This vacancy has now closed

Homelessness Prevention Manager East

  • Full time
  • £33,435 – £37,110
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st March 2020

  • Advertised from 9th March 2020
  • 34 hrs per week (open to discussion 30 or 37.5 hrs. Permanent


Are you passionate to lead an innovative and experienced team in strengthening communities to prevent homelessness in Scotland?

We are looking for a manager to lead our existing Community Support and Development team in Edinburgh and Dundee. The team currently has eight staff members (5.24 FTE). Our targeted homelessness prevention projects are tailored to local needs and work in partnership with churches. We engage with individuals in communities to revitalise areas where the potential for homelessness isa real concern.

The role will involve overseeing a variety of work including Passing the Baton (Bethany’s befriending service for 40 isolated and lonely people), the work of Community Builders in Leith, Moredun, Sighthill and Menzieshill and supporting a Recovery & Resettlement Worker in Moredun and Gorebridge.

Candidates will require significant experience and a demonstrable passion for working with people from a range of backgrounds including vulnerable individuals and a personal drive to see people on the margins of society have their lives transformed.

The role is open to opportunities for flexible working in conversation with the Director of Homelessness Prevention.

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 at

or contact HR on 0131 561 8964

Closing Date: no later than 10am on Tuesday 31st March 2020

Interview Date: Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th April 2020