Govan Housing Association
Govan Housing Association

Charity registered in Scotland SC009055

Founded in 1971, we are a community-focused, registered social landlord and aim to provide, manage and maintain affordable housing for people in Glasgow.

Current vacancies

Community Engagement Officer

  • Full time
  • £33,642 – £36,941
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 4th August 2021

Govan Housing Association is a community focused Registered Social Landlord based in Govan, Glasgow. The Association itself possesses a rich history and one of development and innovation. Founded in 1971, the Association was the first community based housing provider, leading the way for social housing provision in Scotland. After 50 years of operating in the housing sector, the Association now manages approximately 1,600 socially rented properties and over 600 factored properties as well as taking an active role in the regeneration of the area and continuing to improve the quality of life of residents.

We are going through a period of exciting change and have an ambitious vision for the future. We have restructured our business to allow us to focus on our future plans and are seeking the right people to help us achieve this.

We are seeking to employ an experienced and community focused individual to work collaboratively with the community to enable customers and communities to influence services in the local area.

The successful candidate will work with local communities and groups to identify priorities and ways of addressing locally expressed needs to assist in improving the quality of life of customers and the wider community

You will have experience of working with customers, partners and community groups within the public sector and have strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to network and build relationships with key stakeholders.

The post will include some evening/weekend working.

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Customer Services Manager Housing

  • Full time
  • £40,234 – £43,530
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 6th August 2021

Govan Housing Association is a community focused Registered Social Landlord based in Govan, Glasgow. The Association itself possesses a rich history and one of development and innovation. Founded in 1971, the Association was the first community based housing provider, leading the way for social housing provision in Scotland. After over 40 years of operating in the housing sector, the Association now manages approximately 1,600 socially rented properties and over 600 factored properties as well as taking an active role in the regeneration of the area and continuing to improve the quality of life of residents.

We have an ambitious vision for the future and have structured our business to allow us to focus on our future plans. We are now looking for the right person to help us achieve this.

Due to internal promotion, we are seeking to employ an experienced and customer focused individual to manage the delivery of our key strategic and operational objectives within our Customer Services & Community Engagement Team in order to achieve resident-led, continuous improvement. You will work closely with internal and external stakeholders to implement service improvements and deliver customer value and value for money through effective operational performance management of Govan Housing Associations’ housing management community engagement services.

The role will have line management responsibility for the Customer Services & Community Engagement team and you should have recent experience of successfully managing and supporting staff to achieve targets and objectives.

A positive, flexible attitude with a commitment to providing excellent customer service is required, as is a working knowledge of community engagement. The post will include some home visits and may require occasional evening/weekend working.

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Volunteer & Training Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £25,044 – £25,973
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 12th May 2021

Govan Housing Association is a community focused Registered Social Landlord based in Govan, Glasgow. The Association itself possesses a rich history and one of development and innovation. Founded in 1971, the Association was the first community based housing provider, leading the way for social housing provision in Scotland. After over 40 years of operating in the housing sector, the Association now manages approximately 1,600 socially rented properties and over 600 factored properties as well as taking an active role in the regeneration of the area and continuing to improve the quality of life of residents.

Govan Housing Association, in partnership with other local organisations and stakeholders, has been instrumental in developing a localised approach to volunteering through the Govan Volunteer Bank. This has included agreeing standards for volunteering in the local area along with shared vision and values of the Volunteer Bank.

We are seeking to employ an experienced and customer focused individual who is driven to secure long lasting positive change for local people and communities in order improve people’s lives.

The role of Volunteer & Training Coordinator will be responsible for leading on the delivery of the volunteer bank’s vision, aims and objectives by coordinating a local training calendar aimed at sharing skills and knowledge and identifying opportunities for learning within the community.

The successful candidate will have proven experience working in the heart of a diverse community, with practical knowledge of community engagement, designing and delivering community based services, partnership working and a true passion for improving people’s lives

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