Homeless Services & Support Officer, StornowayFavourite
|Closes:||Monday, 31st July 2017|
|Published:||Thursday, 13th July 2017|
|Location:||Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Council Offices, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis|
|Salary:||£24,261 - £27,097 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 to provide a service to homeless and potentially homeless individual and family households, ensuring that the Comhairle’s statutory duties are met.
You must be educated to HNC/SVQ3 standard or have at least three years’ experience of working in a housing, support service and/or social care environment with direct client involvement. You must have knowledge of Homeless Legislation and wider housing issues as well as the ability to work with and understand homeless clients who may have complex social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. A full driving licence is essential.
Appointment to the post will be for the duration of the maternity leave of the permanent postholder.
Salary for the above post is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance. Appointment to the post will be on the first point of grade.