Vacancies at Scottish Veterans Residences and Scottish Veterans Housing Association are shown below. 

Scottish Veterans Housing Association Limited

Admin/Receptionist (1 post – 35hrs) BCAR/01

 Bellrock Close Housing Support Service

Cranhill, Glasgow

Annual Salary £14000-£16000 per annum

A flexible hours arrangement will apply to this post.

 An exciting opportunity to assist Armed Forces veterans to successfully and sustainably transition into civilian life through  a new build project in the North East of Glasgow. The Admin/receptionist will support the Housing Support service by providing general administrative support and front of house reception.

 Candidates will be competent, reliable and trustworthy individuals, with relevant skills and experience gained in a previous role, and should demonstrate excellent people skills. You should be well organised in your approach to work and able to engage positively with a wide range of staff and other stakeholders, and with the veterans who use this service.  Ideally, you will have some prior knowledge of vulnerable adults with complex needs, and dealing with challenging behaviour, and you will be confident when working in the administrative capacity in a public facing role. Hours of work are between Mon-Fri, with core working hours between 10am and 4pm daily, and with flexibility for the remaining hours.

 You may possess a variety of qualifications suitable for this role, along with well-developed communication, literacy and numeracy skills, which will be considered when appointing the successful candidate. Knowledge of HM Forces is desirable but not essential. You should have a positive interest in the welfare of veterans.

 Offers of appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, evidence of previous experience and good character, including PVG disclosure clearance and UK work permit.

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To appy download and complete the application form and eligibility to work in the UK form or, for an application pack, call 0131 556 0091, or email quoting  Job Reference BCAR/01

Closing date for applications is Friday 8th Aug 2014, with interviews taking place in week beginning 11th Aug 2014.

Scottish Veterans Housing Association Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and a registered Scottish Charity SC012739