Temporary Retirement Housing Assistant

Vacancy posted: Thursday, 13 October 2016

Salary: 8,663 pro rata (16,244 FTE) per annum
Location: Edinburgh

Closing date: 26 October 2016
Job ref. no.: REQ00696

We are looking for a Temporary Retirement Housing Assistant to support the manager in the delivery of our retirement housing service at Manderston Court development in Leith, Edinburgh..

The Role

You will be responsible for undertaking a range of duties which ensures the development maintains a high level of cleanliness within all common parts.  You will provide general assistance to tenants on issues relating to the development and to their Tenancy Agreement.  You will also provide cover in the absence of the Retirement Housing Manager.

Hours of employment are 20 per week every Monday - Friday 1pm till 5pm.

The post is being offered on a temporary basis to cover maternity leave and is due to last 6 months, which may be extended.

Role Requirements

An interest in working with older people and an understanding of their needs is essential.  Although relevant experience in a similar post is desirable, it is not essential as the skills and abilities outlined in the job description are of the highest importance.

The successful candidate will also be required to complete a Standard Disclosure check with Disclosure Scotland.

Our Benefits

  • Competitive salary, reviewed annually.
  • Excellent holidays, up to 37 days each year (pro rata for part-time employees).   With the option to buy or sell holidays each year.
  • Payment of your Standard Disclosure check with Disclosure Scotland.
  • A wide range of learning and development activities including management & leadership programmes, job related training and qualifications to ensure your continuous progress.

Please visit our website to apply.

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Contact Name Laura Allison
Telephone 0131 273 4020

About Bield Housing & Care

At Bield we are a non-profit organisation with charitable status committed to providing a wide range of housing, care and support services to enable older people to make their own choices and lead independent lives. At Bield it is our firm belief that older people should have the freedom to make their own choices and be free to live as independently as possible. It's only possible thanks to the experience, dedication and passion of our employees and volunteers.

We look for people who understand and support Bield's ethos of "free to be". We have a diverse range of job opportunities in our offices, housing developments and care services across Scotland where you can use your skills to make a difference to older peoples lives. In return, we offer rewarding and fulfilling careers with comprehensive training, competitive salaries and great benefits packages.

Bield Housing & Care. Scottish Charity no. SC006878.

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