Accommodation Warden, Acres Accommodation Unit, Stornoway

Favourite Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Ref no: CNS00949
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 - £21,012 per year
Hours: 37.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
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.


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.

Salary for the above post is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance.  Appointment to the post will be on the first point of grade with annual incremental progression.