An opportunity has arisen for a Housing Officer – Support to join Aberdeenshire Council to act as the main contact for clients requiring housing support in order to assist the household to maintain their tenancy. This will involve assisting clients in all tenures across Aberdeenshire preventing homelessness through helping to address the housing and support needs of various vulnerable groups.
The postholder will be working with Aberdeenshire Council Housing First Client Group.
This post includes home visits and may involve out of hours working.
There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the organisation.
This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where applicable, this post also requires an Overseas Criminal Record Check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.
It is a material condition of employment for this post that the employee holds a current full driving licence and has a car available, whenever required, in order to undertake the full range of duties of the post. As such, the post is designated as an authorised car user and will be entitled to receive mileage payments. The employee will also be required to produce their licence, on request, at periodic intervals. Should the employee’s driving licence be withdrawn, for whatever reason, it may be necessary to terminate the employee’s appointment.
This position is designated as a ‘Flexible’ post as detailed on the Worksmart website – http://worksmart.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/
This post has a minimum requirement of one reference which must be your current or most recent employer.
This post is fixed term until 30/05/2020
Informal enquiries to Gail Predell 01467 538905
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