The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army

Charity registered in Scotland SC009359

Did you know? The Salvation Army is the largest provider of Social Care in the UK, outside the government offering care for the whole person; body, mind and spirit – in practically every community in Britain.

Current vacancies

Early Intervention Worker

  • Part time
  • £19,343 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th August 2019

One of the UK’s most inspiring and best known faith-based organisations, The Salvation Army, is looking for a motivated, compassionate and dynamic individual to join us as Early Intervention Worker at our Edinburgh homeless service. It is a progressive, forward thinking project that offers a wide range of support services including a crisis intervention, group work and a café area, and aims to provide a safe place where clients feel a sense of comfort, dignity and social acceptance.

As Early Intervention Worker you will be key to ensuring the day to day running of the service, through one to one and group work to achieve successful outcomes for our vulnerable clients. You will be responsible for developing and delivering a high quality programme of engagement which promotes client choice and control. You will address client support needs, enable them to achieve positive life changes and ultimately empower them to lead more sustainable lifestyles. You will also provide direct, practical support through the operation of the café, clothing store and engagement with other support partners in the centre and across Edinburgh.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate:

  • Build Relationships by showing compassion, respect and non-judgement
  • Motivation towards supporting vulnerable clients to achieve focussed and positive life outcomes
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good team working skills
  • Proficiency in a range of IT packages including Microsoft.

The successful candidate will be able to work within the Christian ethos of The Salvation Army.

Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (pro rata for part time) a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan, an employee assistance programme and opportunities for further training.

Appointment subject to satisfactory references, eligibility to work in the UK and a satisfactory PVG scheme disclosure check.

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Assistant Support Worker (Maternity Cover)

  • Full time
  • £18,255
  • The Pleasance Lifehouse - Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th September 2019

One of the UK’s most inspiring and best known faith-based organisations, The Salvation Army, is looking for a passionate and dynamic Assistant Support Worker to join its team and work at The Pleasance, their Lifehouse in Edinburgh.

The Pleasance Lifehouse is a homeless accommodation situated in Edinburgh’s city centre. It is a progressive, forward thinking project that offers a wide range of support services to its service users. The centre is seeking a highly motivated, passionate and dynamic Assistant Support Worker.

As Assistant Support Worker you will assist with the delivery of support to homeless clients, ensuring policies and procedures, are understood and adhered to at all time. In addition you will:

  • Work with clients as part of person centred support planning which includes providing assistance to access a range of meaningful activities either in-house or in the community to ensure successful client outcomes
  • Work with clients as part of the Support Team assisting to ensure the needs and actions within person centred support/risk management plans are addressed in a timely, professional and appropriate manner

The successful candidate(s) will be able to demonstrate motivation towards supporting vulnerable clients to achieve focused and positive life outcomes. They will be able to work within the ethos of The Salvation Army, and they will have good customer service and time management skills with ability to prioritise workload.

Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (Pro rata for part-time); a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan; an employee assistance programme

Appointment subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK and a satisfactory Scottish Disclosure check

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Drug and Alcohol Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,702
  • Inverness
  • Closing 28th July 2019

Job Summary:

The Scotland Drug and Alcohol Strategy (SDAS) works in partnership with Corps Community Programmes and The Salvation Army Homelessness Services Unit (HSU) and aims to provide an integrated mission focussed service to those with a drug and/or alcohol misuse issue. The service is delivered locally by dedicated Drug and Alcohol Support Workers (DASW’s) who must fulfil the Occupational Requirement to be a practicing Christian with a live church connection.

Key Responsibilities:

The role of the (SDAS) Drug and Alcohol Support Worker is specifically to provide person-centred support and appropriate interventions for individuals within a community setting who are dealing with drug and alcohol issues. The support offered is aligned to an integrated mission model that enables the Drug & Alcohol Support Worker to provide truly holistic support to all service users.

The successful candidate(s) will be able to demonstrate:

· Positive attitude and a high level of motivation towards supporting vulnerable clients to achieve focussed and positive life outcomes

· Ability to work in busy environment, be solution focused, show good time management skills and can demonstrate ability to prioritise and make decisions under pressure

Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays; a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan; Childcare Voucher Scheme; an employee assistance programme

Appointment subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK and PVG Scheme Membership

This role has an occupational requirement that the successful candidate must be a committed and practising Christian and will be in sympathy with the doctrines of, and supportive of, the purposes and the aims and objectives of The Salvation Army.

For further details and to apply please visit The Salvation Army’s website.

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Volunteering

Furniture Delivery/Collection Assistant

At Postcode

Practical / DIY

19th August 2019

Key responsibilities:- - assist in the delivery of purchased and/or social provision furniture to people's homes as directed. - assist in the collection of donated items of furniture from people's homes as directed. - assist in the correct placement and display of donated f… Read more

Warehouse Assistant

At Postcode

Charity Shops / Retail

19th August 2019

Working in our busy furniture warehouse, you will assist customers and donors with the sale or donation of furniture. Duties include: cash handling and till operation; dealing with telephone calls; arranging collections and deliveries; assisting social clients; display furniture.… Read more

Charity Shop Assistant

At Postcode

Charity Shops / Retail

13th August 2019

We are looking for volunteers to join us at our shop where we have a fun and easy going atmosphere. The volunteer role includes checking and getting donations ready to go out in to the main shop, this includes tagging and hanging clothes, pricing our wide range of goods such as … Read more

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