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Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,247 – £25,216
  • Kharis Court, Bathgate
  • Closing 10th September 2021

  • Advertised from 11th August 2021
  • Permanent Post. Full Time: 37.5 Hours per week.


This role will complement the existing team in providing a 24 hour 7 day per week support and warden service to the young people accommodated within the unit. Successful candidate will be required to work shifts (including sleepovers) on a 5 out of 7 day basis.

Kharis Court is a residential unit for young people experiencing homelessness in West Lothian. The project provides accommodation to young men and women 16-25 years of age in a four bed hostel and to young men and women 16-25 in supported flats. The project is located in Bathgate, West Lothian

You will be involved in the day-to-day running of the unit, providing emotional and practical support to individuals, and enabling them to learn independent living skills through support planning, assessments and key working. A team player with good communication skills, you will have experience and knowledge of our service user group and their surrounding issues.

Competence in the use of Microsoft office tools is essential. An SVQ 3 in Social Care, Promoting Independence or equivalent as listed by SSSC as appropriate for a ‘Housing Support Worker’ is desirable coupled with experience of working with vulnerable and homeless people.

As Bethany is a Christian organisation this post carries an Occupational Requirement in line with Equality Act 2010. Please note that one reference must be from your church minister or leader to endorse your live and active Christian faith and commitment.

Successful applicants for this post will require membership of the PVG scheme and registration with SSSC.

Application notes

For an application form please download from our website on

contact HR on 0131 561 8964

Please send the completed application form to

Closing Date for Applications to be submitted: 12 noon Friday 10th September 2021

Interviews to be held: 16th – 17th September 2021