West Of Scotland Housing Association Ltd
West Of Scotland Housing Association Ltd

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.

Current vacancies

Board Members (Willowacre Trust)

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 31st May 2019

Willowacre Trust is the charitable subsidiary of West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) and has been working to tackle social disadvantage for over 50 years. Willowacre Trust is committed to the delivery of projects and services which offer additional support and opportunities to WSHA tenants with the overall aim of positively impacting on our tenants' lives.

Services delivered within communities include:

  • Community centres, multi-use games areas and urban green spaces.
  • Starter packs, food parcels and fuel top ups.
  • Older people’s services within sheltered housing.
  • Money and Energy Advice provided from dedicated officers.
  • A Handyperson Service.

We are currently seeking Board members who are passionate about making a meaningful difference to communities and have experience of one of the following:

  • Accountancy and Financial Management (Charitable Sector)
  • Governance (Charitable Sector)
  • Public Sector – Local authority/Health/Social Care

WSHA provides around 3,500 homes across the West of Scotland and goes further to provide housing you can call home.

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Retirement Assistant

  • Part time
  • £19,680 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th February 2019

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 3,500 homes across the West of Scotland and go further to provide housing you can call home. West of Scotland Housing Association and its subsidiary company Willowacre Trust overarching aims are to tackle the social and economic issues within our communities.

We are seeking someone with experience of working with older people within a housing setting. The Retirement Assistant will use a variety of approaches to engage with a diverse range of older people. The Retirement Assistant will establish friendly relations with tenants and encourage tenants to participate in decisions which affect them.

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Community Centre Assistant

  • Full time
  • £16,605
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th March 2019

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 3,500 homes across the West of Scotland and go further to provide housing you can call home. West of Scotland Housing Association and its subsidiary company Willowacre Trust overarching aims are to tackle the social and economic issues within our communities.

We are seeking a Community Centre Assistant (CCA) to provide day to day janitorial and set up duties within our Community Centre. The CCA will ensure that the Centre is prepared and operational for daily/weekly activities.

The CCA will ensure that all daily/weekly checks/tasks are undertaken including fire safety, health & safety, cleaning, security and maintenance within the Centre and its immediate grounds.

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This vacancy has now closed

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 3,500 homes across the West of Scotland and go further to provide housing you can call home. West of Scotland Housing Association and its subsidiary company Willowacre Trust overarching aims are to tackle the social and economic issues within our communities.

We are seeking a Community and Support Services Assistant to proactively assist in the delivery of WSHA’s and Willowacre Trust’s Supporting Communities Strategy. Coordinate referral processes for specific support services including Starter packs, Handy Person Services, Imagination Library, Upcycling and Food Parcels. Liaise directly with tenants in relation to these services and in addition provide administration support to the Community and Support Services Manager.

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Community Centre Officer

  • Full time
  • £30,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th March 2019

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 3,500 homes across the West of Scotland and go further to provide housing you can call home. West of Scotland Housing Association and its subsidiary company Willowacre Trust overarching aims are to tackle the social and economic issues within our communities.

We are seeking a Community Centre Officer who will proactively support, promote and develop our Community Centre. The post holder will play a key role in ensuring the robust operation of the Community Centre. The post holder will work directly with the wider Community and Support Services Team and partner organisations to further develop the Community Centre.

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Board members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd March 2019

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 3,500 homes across the West of Scotland and go further to provide housing you can call home

This is an exciting time for WSHA which gives Board Members an excellent opportunity to be involved in making a real difference to tenants and communities.

WSHA’s strategic direction is shaped by its Board made up of tenants and external specialists. This mix ensures WSHA is clear about tenant’s priorities and has the technical knowledge to deliver them.

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

  • Knowledge and experience of housing
  • Experience and knowledge of Development and Asset Management
  • Experience of procurement
  • Third Sector/Charity Experience
  • Community Development/Community Involvement
  • Technology/Digitalisation

Our Vision

We go further to provide housing you call home.

Our Values

To support our customers and communities by:

  • Being adaptable and flexible in meeting their needs
  • Empowering and providing opportunities to help them grow
  • Creating a sense of belonging
  • Engaging and connecting with others who can help
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