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Career Opportunities

Current vacancies at Caring in Bristol

Shelter Project Manager

Salary: Scale E (£27,515 – £30,865 with future potential to increase to £34,215)
Working Hours: Full-time @ 37.5 hours per week. This is a 12-month fixed-term contract which may become permanent, subject to funding.
Leave: 33 days (pro rata, inclusive of bank holidays).

Location: Across our offices in St Pauls (BS2 8RH) and the accommodation Kingswood (BS15 8AF) with some opportunity for hybrid working arrangements.

We offer: Flexible working; 5% workplace pension

Responsible to: Head of Operations

Conditions: An Enhanced Disclosure DBS check is required for this post.

This is an exciting time to join our organisation and launch our new project, Z House, a new type of shelter for young people experiencing homelessness. The Shelter Project Manager will lead on setting up and managing Z House, taking responsibility for ensuring the shelter house is well-equipped and we have the right policies and procedures to provide a safe and comfortable environment for our clients. Alongside this, you’ll oversee integrating our recently introduced ‘’Snacks’’ drop-in service, which uses volunteers to provide light-touch support for young people including Z House clients.

A key aspect of the role is managing the assessment of the needs of young people in housing crisis to establish their suitability for the shelter, and provide ongoing help facilitate their smooth transition into appropriate, longer-term accommodation. You will take ownership of the team’s out-of-hours on-call arrangements and lead on neighbourhood relations. This role has line management duties for one member of staff, and overview of a significant volunteering operation.

You will join a group of passionate project managers across the organisation to ensure best practice and collaboration are at the heart of Caring in Bristol’s innovative work.

Caring in Bristol application form 2022

Shelter Project Manager JD


We are committed to increasing diversity of staff within Caring in Bristol and within the Charity Sector as a whole. We especially welcome applications from people with lived experience of homelessness. Black, Asian and ethnic minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply for these roles. We welcome applications from everyone who meets the requirements of the Person Specifications. We encourage applications from all gender identities and sexual orientations; we are committed to equal opportunity, equal treatment and respect for every individual. If you have special access requirements, please do let us know.

We offer, and value, flexible working. As a charity we are proud to be committed to mental health awareness and to actively supporting the wellbeing of the team.

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