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Housing Assistant - Renfrew

  • Part time
  • £16,000 – £16,250 pro-rata
  • Renfrew
  • Closing 3rd May 2019


  • Advertised from 15th April 2019
  • 16 hours per week
  • RENHA0419

Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the right values to join our service assisting and supporting vulnerable homeless people to achieve better lives.

The successful candidate will be expected to complement the work of our support teams by ensuring the security of the building through observation and checks, maintaining health, safety and hygiene standards and following procedures such as for financial transactions, admissions and leavers, housing benefit, incident reports and building repairs reports.

You should have sound literacy and numeracy skills and experience of dealing with challenging behaviour. Other essentials include: experience of team working; good verbal communication; the ability to interact with people in an appropriate and positive way; and, above all, the determination to make a difference in the lives of our service users.

The service accommodates and supports people aged 21 and over who are homeless. Typical shifts 8 hours and includes weekends. Housing Assistants manage the accommodated buildings 24/7 and provide a contact point for people who may need some assistance or guidance where required, this involves lone working.

2 x 8 hour shifts from 07:45 to 15:45 or 14:15 to 22:15 over 7 days on a 4 week rolling rota.

If successful, you will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council within 6 months of your start date. After registration, there is a requirement to be qualified and to maintain professional learning.

In return, we will offer you excellent learning and development opportunities, competitive annual leave entitlement, pension scheme, access to employee assistance programmes such as counselling, and life assurance.

Application notes

To apply, please visit btha.org.uk/items/BTHA-Jobs to download the application pack with reference RENHA0419.

The closing date for submission of completed application forms is

12 noon on Friday 3 May 2019

Forms can be submitted electronically to recruitment@btha.org.uk or by post to

Blue Triangle (Glasgow) Housing Association,

3rd Floor, 100 Berkeley Street, Glasgow G3 7HU.