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53 Canongate, EH8 8BS
£21,413 - £24,683 per month
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37.5 hours per week

This position has expired.

Scottish Veterans’ Residences (SVR), Scotland’s oldest military charity, has an array of resources at its disposal to support former Armed Forces and Merchant Navy personnel, who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or who otherwise need housing support. We seek to maximise their independence and provide support to move on to appropriate, permanent accommodation wherever possible. Veterans have their own fully furnished en-suite room and access to all the facilities and support on site. Our facilities include a modern dining room providing all our residents with  meals, as well as a gym, community library & and laundry services.

 We are seeking a Receptionist to join the Team in our Whitefoord House Residence. Located at the foot of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Whitefoord House offers a dynamic housing support service to assist our Veterans to return to independent living where appropriate. This is a pivotal role in delivering our service and as such, represent a fantastic career opportunity for the successful candidate.


 Motivated, dedicated and enthusiastic, you will be responsible for the provision of reception within the Whitefoord House campus providing an efficient and professional service to Scottish Veterans’ Residences service users, external agencies and staff. 

 With previous experience working with in reception or in a front line role. Ideally you will also have an understanding of the supported housing sector and be able to demonstrate a track record of contributing to high quality services. You are reliable, consistent, focused, and flexible in both your outlook and approach. 

In return, we offer an excellent remuneration package within the range £21413 - £24683 per annum dependent on experience, plus additional benefits, and pension, with 30 days annual holiday.