Please note that this role will be based in our Shiskine Place retirement housing complex. In addition, you will also be required to cover our Oran Place retirement housing complex for a temporary period of time.
Based in the north of Glasgow, Maryhill Housing has been established for over 40 years. We own over 3000 rented properties and provide a factoring service to over 700 units. We offer a rewarding work environment and, as a valued employee, you will have the opportunity to make a real difference to both our local community and to people’s lives.
We are looking for a Retirement Housing Officer who will provide a service to tenants living in Maryhill Housing’s Retirement Housing and contribute to the general housing management service to tenants in the complex. You will establish friendly relations with all tenants and encourage independence, signposting to other agencies where required. You will encourage tenants to participate in decisions which affect them and to advocate and actively promote choice for tenants in their daily living.
To be successful in the Retirement Housing Officer role, you will have experience working in a customer-focused environment and supporting vulnerable customers. You will require excellent communication skills and have the ability to respond positively and flexibly to change. You will strive to continuously improve our services; therefore you require having experience of liaising and negotiating with other agencies to access services or resources for customers. You will also have an awareness of relevant housing legislation, as well as excellent IT skills for use on Microsoft Office packages and in-house systems.
This is a part-time role for 28 hours a week for a fixed term of 12 months. Hours will be worked between Monday and Friday (8.30am - 4.30pm) although there is a requirement for some occasional evening working. This role comes with a salary banding of EVH Grade TAS 4 (£24,112 - £25,044) (pro rata).
In addition, you will receive an excellent benefits package, which includes 25 days annual leave (pro rata), 15 days public holiday days (pro rata) and access to a contributory pension scheme.
How to Apply
For more information and how to apply please see below:
Recruitment Pack - Retirement Housing Officer
Application Form - Retirement Housing Officer
Information Pack - Maryhill Housing
Equal Opportunties Monitoring Form
The closing date for applications will be Friday 22nd October 2021 at 9.00am.
Maryhill Housing is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, age, or religion or belief. We are particularly interested to hear from applicants with a black or minority ethnic background as this group is under-represented in our staff team.