Social Bite
Social Bite

Charity registered in Scotland SC045232

Social Bite – A Movement to End Homelessness

Current vacancies

Individual Giving Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,000 – £25,000
  • Edinburgh - Flexibility with remote working.
  • Closing 7th October 2022

The Individual Giving Officer will play a key role in delivering an excellent Individual Giving programme; responsible for acquiring new donors, maintaining existing relationships, and growing income. This role will work in conjunction with the Head of Individual Giving and Marketing to deliver an Individual Giving strategy and implement a donor pipeline and stewardship programme.

We’re looking for someone who is great at building relationships and communicating with donors, solutions-focussed, collaborative and a team player. Your key objectives will be to:

  • To grow income from low level donors
  • To increase number of repeat donors
  • To deliver regular communications to all donors
  • To implement a strategy and donor pipeline in conjunction with the Head of Individual Giving
  • To keep abreast of giving trends

Social Bite Fund (known as Social Bite) is a registered SCIO, SC045232, regulated by the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR)

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Senior Support Worker Jobs First

  • Full time
  • £27,000 – £30,000
  • Edinburgh, can be based flexibly throughout central belt
  • Closing 21st May 2021

To lead the development of our new Jobs First initiative and liaise with Training and Support workers on delivery of Social Bite Academy employment program

  • Lead of the development of the Jobs First Programme
  • Engage with external organisations to participate in the Jobs First programme
  • Recruit and manage Support worker placements to work with external organisations who have signed up for Jobs First
  • Support in the development of and configuration of new innovations to tackle homelessness in Scotland
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Community and Youth Fundraising Manager

  • Full time
  • £28,000
  • Social Bite, 1 Leith Walk Edinburgh EH6 8LN. Remote working will be required until further return to workplace guidance is released.
  • Closing 2nd July 2021

Overview of Social Bite:

Social Bite is on a mission to end homelessness through pioneering employment, food, and housing initiatives, originating in Scotland, and now replicating collaborative projects throughout the UK. Since the start of 2021 we have provided over 180,000 food packs and essential items to people in need; and exist to ensure everyone has a safe place to call home.

We built the Social Bite Village in 2018 to provide an innovative, highly supported community for up to 20 people affected by homelessness. This year we launched our aspirations to build two more villages in two new cities in the UK. We also lead national and international fundraising events to fund and lead long-term effective change such as Scotland’s Housing First Programme – a programme that will see more than 800 vulnerable individuals move into permanent homes in Scotland.

About the Role

We’re looking for someone who is highly proactive in identifying and managing Community and Youth fundraising and engagement opportunities - including building excellent relationships and engaging campaigns - to join our passionate and dedicated team. The successful candidate will have vision and will build a strategy for engaging existing and acquiring new community supporters, to unlock and build on the significant potential of this fundraising stream.

This role is a fantastic opportunity for someone who can apply their skills and expertise to this fast-paced, energetic organisation. The candidate will be organised, self-motivated and have a passion for fundraising, being creative and generating new ideas.

A Job Description is available for download below.

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Training and Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,000 – £23,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th July 2021

Responsible for the safe and effective delivery of Social Bite’s pipeline of support and opportunities for vulnerable people affected by homelessness that might be a symptom of various issues, e.g. mental and physical health issues, exploitation, addictions etc. that we engage via our shop in Edinburgh.

Motivating and working alongside Social Bite shop staff, Social Bite volunteers and a range of external partners to deliver high quality training, employment and volunteering opportunities to people affected by homelessness that help individuals to transform their own lives.

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Training and Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £24,000 pro-rata
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 7th September 2021

Responsible for the safe and effective delivery of Social Bite’s pipeline of support and opportunities for people affected by homelessness in Aberdeen.

Responsible for developing of the volunteering programme across Social Bite alongside People’s Partner.

To motivate and work alongside Social Bite shop staff, Social Bite volunteers and a range of external partners to deliver high quality training, employment and volunteering opportunities to people affected by homelessness that help individuals to transform their own lives.

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Volunteer Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £22,000
  • Edinburgh EH6 8LN. Flexibility with remote working
  • Closing 22nd October 2021

Do you love working with volunteers?

Are you inspired by matching their support with opportunities that will make a tangible positive impact on breaking the cycle of homelessness?

Are you good at gathering information and organising people?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

This brand new role is dedicated to coordinating volunteers to help deliver our services, campaigns and events – helping with recruitment, logistics, stewardship and communications. You will be playing a key part in helping to look after and grow our volunteers, ensure volunteering processes are smooth and efficient, and identify volunteering needs and roles.

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Marketing Manager

  • Full time
  • Circa £28,000 – £33,000
  • 1 Leith Walk Edinburgh EH6 8LN. Flexibility with remote working.
  • Closing 28th February 2022

Are you knowledgeable about marketing, bursting with ideas and ambitious to drive awareness and engagement? This new role will play a key part in Social Bite’s future, as we build on a 10-year history of successful fundraising and awareness campaigns and new social enterprise business ventures. We help people break the cycle of homelessness through innovative supported employment and housing solutions and give out over 250,000 items of free food year-round through our coffee shops and community networks. Our national and global campaigns have shifted the cultural dial on homelessness and our work has been championed by the likes of George Clooney, Will Smith, Sir Chris Hoy and The Duchess of Cambridge.

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Trusts & Foundations Manager

  • Full time
  • Circa £28,000 – £33,000
  • 1 Leith Walk Edinburgh EH6 8LN. Flexibility with remote working.
  • Closing 28th February 2022

Are you a compelling bid writer and knowledgeable about grant funding, with a track record of successful applications? We’re looking for someone who is self-motivated, resourceful and a good relationship manager to build on past successes in this area and shape this brand new role. The grants you secure will help fund our growing portfolio of pioneering projects. Social Bite helps people break the cycle of homelessness through innovative supported employment and housing solutions and we give out over 250,000 items of free food year-round through our coffee shops and community networks. Our national and global campaigns have shifted the cultural dial on homelessness and our work has been championed by the likes of George Clooney, Will Smith, Sir Chris Hoy and The Duchess of Cambridge.

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Campaigns Manager

  • Full time
  • £28,000 – £33,000
  • 1 Leith Walk Edinburgh EH6 8LN. Flexibility with remote working.
  • Closing 31st March 2022

We’re looking for someone who is a big-picture thinker, an all-round problem solver and the ultimate team-worker! This unique and rewarding role is the driving force for raising significant funds and awareness for the charity through our special flagship campaigns. If you’re someone with campaign or project management experience who excels at coordinating people and deliverables in a fast-paced environment, loves the finer details and enjoys seeing a vision come together beautifully then this role could be your next big move. You will be joining an organisation that helps people break the cycle of homelessness through innovative supported employment and housing solutions and we give out over 250,000 items of free food year-round through our coffee shops and community networks. Our national and global campaigns have shifted the cultural dial on homelessness and our work has been championed by the likes of George Clooney, Will Smith, Sir Chris Hoy and The Duchess of Cambridge.

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Development & Support Worker (Edinburgh)

  • Full time
  • £24,000 – £28,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th June 2022

As a charity and social enterprise, our vision is that everyone has a safe place to call home. We work to break the cycle of homelessness through innovative supported employment and housing solutions and give out over 250,000 items of free food year-round through our coffee shops and community networks. We work to end people’s isolation and exclusion by helping them to overcome barriers.

We are looking for a special someone to run our Social Bite Events in Edinburgh and engage with people who have been affected by homelessness in volunteering and employment opportunities.

Our Social Impact Team is energetic and enthusiastic with a passion and commitment to improving the lives of people who are vulnerable. This is a job for someone who loves variety – every day brings something new.

You will come with experience of working to support and develop individuals with multiple/complex needs and a desire to join our collaborative movement to end homelessness. You will build positive relationships with volunteers and external partners.

You will enjoy taking your own initiative but also working as a part of the team. You will travel around our various locations. You will be resilient, always bringing a smile and a can-do attitude to your work.

We need you to be:

A person who has good knowledge and experience of working with vulnerable adults and challenging situations

A person who can quickly build strong relationships for developing effective internal relationships and partnerships with a range of charities

Flexible with a willingness to learn

Passionate about people with a drive to make a change

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Development & Support Worker (Aberdeen)

  • Full time or Flexible
  • £24,000 – £28,000
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 25th July 2022

As a charity and social enterprise, our vision is that everyone has a safe place to call home. We work to break the cycle of homelessness through innovative supported employment and housing solutions and give out over 250,000 items of free food year-round through our coffee shops and community networks. We work to end people’s isolation and exclusion by helping them to overcome barriers.

We are looking for a special someone to run our Social Bite Events in Aberdeen and engage with people who have been affected by homelessness in volunteering and employment opportunities.

Our Social Impact Team is energetic and enthusiastic with a passion and commitment to improving the lives of people who are vulnerable. This is a job for someone who loves variety – every day brings something new.

You will come with experience of working to support and develop individuals with multiple/complex needs and a desire to join our collaborative movement to end homelessness. You will build positive relationships with volunteers and external partners.

You will enjoy taking your own initiative but also working as a part of the team. You will travel around our various locations. You will be resilient, always bringing a smile and a can-do attitude to your work.

We need you to be:

  • A person who has good knowledge and experience of working with vulnerable adults and challenging situations
  • A person who can quickly build strong relationships for developing effective internal relationships and partnerships with a range of charities
  • Flexible with a willingness to learn
  • Passionate about people with a drive to make a change
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Support Worker Jobs First (Edinburgh)

  • Full time
  • £23,000 – £27,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th August 2022

As a charity and social enterprise, our vision is that everyone has a safe place to call home. We work to break the cycle of homelessness through innovative supported employment and housing solutions and give out over 250,000 items of free food year-round through our coffee shops and community networks. We work to end people’s isolation and exclusion by helping them to overcome barriers.

We are looking for a special someone to join our successful programme Jobs First that aims to provide employment opportunities to people in situation of homelessness. We need a dynamic, creative and reliable team members who can use their own initiative to build strong relationships with various stakeholders. In this role you will be working closely with Senior Support Worker to create opportunities for:

  • people to gain employment,
  • charities to establish referral pathways
  • employers to assist them with providing real work opportunities to those who are in a situation of homelessness.

You will be part of our energetic and enthusiastic Social Impact Team that has got a passion and commitment to improving the lives of people who are vulnerable. This is a job for someone who loves variety – every day brings something new.

You will come with experience in working to support and develop individuals with multiple/complex needs and a desire to join our collaborative movement to end homelessness. You will enjoy taking your own initiative but also working as a part of the team. You might travel around our various locations. You will be resilient, always bringing a smile and can-do attitude to your work.

We need you to be:

  • A person who has good knowledge and minimum of two experience of working with vulnerable adults and challenging situations
  • A person who understands barriers to employment that people in situation of homelessness might face
  • A person who can quickly build strong relationships for developing effective internal relationships and partnerships with a range of charities
  • Flexible with willingness to learn
  • Passionate about people with a drive to make a change
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