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Council, HQ. Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA
£35,530.80 - £36,498 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

This post is a full time, permanent post, based within the Hamilton Homelessness Team. 

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced individual to lead a team to support the continued delivery of our front line services.

Your key purpose will be to provide day to day management, supervision and co-ordination of a team responsible for the provision of a range of high quality services to our residents, working in partnership with other agencies. 

It is essential therefore that you can demonstrate an in depth knowledge of current Housing Legislation including homelessness, allocations and estate management. 

You will be self-motivated and possess excellent communication skills. You will also be required to work to targets and timescales and have the ability to manage and motivate others to achieve results. 

You will be eligible to participate in South Lanarkshire Council's Car Pool Scheme as it would be advantageous to have access to a vehicle for business purposes if required to travel to alternative locations.

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.

The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

Please refer to and click on Code of Practice for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.


Applications online

Please note all correspondence will be sent to your email account.

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview where their previous employer was the armed forces and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

Please Apply online

All correspondence will be via your email address registered with myjobscotland.

The Individual

As an employee of South Lanarkshire Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:

  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 32 days annual leave
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working and leave, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave.
  • Employee Discounts – including discounts at the cinema.
  • Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support)