Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £19,768 – £21,398
  • Glasgow Key Fund Service, Glasgow
  • Closing 29th July 2019


  • Advertised from 11th July 2019
  • 35 hours per week.

Role

Do you share our commitment to supporting positive change in people’s lives?

Ypeople has over 200 staff and volunteers, and supports hundreds of people every day in our homelessness, young people’s wellbeing and out of school care services.

We are recruiting for a Development Worker to provide tenancy support within the Glasgow Key Fund service.

How you will make a difference:

  • Assessing, and progressing all referrals made to the service in line with service specification.
  • Effective engagement with landlords and letting agents in the management of properties, ensuring they are fit for purpose and comply with legal, health and safety and corporate standards.
  • Arranging and facilitating tenancy support with service users to meet contractual requirements and individual need and Compiling and reviewing service user risk assessments.
  • Assist service users to engage and integrate into the local community.
  • The post holder will provide a tenancy management service to homeless households in temporary accommodation with Ypeople.

What you will bring:

  • Personal values aligned with Ypeople’s core values
  • SVQ level 2/3, SCQF equivalent or an appropriate Housing qualification, or willingness to undertake
  • Housing Law, Information and Advice Standards qualification, or willingness to undertake

How we will support you:

  • Competitive salary, company pension, childcare vouchers, life assurance
  • Generous annual leave entitlement (6 weeks in the first year rising to 8 weeks from the second)
  • Excellent development opportunities (access to varied training and qualifications)

Application notes

Closing Date: 5pm on Monday 29th July

Provisional Interview Date: Week Beginning 5th August

To find out more and to apply, please see the Ypeople website.