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.

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Energy Debt Adviser

  • Full time
  • £33,375 – £36,648
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th October 2020

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 are seeking an Energy Debt Adviser to provide an Energy Debt service to the tenants and factored owners of Govan Housing Association. The service will educate people about their household energy consumption, develop skills and confidence to take more control of their energy use and bills as well as providing advice on tariffs and fuel switching. The post holder will play a vital role in the development and growth of our Financial Inclusion Service and will be responsible for driving the promotion and delivery of energy debt advice leading to behavioural change and a reduction in fuel bills for our tenants and owners.

The successful candidate will have a City & Guilds Energy Awareness qualification and will have experience of working in a related field. As you will be working directly with tenants you will have experience in working with people from a wide range of backgrounds, groups and communities. You will possess excellent communication skills especially written and verbal with the ability to present information to individuals and groups. You must also be IT literate with an aptitude in the use of common applications such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)

Govan Housing Association is committed to the further development of all employees, therefore you must be willing to enhance your own knowledge and undertake further training as necessary for the role.

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Volunteer & Training Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £24,845 – £25,767
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 23rd November 2020

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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Top job! Housing Manager Community Engagement

  • Full time
  • £39,915 – £43,185
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th November 2020

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.

We are seeking to employ an experienced and customer focused individual to manage the delivery of our key strategic and operational objectives within our Housing &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 management of Govan Housing Associations’ housing management community engagement services.

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.

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

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