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  • Ref no: 182297
  • Published: 6/2/2020
  • Closes: 20/2/2020
  • Location: 40 Barrowfield Road, , G40 3QH
  • Salary: £63,350.00 - £66,061.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Salary EVH Grade 9, SM16-18

£63,350 – £66,067 per annum


West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) has been building homes and delivering key housing services to our tenants and owner occupiers for over 50 years. We put customers at the heart of everything we do.

We have built a strong reputation for going further to provide excellent services and working with our people to help them realise their true potential and achieve their aspirations. We provide around 3,500 tenanted homes and factor over 400 properties across the West of Scotland. We also plan to create 500 new homes, including Passivhaus and mid-market rent, by 2021.

A community to us is more than just building and managing affordable homes; it is about creating safe, socially inclusive, thriving, vibrant communities where tenants want to live. Our strong social conscience is reflected in our work with our charitable subsidiary, Willowacre Trust, which provides a range of additional community and support services that have a positive impact on the lives of WSHA tenants and communities.

As Director Of Housing & Community Services, you will be a member of our Corporate Management Team. You will be accountable to our Chief Executive and the Board for the development of our strategy, policy and performance in relation to our Housing Management & Community Support Services. With significant experience at a senior manager level within a complex organisation, you should demonstrate excellent leadership skills and the ability to motivate and inspire teams to deliver our strategic vision and objectives. You will have a proven track record of achieving results and performance improvement. In the role, you will also oversee the delivery of our Sustainable Communities Strategy through our subsidiary, Willowacre Trust, and you must have the ability to foster staff and community empowerment.

West of Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, age, or religion or belief. We are particularly interested to hear from applicants with: a disability; black or minority ethnic background or from women who are currently under-represented within West of Scotland Housing Association at this management level.    

In return, we offer a friendly, inclusive environment and a good remuneration package with 40 days holiday. For more information about WSHA and this role please visit our website or request a pack by email or telephone 0141 550 5050.

Completed applications must be returned by 21st February 2020 at 12noon.

Please note provisional interview dates areas follows:

1st Interview stage with Psychometric Testing W/C 9th March 2020 with 2nd stage interview and presentation being W/C 16th March 2020


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