics of food, drink and washing facilities for anyone in need. Our vision is through Christian Love In Action. Vulnerable people empowered to live independently within society. Volunteers must have an active church background. Read more

Retail Volunteer

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Charity Shops / Retail

17th April 2014

You will receive training, guidance and supervision as part of our retail team. Opportunities include operating the till, serving customers, dressing windows, displaying goods, sorting and pricing donations and all other aspects of charity shop work. You may be involved with whit… Read more