Scottish Veterans Residences – Healthy Lives Officer – 12 month 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; follow this link for a 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 by the 27th January 2017.

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