NLC7 £25,980 – 28,635 /NLC9 £30,344 – £35,151 (Pro Rata for the part time vacancy)
North Lanarkshire Council, as one of Scotland’s largest local authorities, is leading an exciting and ambitious regeneration programme for its town centres and surrounding areas as part of its plans for inclusive economic growth. Working with a variety of partners, the Enterprise and Communities service has a key role in guiding this regeneration towards sustainable development. We are committed to creating prosperity and making North Lanarkshire a great place to live, learn, work, invest and visit.
Working as part of the Housing Solutions team in one of our housing localities, you will assist the Housing Co-ordinator to provide secure, sustainable housing solutions to facilitate residents’ quality of life, life skills, social skills, health and well being to enhance their social opportunities, health, education and interpersonal relationships. You will be involved in a range of activities including homelessness services, allocations, estate management, anti social behaviour, arrears recovery, assessment and delivery of individually tailored support packages to a wide client group within a designated area, including tenants from the local authority, Registered Social Landlords and home owners.
Educated to SVQ Level 3 / HNC or equivalent in a relevant discipline is essential, as is some housing experience with a sound knowledge of housing related legislation and practice. Good IT and communication skills, both verbal and written, as well experience in report writing are also essential. In addition, you should be committed to customer care and be able to relate to people, particularly the most vulnerable in our communities who need our support.
Placement on the NLC 9 scale is dependent on applicants having extended housing experience, holding the CIH Level 4 Certificate in Housing (Level 8 of SCQF) and demonstrating competence in a range of duties as detailed in the competency matrix for the post.
You will require to be registered or eligible for registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).
You will require to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member prior to commencing in this role
Work Pattern TBC for Part time post.
Working here at North Lanarkshire Council
If you’re considering a career with us, you’ll be keen to know what’s in it for you. We have a great package of benefits available, from health and wellbeing to finances and family. This includes 26 days annual leave and 6 public holidays*, and a wide range of offers available to you through our NLLife reward site. We also have a full package of learning and development through our learning academy LearnNL to help you reach your full potential and further your career.
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*For all casual/sessional roles, you will receive 12.1% of your hourly rate for every hour worked in total recompense for annual leave, including public holidays. These rates will be indicated separately on your payslip. You will only be paid for the hours that you work.
We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.
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