Caledonia Housing Association
Caledonia Housing Association

Charity registered in Scotland SC013988

Caledonia Housing Association is one of Scotland’s leading providers of high quality affordable homes for people in housing need. We own and manage around 4,000 homes across Tayside, Fife and the Highlands, with just over 1,500 owned and managed in West Dunbartonshire by Cordale Housing Association and Bellsmyre Housing Associations – our Group partner organisations.

Current vacancies

Top job! Head of Frontline Services

  • Full time
  • £60,986
  • Hybrid Working - Dundee, Perth or West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 8th August 2022

This is a hybrid role that will allow autonomy and flexibility with home working and office working at any of our three locations (Perth, Dundee or West Dunbartonshire).

Come and join us!

Caledonia Housing Group - Housing Association of the Year award and Social Housing Developer of the Year 2021.

Caledonia Housing Association has the vision of providing “Homes and Services that make life better” and we have ambitious goals to revolutionise the customer service we provide. By streamlining processes and procedures we aim to improve the customer experience of tenants and service users across the Group. We operate across 8 local authorities and manage over 5,200 affordable homes and offers services to around 2,000 private owners. We are committed to tackling inequality and housing needs across the Highlands, Tayside, Perthshire and Dunbartonshire.

Benefits

As a Caledonia Housing Group employee you will enjoy a fantastic range of benefits including:

Ongoing investment in your personal development with access to internal and external training qualifications

Annual Leave entitlement starting at 33 days per year (increases with length of service)

We promote work-life balance and operate a flexi-time system

Generous contributory pension scheme

Health benefit of up to £300 per year which includes a gym membership, fitness equipment or health insurance

Wellbeing services offering support and confidential advice for you when you most need it including counselling and in-house mental health first aiders

Volunteering opportunities

As an inclusive employer, we’re open to having a conversation with you about flexible working.

About the role

This is an exciting time to join Caledonia Housing Association.

We have launched our ambitious programme of business transformation. Our vision, ethos and purpose will ensure that Caledonia puts the needs and requirements of our customers first whilst providing homes and services that make life better.

We require a Head of Frontline Services to play a pivotal role in the successful delivery of this programme by leading and managing staff across the Customer Services Directorate.

We need someone who can think and act creatively to produce service improvements, has the talent to build a positive and enthusiastic solutions based team culture and has the energy and ability to work at pace to deliver results.

You will have had experience of leading on customer service and policy development initiatives and have the ability to inspire, motivate and mentor multi- disciplinary staff teams to achieve our customer service aspirations.

You must be able to demonstrate that you have operated at a managerial or leadership level, have produced and developed reports for governing or executive bodies and have had responsibility for operational and corporate key performance indicators and budgetary control.

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Governing Body Vacancies

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Home based
  • Closing 30th July 2021

About Caledonia Housing Association

Caledonia Housing Association Group, with over 6,500 homes owned and managed, is one of Scotland’s leading providers of high-quality affordable homes for people in housing need. We are committed to providing “Homes and Services that make life better”. We achieve this by ensuring that Associations in the Group continue to be well-managed, financially strong and positioned to provide excellent outcomes for our tenants and other customers. Providing high quality homes and services that are affordable, sustainable and valued by our customers is a key aim.

A major feature of our work is developing innovative approaches to ensure that we deliver on our customer service and value for money aims through the efficiency and effectiveness of our business.

The Role

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 continue with our innovation and digital transformation to make sure we are putting our customers first.

Caledonia Housing Association is currently seeking new Board members who are keen to make a difference and have a real interest in the provision and management of social housing that has a positive impact on lives and communities. To complement the existing Board profile, we are particularly keen to hear from people with skills and experience in social housing, social work and community care, human resources, and voluntary and community groups.

There is no requirement to have had any previous Board experience - what is important is a passion to make a difference and being prepared to contribute to discussions that enable positive and collective decision-making.

We are particularly keen to hear from under-represented groups and tenants of Caledonia Housing Association.

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Volunteer Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £20,568 – £23,486
  • Dundee
  • Closing 30th July 2021

Following the continued success of our Volunteering project, we are seeking to recruit a Volunteer Co-ordinator on a fixed term contract until June 2022.

The post holder will continue to support and develop the role of volunteers at our Sheltered Housing schemes across Dundee and Perthshire to work with other older people to encourage the development of activities and opportunities for social interaction that promotes good health and wellbeing.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual with excellent communication and management skills; preferably with experience of working with Volunteers and partnership working and who enjoys working with older people.

This post is supported by the Association and the Reshaping Care initiative which seeks to develop community capacity to re-shape care for older people in Scotland.

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Climate Change Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £39,273 – £41,671
  • Hybrid Working - Dundee, Perth or West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 21st June 2022

This is a hybrid role that will allow autonomy and flexibility with home working and office working at our locations in Dundee, Perth or West Dunbartonshire

Come and join us!

A great opportunity exists to have a lead role supporting our climate change plans and our journey to net zero.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and strategic thinking individual who is passionate about all aspects of sustainability and has the drive to support our teams embed sustainability across the organisation.

We are a registered charity and one of Scotland’s leading providers of affordable high quality housing.

What we do is incredibly important, with a vision to provide “Homes and Services that make life better”.

We are a growing organisation and operate across 8 local authority areas, while we own and manage in excess of 7,000 homes and employ approximately 200 staff.

In 2021 we were awarded Housing Association of the Year and Social Housing Developer of the Year.

We recently launched an ambitious and transformative new Business Plan which reflects the vital importance of our climate change commitments. This involves developing the plans and actions that highlight what we need to do as a landlord, employer and business to become a net zero organisation.

About the role

We are looking to appoint a Climate Change Coordinator to join our Strategy and Improvement Team.

Working closely with the Caledonia Executive Management Team, the Climate Change Coordinator will have an important role in developing, coordinating and implementing transformational programmes to achieve our net zero commitments. This will involve research, analysis and development of plans and targets that will lead to operational and organisational change and a demonstrable reduction in carbon emissions.

This role is for someone who enjoys a challenge, thrives on working collaboratively and building partnerships with staff, customers, and other key stakeholders, with a track record in influencing change and making a difference.

Benefits

As a Caledonia employee you will enjoy a fantastic range of benefits including:

• Ongoing investment in your personal development with access to internal and external training qualifications

• Hybrid and flexible working as part of our “Agile for Everyone” Charter

• Annual Leave entitlement starting at 33 days per year (increases with length of service)

• Generous contributory pension scheme

• Assistance with travel costs

• Health benefit of up to £300 per year which includes a gym membership, fitness equipment or health insurance

• Wellbeing services offering support and confidential advice for you when you most need it including counselling and in-house mental health first aiders

• Volunteering opportunities

As an inclusive employer, we’re open to having a conversation with you about flexible working.

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