Accommodation Warden, Acres Accommodation Unit, Stornoway (5491)

Favourite Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Ref no: CNS00950
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
Contract Type: Temporary
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Housing / Homeless

Job Description

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.

Requirements

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.

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