Residence Manager

City of Edinburgh
Competitive salary and benefits
30 Apr 2018
30 May 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Scottish Veterans Residences (SVR) is a Registered Scottish Charity (SC015260) established in 1910 in reaction to the sight of veterans sleeping rough on the streets of Edinburgh. SVR’s operational arm is Scottish Veterans Housing Association (SVHA) which provides high quality, supported accommodation for veterans who are homeless or in need. The Charity also provides a small number of rented accommodation to veterans.

The Charity house ex-service men and women of all ages in residences in Edinburgh and Dundee and Bellrock Close  in Glasgow.

Job Details

Job Title: Residence Manager

Line Manager: Chief Executive

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits

Place of Work: Whitefoord House, Canongate. Edinburgh

Job Purpose

Responsible for the day-to-day management of Whitefoord House, including the safety,health, comfort and welfare of the residents and the maintenance of good order within the Residence in line with the .

Main Responsibilities

  • To report to and be accountable to the Chief Executive, Executive Management team, Committee of Management and Trustees for the quality and delivery of the overall service offered at Whitefoord House, in accordance with the aims and mission of SVHA and, of the relevant regulatory and legal bodies.
  • To provide a service which assesses the suitability of potential residents and offers accommodation to suitable individuals, supporting residents within the terms of their Occupancy Agreement. 
  • To lead, engage and motivate the Whitefoord House multi-disciplinary team and to act as a member of the SVHA Senior Management team,
  • To manage all external providers and contractors within the level of financial control delegated at that time