Based at Gallowhill Court, Montgomery Road, Paisley, PA3 4NJ
An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Housing Support Team. We are looking for a highly motivated, caring individual, who is interested in being a part of our team.
The main duties of the post will include establishing supportive relationships with service users, assessment focused on Better Futures Agenda, implementing and reviewing support plans for individuals, offering advice and help with all aspects of establishing, managing and maintaining a tenancy, help to develop household and lifeskills, maximise income and offer advice on managing income, keep arrears and bad debts to a minimum, liaise and develop links as appropriate to support a service user to maintain their home, maintain accurate records as required on Better Futures and other internal systems and work closely with other team members at all times especially in all aspects of work where there is a shared responsibility and maintain an awareness of current developments and philosophies as relevant to the provision of quality housing support to service users.
You must have effective communication and interpersonal skills; the ability to work as part of a team, knowledge of housing related issues welfare rights and benefit issues, Better Futures Agenda and policies and procedures.
It is essential that you have, or are willing to work towards achieving an SVQ Level 3 in care or equivalent qualification or above, as approved by the Scottish Social Services Council for this grade of post.
You must have relevant experience in housing, social care, or health, experience of working with service users who have chaotic lifestyles and may have specific or multiple social problems, experience of working with service users in their own homes, experience of liaising with a wide range of agencies, a working knowledge of the Housing Scotland Act, effective IT skills, ability to carry out needs assessment and plan care and the ability to organise your own workload.
If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to the Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit www.disclosurescotland.co.uk.
Closing Date – Wednesday 8th September 2021
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