Positive Action in Housing
Positive Action in Housing

Charity registered in Scotland SC027577

We are a Scottish based charity (SC027577) with a global reach, working with people, communities and non-profit organisations to enable everyone to have an equal chance to live, work and grow, free from poverty, homelessness or racism.


Current vacancies

Finance Officer

  • Part time
  • £23,145 – £25,186 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 9th August 2021

Positive Action in Housing is an independent, anti-racist homelessness and human rights charity (SC027577) dedicated to supporting women, children and men from refugee and migrant backgrounds to rebuild their lives. We believe in a society where everyone has the right to live safe and dignified lives, free from poverty, homelessness or inequality.

The following vacancy has become available.

Finance Officer

Salary: 21 hours per week (over 4 days) £23,145 – £25,186 pro-rata + 4% Pension

Based in and working from our Glasgow Office

We are looking for a well-organised, self-motivated person with strong bookkeeping skills. You will assist with the finances of a small, but busy charity based in and working from our offices in the centre of Glasgow. You will enjoy working as part of a small, diverse team to maintain and develop the charity’s finance systems. You will be responsible for undertaking accurate and timely recording of income and expenditure, bank reconciliation, purchase ledger, donor’s database, payment of invoices and reclamation of Gift Aid. You will ensure all income and expenditure is accurately named and documentation filed immediately. You will prepare and post general ledger journals and provide regular reports as requested.

You will have the skills and aptitude to accurately maintain our computer-based finance records. You will have excellent IT skills, and are familiar with spreadsheets, word processing, email and MS Office. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as excellent numeracy skills.

You are honest, hard working, self-motivated and know how to work as part of a team. You have a positive outlook and are able to maintain clear communications with colleagues and take the initiative when required. You know how to plan, manage and prioritise a varied workload, meet deadlines and respond flexibly to unforeseen events. An ability to carry out tasks with minimum supervision is essential. You will pay meticulous attention to detail and have the aptitude and skills to learn on the job.

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Housing and Homelessness Caseworker

  • Part time
  • £24,410 – £27,653 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 21st May 2021

Positive Action in Housing is an independent, anti-racist homelessness and human rights charity (SC027577) dedicated to supporting women, children and men from refugee and migrant backgrounds to rebuild their lives. We believe in a society where everyone has the right to live safe and dignified lives, free from poverty, homelessness or inequality.

We wish to recruit a Housing & Homelessness Caseworker to join our lively, hardworking and friendly team. You will provide homelessness advice, information and representation for people from BME, refugee and asylum-seeking backgrounds to reduce the risk of homelessness, eviction or destitution. Working within a small, dedicated team, you will help our service users develop and track their Personal Housing Plans in order to find safe, affordable housing. You will liaise with Registered Social Landlords to maximise housing opportunities for our clients. You will help newly settled refugees develop Personal Resettlement Plans. You will assist those with Limited Leave to Remain to avoid falling into rent arrears or losing employment related to their immigration status. You will take up housing complaints and assist asylum seekers to access essential crisis support to avoid destitution.

Click here for more details about this post. Closing date: 12 Noon, Friday 21 May 2021.

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Training Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £25,186 – £28,534 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 4th June 2021

Positive Action in Housing is an independent, anti-racist homelessness and human rights charity (SC027577) dedicated to supporting women, children and men from refugee and migrant backgrounds to rebuild their lives. We believe in a society where everyone has the right to live safe and dignified lives, free from poverty, homelessness or inequality.

We wish to recruit a dynamic, experienced individual who can hit the ground running and lead and deliver Positive Action in Housing’s equality and diversity training programme across Scotland. The training service is highly dependent on the post holder growing existing and new business. Your central goal will be to design and deliver an exciting financially viable equalities and diversity training programme directed at housing, voluntary and statutory sector professionals and organisations. Your challenge is to make the training service financially viable with significant income generating potential for the future. You will ensure Positive Action in Housing’s equalities and diversity training programme becomes a leader in its field. You will be creating an original and exciting equalities training programme in consultation with Registered Social Landlords, Voluntary organisations and local authorities. You will make learning fun as well as informative. You will work with other trainers as well as deliver training. You will be committed to finding out new learning techniques and developing accredited courses and CPD.

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Closing date: 12 Noon, Friday 4 June 2021

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