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Ref no:
385233
Published:
21/06/2024
Closes:
01/07/2024
Location:
17 Dava Street, G51 2JA
Salary:
£23,660 - £25,328 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week
Work From Home:
Hybrid

We are recruiting for a Tenant Liaison Worker to join our Short Term Housing Glasgow programme. The Tenant Liaison Worker will ensure a high quality, customer focused housing management service within their individual property portfolio. Ensuring effective customer liaison and promotion of tenant participation.

Our Short Term Housing Glasgow programme provides support in 2 ways:

Temporary Furnished Flats: Through the provision of temporary furnished accommodation within the Private Rented Sector and providing a high-quality support programme for homeless households.

Rent Deposit: Through facilitating access to accommodation within the Private Rented Sector and providing a high-quality support programme for (at risk of) homeless households

Right There is a charity working to prevent people becoming homeless and separated from their loved ones.

We’re here for children and adults who are living with the effects of poverty, addiction or broken relationships. Walking alongside people at home and in the community, we provide tailored support and form trusting relationships to help people feel happier, safer and more confident to live their lives.

Rooted in communities across Scotland for 200 years, we’re there for people going through tough times. Our work won’t stop until everyone has an equal chance to create a safe and supportive place to call home.

Main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Develop positive, respectful and compassionate relationships with the people we support, focusing on their strengths and aspirations as individuals.
  • Have a high standard of professional integrity with colleagues and other professionals.
  • Establish clear professional boundaries with the people we support. Assessing, and progressing all referrals made to the service in line with service specification.
  • Effective engagement with landlords and letting agents in the management of properties, ensuring they are fit for purpose and comply with legal, health and safety and corporate standards.
  • Maintaining occupancy levels through efficient allocation and void management of properties.
  • Liaison with external agencies such as Community Homeless Teams, Housing Benefit and Council Tax teams, landlords, support providers, health programmes, local authority and other agencies as required.
  • Arranging and facilitating tenancy support with those we support to meet contractual requirements and individual need.

Full details can be found in the Job & Person Specification on our website.

What we expect from you

Our values make us who we are and define our actions and behaviours every day. We’d expect the post-holder to uphold and represent our organisation in a way that reflects our values and person-centred way of working.

We would ideally like to hear from applicants who have experience of working in a housing/social care environment. Evidence of continued professional development or a housing/social care related qualification would also be beneficial.

What you can expect from us

We value our staff as our greatest asset and will provide the following working conditions:

  • The post holder will report to a Senior Tenant Liaison Worker and through them to the Service Manager.
  • Your normal working hours are 35 per week Monday to Friday
  • Annual leave entitlement of 210 hours holiday (equivalent to 6 weeks) pro rata per year in the first year rising to 280 hours (equivalent to 8 weeks) pro rata per year in the second. This includes public holidays
  • You will be automatically enrolled into the People’s Pension in the month that you will complete 3-months of employment, provided you meet the auto-enrolment criteria
  • Life Insurance from day one
  • Ongoing learning and development
  • Option to purchase and sell annual leave
  • Cycle to work Scheme

Interested in applying?

Click apply and you will be redirected to our website for further details.

Whether you have experience in a Social Care Environment or if you are changing career or just starting out and you feel that you can demonstrate how you will achieve the duties and behaviours required for the role, we’d love to hear from you.

Thanks and Good Luck