This vacancy has now closed

Housing Advisor

  • Full time
  • £21,600 – £23,697
  • Leven, Fife
  • Closing 31st January 2020

  • Advertised from 16th January 2020


In response to the government’s new agenda for ending homelessness and the Fife Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan, we are now seeking to recruit individuals wishing to participate in furthering our work in homelessness prevention and trauma informed housing support practice. If you can actively demonstrate a commitment to client focused working, are keen to develop your professional skills and want to be part of a team which works to achieve the best possible outcomes for people then, why not consider working with us.

This post is responsible for delivering impartial, confidential and professional housing advice under the Scottish National Standards for Information and Advice Providers (SNSIAP) and under Frontine Fife’s policy directives/procedures.

The post holder will assist those experiencing housing difficulties towards the achievement of positive outcomes using a strength-based approach to ensure they are better informed about their options, rights and responsibilities.

We are a team of compassionate and unique individuals, which aim to end homelessness by taking preventative action and by assisting and supporting people to choose the life they aspire to. Our team endeavours to build on people’s strengths through facilitating the promotion of self-valuing and wellbeing by assisting them to achieve their own goals and to seek out developmental opportunities.

Please note all the above posts benefit from an additional 1.5% salary increase, effective as at 1st April 2019

All the above posts are offered initially as Fixed Term Temporary contracts which may be extended in line with future funding secured.

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • 32 days annual leave per year with 1 day additional per year served up to 5 years (pro rata)
  • Working Monday to Friday (9 to 5pm) and flexible working policy
  • Competitive employer/employee Pension Contribution Scheme
  • All travel mileage paid at 42p per mile
  • Commitment to professional learning and development planning and training.
  • Free access to an all employee assistance programme with confidential advice/counselling support.
  • Company mobile phone
  • Discounts on lifestyle benefits e.g. Discounted Gym Memberships
  • Where appropriate, welcome payments for SSSC registration fee, PVG and other accreditation and disclosure checks

Successful candidates taking up a client facing role are subject to PVG Disclosure checks and must have a current driving license, business insurance and the use of a car for work. Successful candidates securing a post regulated by the Care Inspectorate must register with the SSSC and must meet the required standards for the post within the permitted time as directed by the SSSC.

Application notes

Closing Date: 12 noon Friday 31st January 2020

To find out more about each post and to download an application pack go to our website: Alternatively, e-mail or telephone Natasha Johnstone on 01592 800430. To apply for a post, please submit your CV to by the closing date.

Frontline Fife is a registered charity: Charity No: SC021832 and is committed to Equal Opportunities.