Deputy House Manager - Edinburgh

Deputy House Manager - Edinburgh

LOCATION: Ronald McDonald House Edinburgh

REPORTS TO: House Manager

SALARY: £24 - £28k dependent on experience

HOURS: 35 hours per week (permanent) 


- 36 days holiday, rising to 38 days after 3 years' service (inclusive of bank holidays)

- Employee discounts

- Private healthcare

- Pension plan

Since 1989 the Charity has been supporting families with children in hospital. This is an exciting time to join the Charity, as we look to honour our achievements and celebrate the incredible support of donors and fundraisers from the last 30 years with a variety of activities throughout the year.


To work alongside the House Manager and team to create a strong dynamic and inclusive working environment to provide a clean, safe and welcoming home away from home for families. You will be an ambassador of and follow-up on all Ronald McDonald House Charities Policies. You will assist the House Manager with the production and management of House budgets. You will also take responsibility for the House Operations in the House Manager’s absence and support the House Manager in establishing and developing community and fundraising partnerships.


•Coach and lead a team of House Assistants, Housekeepers and any other employees to balance the challenge of communal living and a supportive home from home environment

•Work with House teams to allocate rooms and standardise family introductions to the House

•To establishing and develop valuable donor relationships, ensuring all fundraising opportunities are explored and passed on appropriately

•Ensures personnel files are accurate and comply with Charity and legal regulations

•Oversee full and proper use of database systems

•Manage the House team schedule

•Manage House volunteers 

•Be involved in House events and activities



•Motivated and tenacious, with high levels of drive, enthusiasm and commitment

•Works well under pressure

•Takes a creative and proactive approach to fundraising and problem-solving

•Plans, schedules and prioritises work effectively

•Respects diversity and works diplomatically with a variety of different audiences

•Shows cultural and interpersonal sensitivity, working well within a team


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Please complete the application form and send to along with your CV and cover letter.

Closing date is midday on Wednesday 27 March. Interviews will be week commencing Monday 1 April.

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