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Night Shift Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £20,316 – £22,405
  • Bethany House, Hostel, Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th November 2019

  • Advertised from 15th November 2019
  • 16.88 - 39 hours per week


Bethany House, Hostel, Edinburgh

This Emergency Resettlement unit accommodates 24 men and 4 women in 6 cluster flats. Each resident has a single lockable bedroom and shares a living room, bathroom and kitchen. Meals are provided from the central kitchen and served in the communal dining room. Residents are given opportunity to focus on the things that they desire to see progress through regular key work and support meetings.

Night Shift Worker

The Night Shift Worker role seeks to provide smooth running of the hostel throughout the night along with their shift partner. Together they maintain a safe and caring environment for the residents, responding and finding solutions to varied and unpredictable situations in this homelessness context. Other duties included carrying out dynamic risk assessment, decision making, liaising with external agencies, providing an excellent level communication between staff and shifts as well as cleaning and health and safety checks and tasks.

SVQ 2 or a desire to work towards this qualification, is essential.

For more information please see the job description.

Working hours

During the operational period of the Care Shelter, running yearly from autumn to spring for approximately 8 months, your contractual hours will be 39 hours per week, 7 night on - 7 nights off.

Once the Care Shelter finished in spring your contractual hours will reduce to 16.88 hours per week (3 night on - 11 nights off.) until the Care Shelter opens again in autumn.

The annual average FTE is 0.85.

Application notes

Closing date: Saturday, 30th November 2019 at 10 am

Interview date: Thursday 5th December 2019

For further information and to apply, please visit our website

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