Current Vacancies

Current Vacancies

Volunteering Coordinator

SALARY: £23,507 – £24,898 per annum

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week.

Location: Glasgow

Simon Community Scotland is the largest provider of homelessness services in Scotland, with a reputation for excellence. Our vision is that everyone should have a safe place to live and access to the support they need. Everything we do is about and for people: the people we support, our staff, our partners and everyone affected by homelessness. Our values are built into every area of activity and tell the story of how people remain at the heart of the Simon Community.

Our Volunteering Coordinator role is ideal for someone who can galvanise the support of the public, build positive relationships and partnerships, lead projects and initiatives, and crucially, build a volunteering programme that brings genuine value to the organisation and a fantastic experience for our volunteers.

You must be a self-starter who can work on your own initiative; motivate and inspire others; drive creative solutions in managing resources and logistic operations, namely our volunteer-led warehouse; and implement creative volunteer programmes for the benefit of people who need our support.

Closing Date: 22nd May 2019 @ 5pm

DOCUMENTS:

> JD Glasgow Volunteer Coordinator (pdf).
Simon Community Scotland Application Pack (doc).

Volunteering Coordinator (Streetwork)

SALARY: £23,507 – £24,898 per annum

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week.

Location: Glasgow

Simon Community Scotland is the largest provider of homelessness services in Scotland, with a reputation for excellence. Our vision is that everyone should have a safe place to live and access to the support they need. Everything we do is about and for people: the people we support, our staff, our partners and everyone affected by homelessness. Our values are built into every area of activity and tell the story of how people remain at the heart of the Simon Community.  

Our Streetwork Service in Edinburgh has a rich heritage of being there and meeting the practical and emotional needs of people who are homeless in our capital city. We have great ambitions for the future and plan to extend our reach further, to those who need us most, through embedding volunteering across our Streetwork Service.  We want to help people resolve their homelessness situation: to find and keep a home but we understand that this can be a long road and one which volunteers can play a key part in.

Our Volunteering Coordinator role is ideal for someone who can galvanise the support of the public, build positive relationships and partnerships, lead projects and initiatives, and crucially, build a volunteering programme that brings genuine value to the organisation and a fantastic experience for our volunteers.

You must be a self-starter who can work on your own initiative; motivate and inspire others; drive creative solutions in managing resources and logistic operations; and implement creative volunteer programmes for the benefit of people who need our support.

Closing Date: 22nd May 2019 @ 5pm

DOCUMENTS:

> JD Streetwork Volunteering Coordinator (pdf).
Simon Community Scotland Application Pack (doc).

Nightstop Co-Ordinator

SALARY: £25,316 – £30,535 per annum

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week.

Location: Glasgow

Nightstop Glasgow was launched in January 2018 in order to prevent young people aged 16-25 from ever sleeping rough or sleeping in an unsafe environment. This successful community hosting model of support and emergency accommodation provides young people in crisis the best chance to stop the cycle of homelessness in its tracks, through the provision of this successful early-intervention solution. With service delivery fully reliant on the kindness of volunteers across Glasgow and the West, Nightstop is an incredible community response to a community issue, through an asset-based approach which keeps young people safe.

We are on the lookout for a Nightstop Coordinator who can galvanise the support of the public to open their homes and hearts to young people in crisis, build positive relationships and partnerships, lead projects and initiatives, and crucially, provide vital support to young people in crisis to help them resolve their homelessness and find a positive solution.

You must be a self-starter who can work on your own initiative; motivate and inspire others, including your team members and volunteers; drive creative solutions in managing resources, namely managing the Nightstop budget; lead on funding applications to sustain and grow the service to reach every young person in Glasgow and the West who needs our support.

Closing Date: 28th May 2019 @ 5pm

DOCUMENTS:

> Nightstop Co-ordinator JD (pdf).
Simon Community Scotland Application Pack (doc).

Shared Living Link Worker

SALARY: £17,612 – £19,601 per annum

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week.

Location: Glasgow

Our award-winning Shared Living Programme was piloted in 2017 and following a successful partnership with DWP to incubate and launch the initiative, we are now seeking a self-motivated and passionate individual to take the programme to the next level.

The Shared Living Link Worker role is ideal for someone who can build positive relationships and partnerships with housing associations, local authority housing officers, third sector organisations, and crucially, engage and support people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and who have aspirations to share a tenancy and commit to each other’s shared life goals.

You must be a self-starter who can work on your own initiative; have first class written and verbal presentation skills; be solution focused and creatively develop this programme to ensure increased access to shared tenancies for the benefit of people who need our support.

Closing Date: 28th May 2019 @ 5pm

DOCUMENTS:

> Shared Living Link Worker JD (pdf).
Simon Community Scotland Application Pack (doc).

Digital Inclusion Programme Manager (Paternity Cover)

SALARY: £31,750

HOURS: Full-Time (9 months temporary contract until 1st April 2020) (37.5 hours per week)

Location: Streetwork Offices, Edinburgh

As the Digital Inclusion Programme Manager, you will develop and manage the Get Digital Programme within Streetwork and Simon Community Scotland. You would also be expected to expand the Digital Inclusion Programme by on-boarding other interested homelessness service providers within Scotland as Get Digital Partners.

DOCUMENTS:

Digital Inclusion Programme Manager Job Description (.doc).

Closing Date: 23rd May 2019 @ 5pm

Applications can be submitted by email to:

jobs@simonscotland.org

or by post to:

HR, Simon Community Scotland, 472 Ballater Street, Glasgow, G5 0QW.