Bield Housing Association Ltd

Deputy Manager

Linlithgow, West Lothian
Competitive salary
08 May 2019
22 May 2019
Contract Type

A rewarding opportunity has arisen for a Deputy Manager to join us at our Retirement Housing with Meals Service at Brae Court, Linlithgow.

Please note that this position is temporary until 31st December.

The Role

You will play an important role in ensuring that our tenants receive high quality tenancy management, property management services and a flexible meals service which offers freshly prepared meals and value for money. You will work closely with the local manager to support and supervise a small team of locally based employees who have responsibility for delivery of services.

Hours of employment are an average of 23 per week organised as follows:

Week One to Three:

Friday to Sunday 9am to 5.30pm (with a one hour unpaid break)

Week Four:

Thursday 2 hours (flexible) and Friday to Sunday 9am to 5.30pm (with a one hour unpaid break)

Role Requirements

You will bring the ability to prioritise and organise work within a busy service, coupled with written, numerical and IT skills required to undertake basic management tasks. Ideally you will have experience of supervising an individual or small team and have experience of housing, social care of health services which you could have gained through work or volunteer experience.  In order to succeed in this role you will need to bring a genuine interest in working with older people and an understanding of their needs within a housing setting.

An SVQ Level 2 in a housing related discipline is desirable but not essential. The successful candidate will be required to complete a Standard Disclosure check with Disclosure Scotland.

Please click here to download the full Job Description and Person Specification.

Our Benefits

  • Competitive salary, reviewed annually.
  • Excellent holidays, up to 34 days each year (pro rata for part-time employees).  With the option to buy or sell holidays each year.
  • Payment of your PVG check with Disclosure Scotland.
  • A wide range of learning and development activities including management & leadership programmes, job related training and qualifications to ensure your continuous progress.

If you require this information in an alternative format please contact us using the details above.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) which means you must disclose all unspent and relevant spent convictions on your application.

Please visit the Bield website to download the full Job Description and Person Specification and to apply online. Please call 0131 273 4020 to speak to a member in the HR team if you have any queries.