SSAFA – Housing Adviser (Glasgow)


£31,000 per annum
37.5 hours per week

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full time Housing Adviser at Glasgow’s Helping Heroes, a partnership between SSAFA, the UK’s oldest national tri-service military charity and Glasgow City Council.

About the role

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic housing professional to provide expert impartial advice and assistance for serving Armed Forces personnel, veterans and their dependant families in the Glasgow area. You will be responsible for delivering a start to finish service for clients experiencing homelessness or issues with housing.


To carry out this role successfully you will have excellent knowledge of housing law in Scotland and an understanding of the housing landscape in Glasgow. In addition, you will have knowledge of statutory and voluntary organisations to enable partnership working.

You will be able to manage a full and varied case load providing holistic advice with an emphasis on housing and homelessness. You will work with others in the team to ensure practical assistance and emotional support is available. An understanding of the issues faced by veterans, serving personnel and their families is essential to the role.

You will be IT literate with confidence in the use of MS Office and databases. You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to develop rapport with a wide range of clients and partners.

SSAFA is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


For further information

If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about this role, please contact Rachel Tribble, Service Manager on 0141 276 7199 for an informal discussion.

To apply, visit SSAFA’s website

Closing date: Midnight on 20th August 2017.

Interviews: Tuesday 29th August 2017

SSAFA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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