Assistant Homeless Prevention Officer (Temporary) (3x Posts) - REN04533

Renfrewshire Council

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  • Reference: REN04533


Based at The George Street Service, 31 - 35 George Street, Paisley.

The Assistant Homeless Prevention Officers will be based at the George Street Service and will form part of a team delivering specialist interventions to assist vulnerable adults experiencing housing need or at risk of homelessness.

You will have the drive, energy and determination to work with those in housing need to successfully set up and maintain their tenancies whilst enabling them to engage with wider community-based support agencies.

You will have relevant experience of working in a service environment that deals with vulnerable individuals, with an ability to work on your own initiative, meet challenging deadlines and manage your own workload.

You will have a track record of partnership working demonstrating an ability to build positive working relationships with key stakeholders. Effective influencing and communication skills are essential and a working knowledge of homelessness, housing options and social housing are desirable.

Normal hours of duty are 35 hours per week to be worked as directed between Monday to Sunday, the post holder may be required to work extended hours during evenings and weekends including attendance at meetings and conferences/seminars as required.

If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to the Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit

Closing date - Monday 23 September 2019.

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