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Council Offices West Dunbartonshire Council 16 Church Street Dumbarton, G82 1QL
£39,125.86 - £42,355.93 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

Job Description

This is a fixed term post until 31/12/2023.

West Dunbartonshire Council is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced individual to take forward the management of our support services for housing first tenants and homeless households living in temporary accommodation. The successful candidate will ensure the service delivers a high quality support service which maintains Care Inspectorate standards as well as delivering on the wider objectives of the homeless service.

This is a full-time position for an initial fixed period of six months subject to a wider service review.

You must have the appropriate professional qualifications and be able to register with SSSC. The post holder should have experience in a supervisory or managerial role and can demonstrate considerable knowledge and experience working with vulnerable adults with complex needs. You are required to demonstrate highly developed communication skills, fostering positive working relations across the housing options and homeless service and with other professionals and a range of audiences.

For an informal chat to discuss this opportunity please contact Joanne Sutherland on 07584 277 318 or


The preferred candidate will be required to complete a Basic Disclosure check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.


The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975. Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

The Individual

WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:

• Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits
• A minimum of 25 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 35 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year
• Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support

Now that you have read the role and what we have to offer, we would love to hear from you. Please use the application to tell us your experience, and why you are the candidate for this role.

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