Four Square (Scotland)
Four Square (Scotland)

Charity registered in Scotland SC017242

Four Square manages a wide range of services throughout Edinburgh aimed at providing assistance and opportunities that will enable homeless and other vulnerable people to develop the self-confidence and skills necessary for positive and sustainable independent living.

Current vacancies

Waking Night Project Worker x2 (female only)

  • Full time
  • £21,317
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 2nd June 2019

POST: Waking Night Project Worker x2 (female only)

ACCOUNTABLE TO: Manager via the Team Leader

LOCATION: Edinburgh

SALARY: £20,114 (£21,317 pro rata)

CONTRACT TYPE: Permanent 35 HOURS PER WEEK

Four Square manages a wide range of services throughout Edinburgh and beyond, aimed at providing assistance and opportunities that will enable homeless and other vulnerable people develop the self-confidence and skills necessary for positive and sustainable independent living.

Four Square are looking for a waking Night Project Worker to join their team at their Women’s Refuge in Edinburgh.

You will be approachable, self-motivated and preferably experienced in working with women who have experienced domestic abuse. You will be a friendly and flexible team player, committed to helping people and have a SVQ 3 or equivalent in order to register with the SSSC as a housing support worker.

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Residential Services Manager

  • Full time
  • £28,176 – £31,717
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd February 2019

Four Square has been a major provider of services for homeless and other people facing challenges in Edinburgh for 40 years. Four Square manages a wide range of services throughout Edinburgh, aimed at providing assistance and opportunities that will enable homeless and other people to develop the self-confidence and skills necessary for positive and sustainable independent living.

Our Stopover project provides emergency accommodation with support to up to 16 young people who are homeless or at risk.

Our Number Twenty project offers temporary supported accommodation for up to 6 young women who are homeless.

Our Training Flat scheme provides temporary accommodation with support for young people who are homeless.

Are you passionate about making a positive difference to young people’s lives?

Are you passionate about leading a dedicated team in offering a high level of support?

If the answer is yes, then joining Four Square as our Residential Services Manager could be the opportunity for you.

As our Residential Services Manager you will ensure that the services and operational management at Stopover, Number Twenty and Training Flats Scheme are of the highest possible professional standards and are in line with Four Square agreed policies and procedures. In return you will receive a competitive salary, company pension scheme, additional on-call allowance and the opportunity to develop within the organisation through our eLearning programme.

Main purpose of Job

  • To ensure that the services and operational management at Stopover, Number Twenty and Tenancy Training Flats Scheme are of the highest possible professional standards and are in line with Four Square agreed policies and procedures.
  • To review these services on a regular basis.
  • To ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and service contracts
  • To contribute towards the development of new services for young homeless people.
  • To assist the Social Care Manager in ensuring the maintenance of appropriate financial and administrative systems; in particular, ensuring the adherence to agreed project budgets.
  • To bring to the early attention of the Social Care Manager any issues affecting the overall management and development of the projects
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Top job! Head of Fundraising

  • Full time
  • £37,867 – £42,630
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th March 2019

BTA (Bruce Tait Associates) are delighted to be working with Four Square in their search for a Head of Fundraising.

For 40 years, homelessness charity Four Square has worked tirelessly to ensure that Everyone has the opportunity to have a home and a place in their community.

Known for its innovation in homeless accommodation and incredibly successful social enterprises, Four Square offers a range of services across four main themes: accommodation, advocacy and advice, training and employment, enterprise and sustainability.

Under the leadership of a new CEO, there is a new strategy, vision and ambition for the future. The sky is the limit both in terms of expanding the offer to people who need support and in taking the social enterprise models beyond Edinburgh.

Key to the success is a recent re-structure of the charity, which has created a new leadership team and some new supporting roles.

If you are driven, dynamic and want to be part of a charity that has a strong reputation and is really going places, then this could be the organisation for you.

Four Square has relied on statutory funding, low level grant giving and its social enterprises for its income. This new role in the leadership team has the specific remit of kick-starting Four Square’s fundraising function.

You will write and deliver the strategy that will allow the charity to explore new areas of funding for the first time, appointing a fundraising team further down the line. There are plans to launch a significant capital appeal in the future so if you wish to add this to your portfolio, this is a wonderful opportunity to do so.

You will be an experienced and highly successful Fundraiser with proven ability in securing income from multiple channels. In addition, as you will be part of an impressive new leadership team that will be shaping the future of the charity, you will need to add value beyond your fundraising responsibilities.

If you have the drive and ambition to propel the charity, and your career, forwards to a positive future, we want to hear from you.

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