Accommodation Warden, Acres Accommodation Unit, Stornoway (5491)Favourite
|Closes:||Monday, 25th September 2017|
|Published:||Thursday, 7th September 2017|
|Location:||Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Council Offices, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis|
|Salary:||£19,700 per year|
|Hours:||37.00 hours per week|
|Position Type:||Full Time|
|Organisation:||Comhairle nan Eilean Siar|
|Category:||Social Services / Housing / Childcare|
|Sub-category:||Housing / Homeless|
Required by the Development Department’s Housing Services Section to staff its shared temporary accommodation unit in Stornoway. You will work a shift pattern to meet the 24 hours, 7 days per week staffing requirement.
Duties include: providing general advice and support to residents; preparing and cleaning rooms for allocation to new residents; monitoring general conduct of residents; monitoring entry to the building and ensuring residents and visitors are complying with house rules; undertaking regular inspections of rooms and premises and ensuring all communal areas are cleaned on a daily basis; assisting with the collection of rents and service charges; carrying out fire alarm checks.
You will have: an understanding of the needs of homeless persons and experience of working with the client group or similar; good interpersonal and customer care skills; ability to handle conflict and cope with emergencies; flexibility in terms of shift working.
Appointment to the post will be for the duration of a maternity leave within the department.
Salary for the above post is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance. Appointment to the post will be on the first point of grade.