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Older People’s Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £33,840
  • Glasgow based (mix of home and office working) *Dependent on role (Hybrid)
  • Closing 12th April 2024

  • Advertised from 21st March 2024
  • 35 hours per week


As the charitable subsidiary of West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA), Willowacre Trusts overarching aim is to tackle social and economic disadvantage and impact on tenancy sustainment within the communities served by WSHA. Our values (respect, inclusive, integrity, improvement and support) shape how we act, our decisions and the services we provide.

Our staff are at the heart of our business and we support them to be their best which is demonstrated with 84% of staff saying WSHA is a good place to work. We provide a friendly, inclusive environment and dependent on the role - the flexibility of a hybrid model of working (mix of home and office). Staff also benefit with a generous holiday allowance of 40 days. We know that to deliver outstanding customer service, we must ensure our staff are happy, healthy and motivated and we put a strong focus on staff wellbeing which is reflected with our gold accreditation for Healthy Working Lives. All staff also have free access to a comprehensive Employee Support Service.

Inclusive Employer

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, age, or religion or belief. We are particularly interested to hear from applicants with a disability, or from a black or minority ethnic background.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria will, where possible be granted an interview under the Disability Confident scheme

We are looking for a new Older People’s Coordinator who shares our values and will use them to guide the way they work on a daily basis. You will be accountable to our Support Services Officer.

You will proactively assist in supporting, promoting, developing and delivering a wide range of Older People’s Services within the communities in which West of Scotland Housing Association operate. Assist in accessing grant funding and generated income streams, directly work with tenants and communities to develop and implement projects and liaise with partner organisations

You should:

• Have excellent interpersonal and engagement skills, with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels

• Have the ability to write reports, collate statistics and implement a robust monitoring and evaluation framework

• Be able to develop and maintain effective monitoring and evaluation frameworks to meet project reporting needs within agreed timescales

• Be able to support the recruitment, training and development of staff, students and volunteers

Application notes

For further details and to download an application pack visit, email or telephone 0141 550 5600.

Completed applications must be returned by 3pm on Friday 12th April 2024

Provisional interview date - Monday 22nd April 2024