Maryhill Housing Association
Maryhill Housing Association

Charity registered in Scotland SC032468

Maryhill HA is a community based organisation in the north of Glasgow managing over 3000 rented properties and providing a factoring service to over 700 home owners.   We aim to provide affordable high quality housing and to offer our customers consistently great services that make a visible difference to their quality of life.  Our results speak for themselves. Over the last year, our financial inclusion team has secured an extra £2m income for our tenants. We’re committed to customer and community engagement and we were recently awarded Tenant Participation Champion of the Year by TPAS Scotland.


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Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 29th September 2023

Maryhill Housing is a charitable, community-based housing association operating in Maryhill and Ruchill in North West Glasgow. Our main role is to improve, build, manage and maintain homes. We celebrated our 40th anniversary in 2017.

We are very proud of our communities. We are passionate about the physical, social, and economic transformation of Maryhill and Ruchill, actively investing in regeneration activity. Our Vision is to provide great homes in strong and thriving communities.

Our Values are:

  • Think customer first
  • Take responsibility
  • Keep improving
  • Embrace people’s differences

With strong roots as a community-based association, Maryhill Housing has grown dramatically in recent years with the transfer of over 2,000 homes from Glasgow Housing Association. With a £13m turnover and around 95 staff, we manage 3,100 tenanted homes and provide a factoring service to a further 700 owners. We have a broad range of housing including tenements, retirement housing for older people, high-rise apartments, and modern canal-side homes. We are also embarking on a new development programme and are currently on-site building 80 new homes.

We currently have vacancies on our Board of Management and are looking for people who share our purpose, vision, and values and who are passionate about providing high quality services and housing, at affordable process, to our customers. In addition to the full Board, we also actively seeking people who would like to join our Audit & Risk Committee. The key responsibilities of this sub-group are to look in more details at finance, internal and external audit, performance, and risk.

This is not a paid position, however, all expenses associated with the role will be reimbursed. Previous board experience is not necessary as support and training will be provided. We feel passionate that our Board of Management should be truly representative of the people it services. Given the nature of our work, we are keen to add more voices with lived experience to the Board and are therefore encouraging applicants from all ages and backgrounds, especially those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups.

This is a great opportunity to enhance your existing skills and experience with a forward-thinking organisation.

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Energy Adviser

  • Part time
  • £24,845 – £27,612 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th March 2021

The Company

Based in the north of Glasgow, Maryhill Housing has been established for over 40 years. We own over 3000 rented properties and provide a factoring service to over 700 units. We offer a rewarding work environment and as a valued employee you will have the opportunity to make a real difference to both our local community and to people’s lives.

Background

Maryhill Housing and Queens Cross Housing Association overarching aims and outcomes are to tackle the social and economic issues within the communities which they serve. We made a commitment to challenge poverty with the aim of identifying what we, as Registered Social Landlords, can do to alleviate the impact of poverty on our communities. Fuel poverty affects many of our customer’s lives so we made a joint submission for funding to deliver an energy advice service. An award of funding was secured from the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme for 2.5 Energy Advisors to deliver our project: Energy Saving in North West Glasgow. This is a new service for both organisations with advisors playing a vital role in the development and growth of the project, responsible for driving the promotion, uptake and delivery of energy advice.

The Role

The role of Energy Adviser is to provide an energy advice service to the tenants and factored owners of Maryhill Housing Association and Queens Cross Housing Association. The service will educate people about their household energy consumption, develop skills and confidence to take more control of their energy use and bills, provide advice on tariffs and fuel switching. This will be delivered by making home energy advice visits, talks and workshops on saving energy, and attending events to raise the profile of the service. The post holder plays a vital role in the development and growth of this new service and will be responsible for driving the promotion and delivery of energy advice leading to behavioural change and a reduction in fuel bills.

The successful candidate is required to have a City & Guilds Energy Awareness qualification. You will have experience of providing energy advice and advocacy which enable customers to understand their energy bills. You will also have experience of liaising with energy providers to provide better outcomes for customers. As you will be working directly with tenants you will have experience in working with people from a wide range of backgrounds, groups and communities. You will have excellent communication skills, verbal, presentational and written. You must also be IT literate with skills in the use of common applications such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)

Maryhill Housing is committed to the further development of all employees, therefore you must be willing to enhance your own knowledge and undertake further training as necessary for the role.

On Offer

The role is part time 17.5 hours per week, temporary for a period up to 10 months. (Maternity Cover)

Working hours are to be agreed, although we have a flexi time system in place.

The role comes with a salary banding at EVH Grade 5 £ 24845 - £ 27612 (pro rata). In addition, you will receive an excellent benefits package, including 25 days annual leave and 15 public holidays (pro rata).

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Board Member

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th March 2021

Are you interested in helping us to provide great housing and build strong inclusive communities in Maryhill and Ruchill?

To help us achieve a balance of skills on our Board, we are currently looking for a new member with financial expertise. Other corporate services experience such as HR and IT would also be of benefit. If you have this background and would like to make a difference we would love to hear from you.

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