The Pleasance, Edinburgh
One of the UK’s most inspiring and best known faith-based organisations, the Salvation Army is looking for a passionate and dynamic Programme Coordinator to join its team and work at The Pleasance, their lifehouse in Edinburgh.
The Pleasance provides rapid access accommodation for up to 42 vulnerable rough sleepers and our aim is to ensure that the first step out of street living is positive, enabling a smooth transition into suitable temporary accommodation.
The role of Programme Coordinator is central to achieving positive outcomes for our vulnerable clients and has operational responsibility for service delivery within specific areas of responsibility. You will ensure the programme contributes to the overall service by achieving both internal and contractual Key Performance Indicators and working with the Service Manager and Support Staff to ensure services are high quality and cost effective. You will also ensure the programme you coordinate maximises client input and emphasises choice and control in all areas of service delivery.
You’ll need significant experience of leading and managing staff including recruitment, development and performance management. With proven experience of working with vulnerable adults in a supportive setting, you will have NVQ Level 4 (or equivalent) or a willingness to work towards this, and knowledge of legislation relating to homelessness, employment, health and safety and safeguarding.
Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays; a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan and an employee assistance programme
Closing date: 3 March 2019. Interviews: w/c Monday 11th March 2019.
Appointment subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work for the UK and PVG scheme membership checks.
CVs will not be accepted.
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