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 a local housing team within Housing Solutions, you will be based at a complex within a locality area and will assist the Housing Co-ordinator and Senior Sheltered Housing Officer to manage our retirement housing complexes, and will work in partnership to develop services for residents within our Retirement Housing complexes and the wider community.
A key priority will be to ensure the safety and wellbeing of residents and to provide them with an enhanced housing management and property maintenance service which assists them in maintaining their tenancies within the older persons housing complex and assists in the upkeep of the wider environment around these tenancies.
An S/NVQ level 2 joint Chartered Institute of Housing Award / Principles of Care Unit or equivalent relevant Housing Qualification, moderate experience of working with the public or customers, preferably in the delivery of housing services, as well as experience of liaising and communicating with other agencies and services are essential.
With a proactive approach to work, you should understand the issues older people face within the community and have an approachable nature. You will assist with and promote the use of communal facilities and recreational facilities to residents within the complex and the wider community, so experience of organising social events and encouraging participation is desirable.
You will require to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member prior to commencing in this role.
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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North Lanarkshire Council are Happy to Talk Flexible Working, we operate a
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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.
We have also adopted the Armed Forces Community Covenant to show our support for service personnel, veterans and their families. We offer a guaranteed interview for service leavers, spouses, reservists and veterans, as long as they meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description.
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