Support Supervisor

  • Full time
  • £31,295 – £35,744
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th June 2023

  • Advertised from 12th May 2023


Scottish Veterans’ Residences (SVR), Scotland’s oldest military charity, has an array of resources at its disposal to support former Armed Forces and Merchant Navy personnel, who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or who otherwise need housing support. We seek to maximise their independence and provide support to move on to appropriate, permanent accommodation wherever possible. Veterans have their own fully furnished en-suite room and access to all the facilities and support on site. Our facilities include a modern dining room providing all our residents with meals, as well as a gym, community library & and laundry services.

We are seeking a Support Supervisor to join the Team in our Whitefoord House Residence. Located at the foot of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Whitefoord House offers a dynamic housing support service to assist our Veterans to return to independent living where appropriate. This is a pivotal role in delivering our service and as such, represent a fantastic career opportunity for the successful candidate.

About You

Motivated, dedicated and enthusiastic, you will assist management in the day-to-day provision of the housing support service to residents. This includes proactively managing and mentoring a team of support staff, ensuring own and supervised staff compliance with the standards set by the relevant regulatory and statutory bodies including Care Inspectorate and Scottish Social Services Council.

With previous experience leading teams in a social care environment working. Ideally you will also have an understanding of the supported housing sector and be able to demonstrate a track record of contributing to high quality services. You are reliable, consistent, focused, and flexible in both your outlook and approach.

This post is required to Participate in on call arrangements for out of office hours support to staff.

In return, we offer an excellent remuneration package within the range £31,295 - £35,744 per annum dependent on experience, plus additional benefits, and pension, with 30 days annual holiday.

For an information chat about the opportunity contact Kirsty Smeaton-Brown

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

If you are interested in joining our friendly and professional Team, please read the Job Description and submit your application to: