Tenancy Support Officer - INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

East Lothian Council
£25,877 - £29,162 per year
04 Aug 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Vacancy Information

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

Salary:  £25877 - £29162 per annum (£14.18 - £15.98 per hour)
Permanent full time position
35 hours per week
Mon - Fri
To start asap

Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of East Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us).

The post of Tenancy Support officer offers an excellent opportunity to work in a busy area housing team with a diverse group of customers to help them develop independent living skills to sustain their tenancies. The post holder requires excellent knowledge of welfare benefits and tenancy management and to possess well developed interpersonal skills. The ability to develop and maintain strong partnership working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders is crucial to the success of this role.

Job Details

As part of the community Housing Service, to provide front line housing support, advice and assistance to vulnerable tenants to assist them in maintaining their tenancy and to promote peaceful and sustainable communities in East Lothian, in accordance with Council policies and procedures.

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 HNC/SVQ3 in Housing, Social Care or equivalent and/or be able to demonstrate skills and competencies gained through previous experience.
Full current driving licence and access to a vehicle (*see Job Outline/Person Spec)

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 offerbeing made.

Additional Information

For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link: http://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/downloads/download/1834/east_lothian_council_employment_information

If you have any difficulties creating an account on MyJobScotland or applying for this post please contact the MyJobScotland support team via this link https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/contact-us.

If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on recruitment@eastlothian.gov.uk

See also:
6448 - Tenancy Support Officer FINAL Grade 8.pdf