Housing Support Officer (Sheltered)

  • Position: Housing Support Officer (Sheltered)
  • Location: Johnstone & Paisley
  • Salary: £27,440 - £30,495 (pay award pending)
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Grade: EVH Grade 5
  • Contract: Temporary for 12 Months
  • Closing Date: 26 February 2024, 12:00

Based in Linwood Linstone is a registered social landlord and a charity that owns and manages approximately 1600 properties, providing affordable rented and supported housing, as well as providing factoring services to a further 2000 owner occupiers.

Linstone Housing Association’s values are integral in everything we do, and our values are:

  • Customer-focused
  • Respectful
  • Sustainable
  • Inclusive

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and self-motivated Housing Support Officer to join our Housing Services Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a housing support service to residents of our two sheltered housing schemes in Johnstone and Paisley.

Relevant experience of working in social care and of working with older adults would be advantageous. In addition, the successful candidate will have excellent communication skills; be a good listener and committed to supporting, encouraging, and enabling tenants to make informed choices in maintaining their independence and personal dignity. You should be able to work alone and as part of a team and uphold the highest levels of confidentiality.

SVQ Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF Level 6 or other relevant qualification to enable registration with the SSSC as a Support Worker in a Housing Support Service is essential.

A current driving licence and access to a car would be desirable.

This post is subject to membership of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in respect of regulated work with adults.

EVH Conditions of Service, flexible working hours and generous holiday entitlement are offered.

To apply please email recruitment@linstone.co.uk, or download the application pack from our website: 

CVs will not be considered.

Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday 26th February 2024.

It is anticipated the interviews will take place week beginning 4th March 2024.

We are committed to ensuring we provide equality of opportunity in employment.