Churches Action For The Homeless
Churches Action For The Homeless

Charity registered in Scotland SC021740

Churches Action for the Homeless (CATH) is a charity which supports, encourages and promotes the development and delivery of projects aimed at alleviating homelessness and its associated issues in Perth and surrounding areas. CATH is a company limited by guarantee with charitable status, based in Perth City Centre.

CATH is committed to treating those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness with dignity and respect. Our service users are supported in a non-judgemental, empathetic manner to make informed choices regarding their support, living arrangements and lifestyle choices. Our services are open to anyone in need of them and provided without commitment to change.


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Development Worker(s)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £20,730
  • Perth
  • Closing 25th April 2021

Main purpose of the job: Responsible for the delivery of Support Services offered by CATH focusing on vulnerable people throughout Perth & Kinross

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Service Delivery:

Provide an effective needs led service to service users throughout their engagement with CATH, in line with Cath’s policies and procedures

Deliver an effective early intervention support service to achieve the best possible results

Build and maintain relationships with complimentary agencies to secure best outcomes for service users and support agencies promoting best practice.

Resource Management:

Create and manage effective professional relationships with local authority staff and other external agencies CATH works in partnership with.

Maintain a working knowledge of available resources for service users, signposting and referring as necessary

Casework Management:

To work with service users ensuring provision of advice, support, motivation, crisis intervention and future planning where appropriate to the expressed needs of service users

Lead on regular reviews of service user cases – alongside partner agencies and other CATH services

Develop positive working relationships with clients in order to facilitate the best possible outcomes and to address issues of social isolation and exclusion

Work with clients seeking support to assess their needs and identify and work towards individual goals, ensuring an integrated approach towards support

Record and maintain digital records ensuring support plans are up to date and accurate

Organisational Responsibilities:

Actively participate as a team member, attend both project and whole staff team meetings

Participate in regular support and supervision

To contribute to providing cover for absent colleagues

To be aware of, understand and implement agreed policies, procedures and practice including in the area of Health and Safety at work.

Work in a way which is supportive of colleagues and ensures their safety and wellbeing

Undertake other duties as your line manager should require in keeping with the responsibility of the post

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Recovery Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,097
  • Perth
  • Closing 28th February 2022

Are you passionate about supporting people with their journey to recovery?

Then join us as we start this exciting new stage in re-developing our drop-in day centre to support recovery and promote wellbeing. The successful candidate will be part of a team developing, implementing and evaluating recovery based group work programmes to support service users to thrive

As a Development Worker, there’s no such a thing as a typical day – every day is interesting and varied. Being a good communicator is essential to be able to get on with people of all ages and from all backgrounds and you will also be liaising with other professionals.

No matter how complex a person's needs, whether they've tried support services or not in the past, you can provide person-centred support that helps individuals decrease isolation, increase independence, learn new skills, integrate into the community and make the most of every new opportunity.

You will offer high quality support, to help people take control, improve the quality of their lives and face the future with confidence.

Who are you?

  • A compassionate, proactive and professional individual, highly motivated, hardworking and keen to support service users with housing, substance use or mental health issues.
  • Experience in working with community groups – developing implementing a group work programme
  • Experienced in providing recovery-focused support to service users in accordance with their individual needs.
  • You will have well-honed skills in positive communication and engagement, and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for service users.
  • You will have the maturity to work within a positive framework, supporting service users to maintain a healthy state of mental and emotional wellbeing
  • You will have experience of working with Social Care
  • You will have the ability to work flexible hours, out with the normal 9-5pm and weekends
  • You will ideally possess a full current driving licence
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Community Fundraising and Communications Manager

  • Part time
  • £28,000 – £31,000 pro-rata
  • Perth & Home working (Blended)
  • Closing 8th August 2022

Cath are looking to recruit for an exciting new post of Community Fundraising and Communications Manager to work alongside the Chief Executive to establish and implement a Community and Events fundraising strategy, which will contribute to CATH’s goal of being a sustainable charity.

The Community Fundraising and Communications Manager will identify and create a range of opportunities that will enable clients, volunteers, and supporters to raise funds for CATH. It is envisaged this will be achieved through building long term relationships with volunteers, supporters, and organisations with an emphasis on DIY fundraisers, client donations, challenge events, corporates, digital giving and involving fundraising volunteers. The post holder will have a proven track record of fundraising success and will work alongside colleagues to engage with key stakeholder audiences. The post holder will also work alongside the CEO and colleagues to help develop the charity’s overall Fundraising Strategy and Communications Strategy.

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