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William Patrick Library 24 West High Street Kirkintilloch, G66 1AD
£37,866.68 - £42,958.15 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Summary

This temporary post is only available to all permanent and temporary employees and agency workers currently on assignment within East Dunbartonshire Council.

East Dunbartonshire Council is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to join its Housing service in the role of Strategy and Performance Adviser.

The successful candidate will develop and implement Housing policies, strategies and plans and will ideally have a housing or policy background. As you will be responsible for the supervision and support of the Housing strategy and performance team you will have proven experience of working in this environment, and knowledge and experience of ensuring emerging legislation and best practice is translated into operational procedures.

You will demonstrate accurate collection, analysis and reporting of performance data in conjunction with Team Leaders and Executive Officers, fully appraising key trends and ensure that areas of under-performance can be effectively challenged.

Working and forging partnerships is an important aspect of this role as you will be a key interface for Service Leadership Teams for Housing strategy matters ensuring a regular flow of information and insights between managers and the wider Organisational Development teams. Communication skills are key, both written and verbal along with enthusiasm to support a customer focused culture in service delivery and improvement to enhance the performance of the organisation.

Charter of Commitment

The commitment by East Dunbartonshire Council to job applicants is as follows:

• Individuals will be treated in a polite, friendly and welcoming manner.

• Equalities monitoring will be conducted to ensure a fair and equitable process with screening being carried out to anonymise sensitive information such as age, gender and disability.

• The information that we receive will be treated in confidence and with discretion. Only the relevant HR representative/team and the relevant service will see the application form.

• We will encourage and welcome applications from applicants under the disability symbol. Where the essential criteria are met an interview will be offered to those applying under the disability symbol.

• We will be pleased to make any reasonable adjustments to ensure accessibility at the interview.

• We will advise you within reasonable time after the closing date if you have not met the interview criteria. (Normally within 4 weeks)

• We will advise you of meeting the criteria for interview normally within 3 weeks. We will advise you if you have been successful or unsuccessful at the interview stage as soon as practically possible.

PVG / Disclosure Scotland

The following criteria applies to all roles within East Dunbartonshire Council where PVG/Disclosure checks are essential criteria

Where the post you are applying for is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007, successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by East Dunbartonshire Council.

Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant check which will be deducted from the successful candidate’s first salary payment.

In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employee’s wages following commencement of employment. Approval in such circumstances will be made by HR Services Lead.

Should an employee leave in advance of the payment being deducted, the full amount will be deducted from the employee’s final salary.

The criteria outlined above will apply to existing employees of East Dunbartonshire Council who apply for roles for which a PVG/Disclosure check is required.


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  • Scottish Living Wage