Four Square (Scotland)
Four Square (Scotland)

Charity registered in Scotland SC017242

Four Square manages a wide range of services throughout Edinburgh aimed at providing assistance and opportunities that will enable homeless and other vulnerable people to develop the self-confidence and skills necessary for positive and sustainable independent living.

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2 x Asset Coaches - Personal Transition Service

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th February 2020

  • Are you someone who is passionate about social justice?
  • Are you interested in working to make systems work better for individuals going through tough times?
  • Do you excel in working 1:1 with individuals in order to truly empower people to take control of their lives and work towards their aspirations?

This is not a key worker, support worker or project worker role; it is the role of an Asset Coach who will be part of a national movement for change. We are working towards changing systems for people going through tough times, so they are person centered and adopt strength-based approaches. As an Asset Coach, you will be at the forefront of this grassroots movement as you deliver a highly personalised and unique service to the people you work with.

We are looking for dynamic and creative individuals with a positive, ‘can do’ attitude. You won’t be afraid to challenge or to be challenged as we constantly question our own approach to ensure it is responding to the needs and wants of the individuals we are delivering the Personal Transitions Service (PTS) to. You will be brokering inspirational opportunities in the local community for the individuals you are working with and ensuring they are at the forefront of all the support they receive.

If you are an exceptional candidate looking for an innovative and exciting role, please get in touch. This role is full-time, 35 hours per week, working flexibly 5 out of 7 days.

This vacancy has now closed

Accommodation Services Manager*

  • Full time
  • £33,016
  • Four Square locations across Edinburgh
  • Closing 12th February 2020

Four Square Scotland is an Edinburgh charity working for more than 40 years to prevent homelessness and promote inclusion. We provide services directly to people who are homeless, or who are at risk of homelessness to overcome any barriers they may face in creating a stable life for themselves in their community. At the core of Four Square are the values upon which the organisation is based. These are equally applied to the people we support, our colleagues and our partners and are: Integrity; Excellence; Dignity; Support.

Alongside our support services we have social enterprises, which provide independent income for our charity as well as volunteering and training opportunities for those who use our services.

We are driven by our mission to ensure everyone has the opportunity to have a home and a place in their community.

The role

We are now recruiting for an Accommodation Services Manager to provide management and leadership of our supported and move on accommodation in Edinburgh. There are 4 services making up the Accommodation Services at Four Square that support women and young people 16+.

The main purpose of this role is to ensure that the people who live in our accommodation services are supported by a motivated and positive staff team within an environment that is kind, caring and flexible to meet their needs in order that they can move on to a stable and happier future in their own home within a community.

We are looking for an exceptional person who is an experienced manager of a similar service and has successfully undertaken the role of Registered Manager. You need to be qualified to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject and have a social care management qualification. You should be proactive, creative, highly organised, a problem solver, have a positive outlook, be approachable, friendly, patient, confident and resilient. It is essential that you enjoy working closely with those living in the accommodations, colleagues, funders, commissioners, partners and potential partners to review the services and implement service improvements.

*Female only applicants, this post is exempt for the Equality Act (2010)