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Anne Hope House, Senior Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,414 – £25,059
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd September 2019

  • Advertised from 13th August 2019
  • Permanent. Full-time. Salary: £23,414.00 - £25,059.00 gross per annum


Anne Hope House is a therapeutic centre for women with multiple complex needs. Our holistic programs support them in their efforts to reintegrate into longer term accommodation and community.

This post is restricted to female applicants in order to reduce barriers of access for the all-female residents.

We are looking for 2 Senior Project Workers who will assist the Manager in all aspects of organisation and delivery of the support service; including decisions related to staffing matters, such as recruitment, allocation of cases within the staff team and supervision of staff.

You will also provide appropriate emotional and practical support to service users assisting in budgeting, debt management, addiction support, household routines, arranging specific specialist help, liaising with other external agencies, and so forth.

Your other tasks involve assisting the manager with all aspects of office administration including financial management, Health & Safety, relevant risk assessments, legislative requirements, office management, vehicles, maintenance, monitoring and quality assurance and dealing with comments/ complaints about the service

Experience of working in a residential social care environment, experience of working with homeless and homeless women, experience of working within and leading a team and knowledge of current legislation regarding regulation of care and protection of vulnerable adults are needed for the role.

An SVQ3 in Care or related subject, plus an additional supervisory or management qualification containing supervision or management theory and practice suitable for a supervisor of a care service with a minimum of 15 credits at SCQF level 7 or above as specified by SSSC for registration at ‘supervisor’ level or a willingness to work towards such qualifications are essential.

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.

Application notes

For further details please see the job description

Closing date: Tuesday, 3 September 2019 at 10am

Interview dates: on week commencing Monday, 9 September 2019