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Vacancies at Scottish Veterans Residences and Scottish Veterans Housing Association are shown below.

Healthy Lives Officer-12 month Fixed Term Contract, salary £15,000-£20,000

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.

We house ex-service men and women of all ages in residences in Edinburgh Dundee and Glasgow.

We are looking to recruit a Healthy Lives Officer, to plan, develop and deliver a programme of sporting and recreational activities for SVR’s residents, which will inspire and motivate them and thus promote their well being.

Working with the three House Managers, the role will develop a strategy to build a rolling programme of activities across the three locations.

The ideal candidate will have a sports background, have experience of developing programmes of activities and be able to demonstrate a strong ability to deliver through others as well as an understanding of working with vulnerable adults.

A Military background would be advantageous.

For further information, please see the Job Description.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter which sets out why you think you are suited to the role to Kyle@svronline.org by the 3rd February 2017.


Maintenance Officers x 2 (1 Dundee and 1 Glasgow) - Permanent Part-time positions, Salary £18000 FTE based on 37.5 hours per week.

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.

We house ex-service men and women of all ages in residences in Edinburgh Dundee and Glasgow.

We are looking to recruit 2 Part time Maintenance Officers, to help maintain the buildings, flats and grounds of our sits in Dundee and Glasgow, assisting with repairs to these sites, contacting and escorting Contactors where necessary and to carry out monthly Legionella water tank checks.

Working closely with the relevant Residence Manager and the Property Services Manager, the roles are new and have the opportunity to make a significant contribution to both sites.

The ideal candidate will have a painting and decorating or maintenance background and have experience of working within an Estates team. With strong interpersonal skills, the ideal candidates will also have an understanding of working with vulnerable adults.

A Military background would be advantageous.

For further information, please see the attached Job Description.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter which sets out why you think you are suited to the role to Kyle@svronline.org by 13th March 2017.