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Housing Officer

  • Part time
  • £21,751 – £23,883 pro-rata
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 10th November 2020

  • Advertised from 20th October 2020
  • Part Time 10 Hours per week.


Ending Homelessness in Scotland, one person at a time

Bethany Homes Aberdeen

Housing Officer

On the back of its success in providing supported accommodation in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dumfries Bethany Christian Trust is in the process of purchasing three properties within the Torry area of Aberdeen to develop its new Bethany Homes Aberdeen project.

We are looking for a housing officer to deliver tenancy/community support to the three individuals who will take up residence in our supported flats. The Housing Officer role will ensure the efficient outworking of tenancy management functions, including letting, inspecting and management of properties, working closely with the tenants to provide the highest level of care to deal with the day to day issues of housing management, including supporting the tenants with rent and maintenance issues, thereby maximising rental income and providing administration support as required.

The role also includes engaging with the tenants to build their self-esteem, confidence and a sense of purpose to enable people to make positive choices relating to tenancy sustainment, community engagement and the development of healthy social networks.

As part of the wider Bethany Homes Team you will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills however have the ability to work on your own and prioritise your workload; you will have experience and knowledge of the service user group and their surrounding issues relating to homelessness as well as having housing/letting management experience. Competence in the use of Microsoft office tools is essential.

As Bethany is a Christian organisation, this post carries an Occupational Requirement in line with Equality Act 2010. Please note that one reference must be from your church minister or leader to endorse your live and active Christian faith and commitment. Successful applicants for this post will require membership of the PVG scheme and registration with the SSSC.

Application notes

For an application form please download from our website on contact HR on 0131 561 8964

Closing Date: 10th November 2020 at 10am

Interview Date: Week beginning 16th November 2020

(Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, interviews will in the first instance likely be carried out using video conferencing)