Edinburgh Tenants Federation
Edinburgh Tenants Federation

Charity registered in Scotland SC048236

Edinburgh Tenants Federation is an umbrella organisation of local associations that represents tenants' and residents' groups at a citywide, policy level. This strategic focus complements work with associations at local and area levels dealing with day-to-day service delivery issues.

Current vacancies

Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £31,839 – £34,221
  • Norton Park, 57 Albion Road, Edinburgh EH7 5QY. ETF embraces a hybrid working model and as such, staff are expected to work from home and office when appropriate.
  • Closing 24th October 2022

The Edinburgh Tenants Federation (ETF) has an exciting opportunity for a Development Officer to join our team to support tenants across the City to work in partnership with the City of Edinburgh Council.

Edinburgh Tenants Federation is an award-winning, charitable, voluntary organisation that works to ensure that tenants and residents are able to fully participate to shape their housing and wider services. As a membership organisation, we represent the views of our member groups to influence change across the city. The aim of ETF is simple – we want to change social rented housing in Edinburgh for the better.

ETF is seeking a Development Officer to build on the success of ETF to ensure tenants are at the heart of consultation and have a meaningful role in shaping the City of Edinburgh Council’s housing services. The post will be responsible for providing development support, information, and advice to tenants and communities throughout Edinburgh to ensure they have skills and knowledge to participate fully.

The role of Development Officer includes:

  • Developing, delivering and monitoring a project work plan in partnership with tenants, communities, and The City of Edinburgh Council to meet the agree aims, objectives, and timescales of the organisation.
  • Providing information, training and development support to ETF member groups to provide them with the skills and knowledge to participate fully.
  • Empowering and supporting individual tenants, tenant and resident groups, and the wider community to develop digital confidence.
  • Supporting the Council, tenants, and communities to develop good tenant participation and scrutiny practices.
  • The ideal candidate must have experience of working with groups, knowledge of housing issues, and a commitment to tenant participation, engagement, and scrutiny.