Charity registered in Scotland SC027945
“Providing homes and neighbourhoods where people want to live”
Port of Leith Housing Association Limited is a leading provider of social housing with properties in north and east Edinburgh.
For the past 40 years Port of Leith HA has been actively providing high quality affordable housing and promoting the ongoing regeneration of Leith and neighbouring communities in North Edinburgh. Our ambition is “to make Leith the best place to be”.
Our Community Works Team provide assistance to people living in Leith and North Edinburgh who are seeking employment or wishing to progress towards working. We are looking for a committed Employability Officer to join our Team. The successful candidate will work on a one to one basis with our service users and assist people to unleash their potential. If you have relevant experience in employability, recruitment and/or support, an understanding of the barriers facing individuals when looking for work and the ability to provide a person-centred service whilst managing a diverse caseload, then this could be the role for you!
We are seeking an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic Senior Housing Officer to provide leadership and management to our housing management team and to provide a generic housing and estate management service to our tenants and sharing owners. Reporting to our housing manager, you will be required to supervise and manage the performance of a team of housing officers and assistant housing officers and to contribute to the overall effectiveness of the housing management team.
You will use your excellent communication, interpersonal, management and customer service skills to provide an innovative, effective, efficient and responsive service to our customers; to be an active team player and to manage and motivate staff to perform at their best.
You should have PGDip Housing Studies qualification or equivalent. You should have at least 5 years’ related experience in housing management and 3 years in a supervisory role.
This post is subject to Police Check Standard Disclosure.
Would you like to help us to make Leith an even better place for people to live, visit and do business?
We are looking for an excellent communicator with strong influencing and digital skills to help shape how we communicate and engage with a wide audience of internal and external customers, including the media.
Working as part of a small and ambitious team, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to strongly influence our communications and customer engagement strategy, working closely with colleagues at all levels across the Port of Leith Housing Association Group and directly with our customers.
A skilled storyteller across print and digital channels, you will also be adept at engaging with our tenants, and other customers, and encouraging them to get involved in shaping our services.
This role will suit individuals who relish managing a varied workload, pay close attention to detail and have a strong track record of consistently meeting deadlines.
You will have 3-5 years’ experience working in a communications role as part of an inhouse or agency team. You will be educated to Degree level or equivalent (SCQF level 9). Holding a professional qualification from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations or the Chartered Institute of Marketing is desirable.