Housing Support Officer

Favourite East Ayrshire Council
Ref no: EAY02658
Closes: Friday, 9th March 2018
Published: Friday, 16th February 2018
Location: John Dickie Street
Salary: £18,145 - £19,256 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Temporary
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: East Ayrshire Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Housing / Homeless

Job Description

Provide tenancy information, guidance, support and advocacy to prospective

tenants in order to assist with the promotion, delivery and integration of the

Council’s key objectives specifically in relation to the Community Plan, Shared

commitments, Single Outcome Agreement and Best Value.



The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.  Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council.

Please note:- PVG members' records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises.  Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.


Additional Information

This is a full time temporary position for up to one year.  The hours of work are 35 per week to be worked as follows;

Monday - Thursday                 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Friday                                    9.00 am - 4.00 pm

The post is based at Civic Centre North, John Dickie Street, Kilmarnock

The salary for the post is £18,145 - £19,256