Role:  Supported Housing Coordinator

  • Salary: £24,474 – £26,459
  • Location: Stornoway, Matheson Road, HS1 2LA
  • Job type: Permanent/Full Time 39 hours
  • Job Ref:  0042 - 0124

Closing Date: 14th April 2020

Trust Housing Association Ltd has an exciting opportunity for a Supported Housing Coordinator to join our team based at Matheson Road, Stornoway on a permanent basis.

In return for your enthusiasm and commitment as a Support Housing Coordinator we will offer you: -

  • Annual Salary £24,474 - £26,459
  • Working 39 hours per week
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Paid Disclosure Scotland check
  • Access to paid training & continued personal development

What we’re looking for in our Supported Housing Coordinator:

As Supported Housing Coordinator, you will play a key role in the lives of our tenants.  Promoting and supporting independent living, you will develop a professional and caring relationship with individuals, providing advice and assistance linked to their individual support plan.  In addition, you will build positive working relationships with colleagues in other agencies such as health care and social work.

Supported Housing Coordinator Skills & Experience:

The successful applicant will ideally have previous experience in managing a service for vulnerable people, preferably older people, be able to demonstrate a clear empathy with tenants as well as being able to exhibit excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.  Management of the staff team is a key element of the role and experience in this area is essential.  On a personal level, candidates should be well organised and approachable with excellent interpersonal skills.  A professional qualification (SVQ level 3 or equivalent) is highly desirable.

About Trust Housing:

Trust Housing Association is a national housing, support and care provider, offering a range of accommodation and support services.  Primarily serving older people in our communities we also provide housing for families and individuals. We have over 2,600 households across the length and breadth of Scotland, from the Highlands and Islands all the way down to the Borders.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our Supported Housing Coordinator and you’d like to work with a prestigious and well-established company working in a person-centred culture that puts people at the heart of all we do, then we’d like to hear from you.

Trust is an Investor in People Gold accredited employer, a Leader in Diversity and a great place to work.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.