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 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
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 .
- 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