Housing and Homelessness Caseworker

  • Part time
  • £24,410 – £27,653 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 21st May 2021


  • Advertised from 27th April 2021
  • 28 hours per week. Salary + 4% Contributory Pension

Role

Positive Action in Housing is an independent, anti-racist homelessness and human rights charity (SC027577) dedicated to supporting women, children and men from refugee and migrant backgrounds to rebuild their lives. We believe in a society where everyone has the right to live safe and dignified lives, free from poverty, homelessness or inequality.

We wish to recruit a Housing & Homelessness Caseworker to join our lively, hardworking and friendly team. You will provide homelessness advice, information and representation for people from BME, refugee and asylum-seeking backgrounds to reduce the risk of homelessness, eviction or destitution. Working within a small, dedicated team, you will help our service users develop and track their Personal Housing Plans in order to find safe, affordable housing. You will liaise with Registered Social Landlords to maximise housing opportunities for our clients. You will help newly settled refugees develop Personal Resettlement Plans. You will assist those with Limited Leave to Remain to avoid falling into rent arrears or losing employment related to their immigration status. You will take up housing complaints and assist asylum seekers to access essential crisis support to avoid destitution.

Click here for more details about this post. Closing date: 12 Noon, Friday 21 May 2021.

Application notes

For all posts, download a Job Application Form here and email your completed application to home@positiveactionh.org by the closing date specified.

Successful candidates will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and Disclosure Scotland documents.