This vacancy has now closed

Passing the Baton Activities Facilitator

  • Full time
  • £22,301 – £24,721
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th June 2020

  • Advertised from 14th May 2020
  • Division: Homelessness Prevention. Hours: Full time 37.5 hrs per week. Contract: Permanent


Would you like to support isolated and lonely people with a history of homelessness?

Passing the Baton is Bethany’s Befriending Service operating in Edinburgh. Our aim is to befriend people back into the community. We befriend adults who may feel lonely and socially isolated and may also struggle with homelessness.

The principal role of the Coordinator will be to facilitate groups that include the Men’s Group and the Job & Volunteering Group. In addition to the groups, the Facilitator will also befriend and organise befriending relationships for people referred to the service.

Candidates will require significant experience and a demonstrable passion for working with people from a range of backgrounds including vulnerable individuals who may have complex needs. We’re looking for someone who is passionate about seeing lives transformed.

This position is supported by the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership who fund 27.5 hours of this role. The remaining 10 hours are funded via additional Trust income.

As Bethany is a Christian organisation this post carries an Occupational Requirement in line with Equality Act 2010. Applicants should have and be able to evidence an active Christian faith and commitment. Successful applicants for this post will require an enhanced disclosure and membership of the PVG scheme.

Application notes

For an application pack please download from our website on or contact HR on 0131 561 8964

Closing Date: no later than 10am on 4th June 2020

Interview Date: Tuesday 9th June 2020