Bethany Christian Trust
Bethany Christian Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC003783

Transforming Lives across Scotland

Current vacancies

PDR Database Officer

  • Full time
  • £22,747
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th September 2021

As PDR Database Officer, you will be an integral and core team member and work proactively in our People Development and Relationships Team.

In this role you will gain excellent experience in the full remit of HR work. The role is very varied and the post holder will require to be both reactive and sensitive to the HR issues arising within the organisation at any given time. This post is requires you to have in depth knowledge of and notable experience with iTrent, our HR database

We need you to be innovative, proactive, comfortable working on your own initiative, adaptable, supportive, diplomatic and discreet, with strong time management skills. We are also looking for an individual with the ability to build and develop good relationships at all levels. In return, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the success and growth of this respected charity and gain fantastic HR experience as part of our small, friendly team.

Essential experience and skills required for this role:

  • Sound HR Administration experience
  • Excellent IT skills and proficiency in the use of HR software, Microsoft Office and also maintaining and enhancing the HR system
  • Good working knowledge of Midland HR iTrent software
  • Knowledge of the legal requirements of the recruitment process including but not limited to eligibility to work in the UK processes
  • Excellent team work skills
  • Excellent organisational ability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Above all you will be motivated by the work of Bethany Christian Trust and of being part of our on-going work to meet the needs of homeless and vulnerable people in our country.

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HR Trainee

  • Part time
  • £18,798 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd March 2021

As HR Trainee, you will be an integral and core team member and work proactively in our People Development and Relationships Team.

This is a true generalist role in which you will gain excellent experience in the full remit of HR work. The role is very varied and the post holder will require to be both reactive and sensitive to the HR issues arising within the organisation at any given time. This post is developmental and is an excellent opportunity for someone keen to develop in HR to gain valuable experience. We are looking for someone who is CIPD qualified or equivalent.

We need you to be innovative, proactive, comfortable working on your own initiative, adaptable, supportive, diplomatic and discreet, with strong time management skills. We are also looking for an individual with the ability to build and develop good relationships at all levels. In return, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the success and growth of this respected charity and gain fantastic HR experience as part of our small, friendly team.

Above all you will be motivated by the work of Bethany Christian Trust and of being part of our on-going work to meet the needs of homeless and vulnerable people in our country.

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Individual Giving Fundraiser

  • Part time
  • £25,216 – £26,928 pro-rata
  • 65 Bonnington Road, Edinburgh (currently working from home)
  • Closing 23rd May 2021

Do you have a passion for donor centred fundraising?

At Bethany we are committed to developing a relationship with our supporters, to understand why they are willing to invest in our work and what they expect to hear from us. We are looking for someone who has an engaging personality and who likes to communicate with people on a one-to-one level whether in person or through a written or digital medium. You must be able to write (yes – handwritten!) chatty personal notes to thank supporters for their gift and know how to engage with someone to build a relationship between them and Bethany.

This role encompasses Major giving, In Memory/In Celebration Giving and Legacy Giving. That means on occasion you will need to work sensitively alongside families who are giving a gift in memory of a loved one who has passed away. You will be establishing a legacy marketing strategy to develop Bethany’s legacy giving over the long term.

You will contribute to the development of appeal concepts for our 3 annual direct mail appeals and help acknowledge and process the income from those appeals at busy times.

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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Casual/Maintenance Assistants and Workers

  • Part time
  • £21,751 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd August 2021

We are looking to expand our casual pool of general labourers and qualified electricians. You will join our maintenance team working across our many sites and on a range of jobs including electrical repairs, joinery work and property maintenance.

Starting Salary: £11.15 per hour

Location: Edinburgh

Contract: Casual

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.

You will be working closely with our maintenance team on a casual basis. The purpose of this role is to support the maintenance team and assist with carrying out general repairs, electrical, joinery, plumbing and refurbishment work at both our residential and commercial properties. This role will also involve occasional travel within Scotland.

You will require an up-to-date CSC certification and experience in general labour and electrical work. Team working, willingness to learn, flexibility, and consideration towards our service users are essential to this role. A driving license is desirable. This position is subject to a satisfactory basic disclosure check.

As Bethany is a Christian organisation, applicants should be sympathetic with and supportive of the Company’s aims as expressed in its mission and values statements.

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Events Fundraiser

  • Part time
  • £25,216 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th August 2021

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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Nightshift Project Worker

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • Rapid Re-accommodation Welcome Centre, Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd September 2021

We require temporary staff who will work constant night shift for 30 weeks (one week on, one week off). You will work in Edinburgh in conjunction with volunteers who provide meals and support from 7.45pm to 8am, with an hour break. Ideally, you will have a good knowledge of the service user group and a working knowledge of MS Office. An SVQ3 in Health & Social Care/Promoting Independence 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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Twilight Shift Project Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Rapid Re-accommodation Welcome Centre , Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th August 2021

We require temporary staff who will work a twilight shift from 6pm to midnight with a 20 minute break for 30 weeks (hours and pattern negotiable). Ideally, you will have a good knowledge of the service user group and a working knowledge of MS Office. An SVQ3 in Health & Social Care/Promoting Independence 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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Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,247 – £25,216
  • Kharis Court, Bathgate
  • Closing 10th September 2021

This role will complement the existing team in providing a 24 hour 7 day per week support and warden service to the young people accommodated within the unit. Successful candidate will be required to work shifts (including sleepovers) on a 5 out of 7 day basis.

Kharis Court is a residential unit for young people experiencing homelessness in West Lothian. The project provides accommodation to young men and women 16-25 years of age in a four bed hostel and to young men and women 16-25 in 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.

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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Daytime Project Worker

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • Rapid Re-accommodation Welcome Centre, Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd September 2021

We require temporary staff who will work constant day shift for 30 weeks (one week on, one week off). Daytime team hours are from 7.45am to 8pm with an hour break. Ideally, you will have a good knowledge of the service user group and a working knowledge of MS Office. An SVQ3 in Health & Social Care/Promoting Independence 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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Team Leader

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • Rapid Re-accommodation Welcome Centre, Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd September 2021

Team Leaders are required to manage and coordinate a team of three Project Workers, and to work closely with the volunteers. Nightshift team hours are from 7.45pm to 8am, with an hour break. You will bring proven leadership experience and have excellent communication skills. Ideally, you will have a good knowledge of the service user group and a working knowledge of MS Office. An SVQ3 in Health & Social Care/Promoting Independence is desirable. You will work constant night shift for 30 weeks (one week on, one week off).

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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Housing Officer

  • Part time
  • £22,186 pro-rata
  • Bethany Homes Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th September 2021

An opportunity has arisen for a housing officer to join our Bethany Homes team in Edinburgh on a part-time basis. The Housing Officer will ensure the efficient outworking of supported tenancy management functions across Bethany flats, predominately in the City of Edinburgh, but also across other localities where Bethany owns properties such as Glasgow, Aberdeen, and Dumfries. Responsibilities will include letting, inspecting, and management of properties, helping to meet occupancy targets, working closely with the tenants to provide the highest level of care, including dealing with the day-to-day issues of housing and property management, supporting the tenants with rent and maintenance issues, and also providing Bethany Homes administrative support as required.

As part of the wider Bethany Homes Team, you will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills, have the ability to show initiative, work within the team, and on your own, while prioritising your workload. You will have experience and knowledge of the service user group, and their surrounding issues relating to homelessness, as well as, having housing and/or residential property letting management experience ideally with a recognised Level 3 qualification in either Letting and Managing Residential Properties or Housing Management or willingness to work toward such a qualification. Competence in the use of Microsoft office tools is essential.

As Bethany is a Christian organisation, this post carries an Occupational Requirement in line with Equality Act 2010 and as such requires candidates to be in sympathy with the mission, ethos and values of Bethany Christian Trust.

Successful applicants for this post will require membership of the PVG (Adult) scheme.

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HR Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,978
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th September 2021

Bethany Christian Trust is a social action organisation that aims to transform the lives of vulnerable people and local communities across Scotland. As a charity, we are committed to meeting the long-term needs of homeless and vulnerable people.

We have an impressive and challenging development plan to grow and respond to the changing needs in society. The drive, determination and dedication from our people is what makes the charity stand out.

So what are we looking for?

The HR Manager will be an integral member of the People Development and Relationship Team and proactively work to deliver HR best practice and focused HR solutions in people management, development and engagement to support the plans and priorities of their division, the wider organisation and the requirements of commissioning and other external monitoring bodies.

You will need to be technically sound in HR to undertake this role, but we need more than that…….

We need you to be innovative, proactive, adaptable, supportive, diplomatic and discreet, with the ability to build and develop good relationships at all levels, as well as having the drive and motivation to implement change when needed. In return, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the success and growth of this respected charity whilst being part of a great management team.

This Charity is a Christian Organisation and this role carries an Occupational requirement in line with the 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

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