North Lanarkshire Council, as one of Scotland’s largest local authorities, is leading an exciting and ambitious regeneration programme for its town centres and surrounding areas as part of its plans for inclusive economic growth. Working with a variety of partners, the Enterprise and Communities service has a key role in guiding this regeneration towards sustainable development. We are committed to creating prosperity and making North Lanarkshire a great place to live, learn, work, invest and visit.
You will be based within Coatbridge but will be required to travel and work throughout North Lanarkshire. Working as part of a dedicated night team led by a Housing Co-ordinator, you will provide a front-line service to a wide client group including tenants from local authorities and home owners in relation to all aspects of anti social behaviour including responding to call-outs, visiting complainers and offenders and taking appropriate intervention action at the time of the incident as necessary, witnessing anti social behaviour, monitoring noise levels and preparing evidence and taking appropriate action to resolve anti social behaviour.
As part of the holistic approach to tacking anti social behaviour, you will also be involved in other aspects of housing management, including mediation and support, rent arrears prevention and recovery, homelessness and allocations enquiries and estate management.
Educated to SVQ Level 3 / HNC or equivalent in a relevant discipline is essential, as is some housing experience with a sound knowledge of housing related legislation and practice. Ability to deal with conflict, good IT and communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as experience in report writing are also essential. In addition, you should be committed to customer care and be able to relate to people, particularly the most vulnerable in our communities who need our support
You will require to be registered or eligible for registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).
You will require to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member prior to commencing in this role
A current driving licence and access to a car is desirable due to the geographical spread of the workload.
Work Pattern: This post is 35 hours per week based on a 3 week rota of back/night shift from Thursday to Sunday each week. Working hours are approximately 6.45pm to 3am/5am with some variations across the 3 week rota. Enhanced allowances for night shift and non core hours working apply to this post
This post is temporary until May 2023
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