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.
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.
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.
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.
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.