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Housing Assistant, Glasgow

We are looking to recruit a Housing Assistant to join our busy team in Bellrock Close, Glasgow providing intensive housing management and support to vulnerable veterans.

Key Responsibilities include: providing general advice to residents on their responsibilities as occupants of Bellrock Close, assisting in the assessment of vulnerable homeless people, and acting as first contact point for Veterans, their families or agencies. You should also be willing to participate in a shift rota over 7 days, not including night shift or sleepovers.

Candidates should have an SVQ 2 in Health and Social Care or the ability to achieve this within the first 6 months of employment or any other relevant qualification that is recognised by the SSSC for a housing support worker. Candidates should also have experience of working with vulnerable people and experience of supporting individuals in crisis.

Please download or take a look at the full Job Description: 230123-approved-housing-assistant-jd-ps-(002).pdf

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter which sets out why you think you are suited to the role to

Closing date for applications is Friday, 9 June, 2023.

Support Supervisor, Edinburgh

SVR are seeking a Support Supervisor to join the Team at our Edinburgh Residence. Located at the foot of the Royal Mile, Whitefoord House offers a dynamic housing support service to assist our Veterans to return to independent living where appropriate. This is a pivotal role in delivering our service and represents a fantastic career opportunity for the successful candidate.

About You

Motivated, dedicated and enthusiastic, you will assist management in the day-to-day provision of the housing support service to residents. This includes proactively managing and mentoring a team of support staff, ensuring own and supervised staff compliance with the standards set by the relevant regulatory and statutory bodies including Care Inspectorate and Scottish Social Services Council.

With previous experience leading teams in a social care environment working, ideally you will also have an understanding of the supported housing sector and be able to demonstrate a track record of contributing to high quality services. You are reliable, consistent, focused, and flexible in both your outlook and approach. This post is required to participate in on-call arrangements for out of office hours support to staff.

In return, we offer an excellent remuneration package within the range £31,295 - £35,744 per annum dependent on experience, plus additional benefits, and pension, with 30 days annual holiday.

If you are interested in joining our friendly and professional team, please read the Job Description and submit your CV, together with a covering letter, to:

Closing date for application is Monday, 5 June, although we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.

Catering Assistant, Edinburgh

SVR are looking to recruit a bright and enthusiastic Catering Assistant to work in our Residence at Whitefoord House, Canongate, Edinburgh to help us ensure a high standard of catering support to residents, staff and visitors.

Please download or read the Job Description by opening the following link: catering-assistant-feb16.docx then Download and complete the application form using this link: svrcateringassistantappplicationform.docx

Please submit applications or request further information from our Catering Manager Michael Pearson:

Closing date for applications is Friday, 26 May.

Bank staff, various roles, Edinburgh

SVR are currently looking to recruit to our casual staff bank at Whitefoord House.

Bank staff required include:

  • Housing Support Officer
  • Housing Assistant
  • Concierge (both day & waking night)

You should note that hours will not be guaranteed and successful applicants will be placed onto a casual bank and will be contacted to cover shifts as and when required.

You will work as part of a team ensuring that all services are delivered flexibly innovatively and in a responsible manner. The primary focus of this post is to contribute and develop the provision of services within Whitefoord House.

To receive a full Job Description and Person Specification, please contact and indicate what role you are interested in.

Applications will be processed as they are submitted.