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West Lothian Civic Centre Howden South Road Livingston, EH54 6FF
£32,041 - £34,762 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week
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Job Advert

Fixed Term for until 31 March 2025

Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of West Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us)

We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds

A vacancy has arisen within the Housing Need Service to assist with provision and management of temporary accommodation to those in housing need. Working to meet the goals within our Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan.

The post holder will work within the Accommodation team. Responsible for both the provision and key housing management services for temporary accommodation in West Lothian. The accommodation is sourced from both the social and private housing sectors. The service further manages the preparation of properties in the Private Sector for use as temporary accommodation.

Allocating temporary accommodation providing a pro-active approach in accordance with policy and procedure; ensuring complex needs of applicants are met and properties are used to the best potential Delivering a high-quality Customer focussed service to those in private and temporary accommodation in West Lothian.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the West Lothian Council

  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
  • Scottish Living Wage