West of Scotland Housing Association
West of Scotland Housing Association

Charity registered in Scotland SC018486

West of Scotland Housing Association is a dynamic social housing provider with a unique history and vision for the future. We are passionate about delivering exceptional services to our tenants. We also want to help make a positive contribution to the lives of those people living in the communities. West of Scotland Housing Association and its subsidiary company Willowacre Trust overarching aims and outcomes are to tackle the social and economic issues within the communities it serves.

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Funding Officer

  • Part time
  • £28,280 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th April 2021

The Funding Officer, as part of the Community and Support Services team, will work with the Community and Support Services Manager to identify new projects and services which offer support to WSHA tenants and communities. The Funding Officer will work within a planned programme to create high-quality written applications to raise external funding for Willowacre Trust and WSHA.

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Top job! Community & Support Services Manager

  • Full time
  • £48,215 – £50,998
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th June 2021

West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) strives to be more than just a landlord. With over 50 years of history, what sets us apart is the way in which we go further to improve the lives of our tenants, innovatively responding to their needs as their lives change. We provide over 3,500 homes across the West of Scotland and go further to provide housing you can call home.

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual who will lead the development, delivery and implementation of West of Scotland’s Sustainable Communities Strategy, Older Persons Services, Support Services, and other grant funded activities. This will be achieved via WSHA and its subsidiary Willowacre Trust.

You will have previous experience of community investment, working with grant funders and preparing/monitoring and project managing grant funded work, managing Older Persons & Support services and managing teams dedicated to enhancing tenancy sustainment and the wellbeing of customers and communities.

In return we offer a friendly, inclusive environment and a good remuneration package with 40 days holiday and flexi-time working.

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Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Scotland
  • Closing 1st July 2021

West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) strives to be more than just a landlord. With over 50 years of history, what sets us apart is the way in which we go further to improve the lives of our tenants, innovatively responding to their needs as their lives change. We provide around 3,600 homes across the West of Scotland and go further to provide housing you can call home

Being part of our Board is an excellent opportunity to be involved in making a real difference to our customers and communities. This is an exciting time for us as we play our part in tackling climate change by implementing our first Green Strategy and continuing our digital transformation which puts customers at the heart of service delivery.

WSHA is currently seeking a new Board member with applicants requiring a genuine passion for social housing and at least one of the following:

  • Knowledge and experience of social housing
  • Experience and knowledge in relation to climate emergency and improving sustainability
  • Third Sector/Charity Experience
  • Experience of being on a Board or working with a Board
  • Community Development/Community Involvement
  • Technology/Digitalisation
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Community HUB Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £28,562 – £30,605
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 26th July 2021

As the charitable subsidiary of West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA), Willowacre Trusts overarching aim is to tackle social and economic disadvantage and impact on tenancy sustainment within the communities served by WSHA.

Willowacre Trust plays a fundamental role in the delivery of non-core landlord activities including specialist support and wider community services. Funded by the Glasgow Communities Fund we are seeking an enthusiastic and talented Community HUB Coordinator to work within Barrowfield Community HUB.

You will play a key role in ensuring the management and smooth operation of Barrowfield Community HUB. Working closely with internal and external colleagues you will ensure that the Community Hub is a vibrant, well managed facility for the benefit of local people, Anchor tenants, those booking community spaces and other centre users.

You will be supported by the Community and Support Services Management Team.

You will have a proven track record of working within a similar community setting, be able to evidence strong people management skills and be able to demonstrate experience of operational management within a busy community environment.

You will require exceptional communication skills and a methodical and flexible approach to organising and prioritising a varied workload is essential as weekend/evening work on a rota basis is required.

In return we offer a friendly, inclusive environment and a good remuneration package with 37 days holiday and flexitime working.

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Retirement Assistant

  • Part time
  • £21,747 pro-rata
  • Yoker based
  • Closing 4th August 2021

West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) strives to be more than just a social landlord. With over 50 years of history, what sets us apart is the way in which we go further to improve the lives of our tenants. West of Scotland Housing Association and its subsidiary company Willowacre Trust overarching aims are to tackle the social and economic issues impacting on our communities.

Supporting our older tenants to sustain their tenancies within our sheltered housing, you will have previous experience of working with older people, preferably within a housing setting. Responsible for signposting tenants to appropriate specialist support, undertaking health and safety checks for communal areas and assisting with social support activities.

You will offer support with kindness and compassion and engage with a diverse range of older people. Establishing friendly relations with tenants and encourage them to participate in decisions which affect their lives.

In return we offer a friendly, inclusive environment and a good remuneration package with 37 days holiday and flexitime working.

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