Sheltered Housing Officer

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Ref no: EAL02750
Closes: Sunday, 25th March 2018
Published: Monday, 12th March 2018
Location: Mansfield Court Sheltered Housing, 131 Inveresk Road, Musselburgh
Salary: £23,340 - £25,512 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: East Lothian Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Housing / Homeless

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary £23340-£25512 per annum
Permanent full time position
35 hours per week
Days of Work Mon-Fri
To start April 2018

Job Details

To provide a good quality landlord and housing support service to the tenants of a sheltered housing scheme, monitoring tenants' well being and safety, and promoting, encouraging and supporting their continued independent living.

Please download the attached Job Outline/Person Specification at the bottom of the page for the exact duties and tasks required of the post.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Educated to SVQ Level 2 in Social Services and Health or equivalent and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience. 

A current driving licence and/or use of a vehicle is required to manage the workload.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

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