Housing Officer x2

  • Position: Housing Officer x2
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £32,298 - £34,874
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 8 October 2018
It is an exciting time to work with Queens Cross and we are looking for dynamic and motivated individuals to join us.

As an innovative and award winning Housing Association we have undertaken a planned programme of change to ensure we continue to deliver excellent services to all of our customers, now and in years to come.  This has led to a number of opportunities to work with us to help us achieve our vision of Excellent Housing in Vibrant Communities.

We are a community-based housing association located in the north west of Glasgow. We manage nearly 4,350 homes and provide tenancy support and community development activities to enhance the local area.
Our employees are expected to take ownership of their workload and adopt a solution-focussed approach that makes a difference to our tenants, other customers, and stakeholders. We are looking for candidates with a positive attitude and the ability to build strong working relationships with their colleagues.

Housing Officer x 2 (35 hrs) Grade 7, £32,298 - £34,874

We are recruiting for permanent Housing Officers within our Woodside Neighbourhood, which through our recent tenant profile identified as a very diverse community with around 17% of tenants coming from a Chinese background.  We are proud to have won the CIH ‘Outstanding approach to Equality and Diversity’ 2018 award for our Sharing Lives Sharing Spaces work carried out within the Woodside Neighbourhood.

The successful candidate must have a clear commitment to continuing this good work and ensure a clear commitment to community development within the Neighbourhood can be shown.  This is a generic position with the team and includes; arrears management, void & letting management, estate management including anti-social complaints.  A key role of the post is to be actively involved in our community engagement work and support our communities to meet their aspirations.

The post-holder will be expected to meet the competency levels expected of all Queens Cross staff particularly with emphasis on attitude, behaviours’ and a customer first approach, and whilst, it is not essential to the role, a candidate who to speak Mandarin or Cantonese is desirable.

Closing Date: Monday 8 October 2018 at Midnight
Interview Date:  Wednesday 31 October 2018

We are a values led organisation and you will share our commitment to respect, integrity and aspiration. 
The post holder will be expected to meet the competency levels expected of all Queens Cross staff particularly with emphasis on attitude, behaviours’ and a customer first approach.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are keen to better reflect our communities.  We would encourage applications sectors of the community and under-represented groups.

The Association operates a Job Interview Guarantee Scheme, which means that if you have a disability, and meet the minimum criteria outlined within the Job Description, you will be guaranteed an interview.

To support our LGBTI colleagues and to create an inclusive environment we have signed up to be a Stonewall Diversity Champion. Working with Stonewall Scotland, we ensure that all our policies, procedures and staff benefits align with best practice for sexual orientation, gender identity, equality, diversity and inclusion.

If you are looking to maximise your potential and enjoy working in a dynamic and fast-changing environment, visit our website for an application pack by clicking HERE.  CVs will not be accepted.

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