Temporary Accomodation Assistant

Salary: £AP1 15-18 (£20,693- £22,105) pro rata per annum

Closing date: Sunday 3 July 2022

Contract: Fixed Term

Contact email: kirsty.lund@dghp.org.uk

Location: Dumfries

Organisation: Wheatley Group; Wheatley Care

Hours: Part time

Contact phone: 07867292106

Contract: Fixed-term until 31/03/2023

Hours: 17.5 hours per week (flexible working pattern to be agreed with successful candidate)

Project: Temporary Accommodation Project, Springbells Road, Annan

This project provides homeless people with temporary accommodation in a safe and secure environment.

What does the role involve?

  • The assistant will be part of the project team and will:
  • manage the door entry system;
  • welcome visitors and residents into the accommodation;
  • carry out admin tasks;
  • carry out cleaning within the communal areas and individual flats to prepare for new residents; and
  • provide practical assistance to residents living in the accommodation and will assist with the general day to day running of the project.

This role is office-based and all successful candidates will need to register with the SSSC and Protection of Vulnerable Groups scheme.

What are we looking for?

You must:

  • have the ability to work independently as part of a small team and be able to deal with challenging situations;
  • have excellent communication and problem-solving skills;
  • be proactive; and
  • be able to understand the needs of homeless people and have a real desire to provide an excellent customer service.

For any enquiries please contact Kirsty Lund, Temporary Accommodation Team Leader, on 07867 292106

To apply, and for a detailed role profile, please click here.

At Wheatley we are always looking to improve diversity within our teams. We want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can contribute their best work and achieve their full potential. We celebrate our differences and recognise the importance of our teams reflecting the communities we serve. We would welcome applications from any underrepresented groups.

Closing date: Sunday 3 July 2022