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Deputy Manager

  • Full time
  • £27,528 – £30,979
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th September 2019

  • Advertised from 9th September 2019
  • Permanent Full-time: 37.5 hours per week. Salary: £27,528.00 - £30,979.00 gross per annum.


Bethany Christian Centre aims, through a supported residential community, to assist individuals in their recovery from an addictive lifestyle.

The Centre provides access to a selection of recovery programmes including structured group-work, one-to-one support, recreation, work activities and training opportunities. There is a focus on a Christian recovery programme, however individuals who do not want a faith aspect are also accommodated and provided with a tailored recovery programme.

We are looking for a Deputy Manager who will assist and act on behalf of Centre Manager to maintain the Centre as a safe environment for residents and seek to meet the practical, emotional and spiritual needs of the service users, helping them rebuild their lives and prepare for independent living, through promoting the highest standards of care and support in the provision of a professional Christian service.

Experience of working in a residential social care environment, experience of the service user group and knowledge of current legislation regarding regulation of care and protection of vulnerable adults are essential.

An SVQ3 in Care or related subject, plus a management qualification at SVQ4 or an SVQ4 in Care or a related subject, as specified by SSSC for registration at ‘supervisor’ level or a willingness to work towards such qualifications.

Main duties also include, in conjunction with the management team, ensuring that all administrative management functions are fulfilled to exact standards, including financial management, Health & Safety, relevant risk assessments, legislative requirements, office management, vehicles, maintenance, monitoring and quality assurance.

Application notes

For further details please see the job description

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.

Closing date: Thursday, 19 September 2019, 11.30am

Interviews to be held on Monday, 23 September 2019