Housing Trainee – Southside Housing Association, Glasgow

ARE YOU FROM A BLACK AND MINORITY ETHNIC COMMUNITY AND SEEKING A CAREER IN SOCIAL HOUSING?

 

WHY NOT TURN TO PATH (SCOTLAND)

 

A Housing Traineeship is available in: Southside Housing Association,

135 Fifty Pitches Road, Glasgow G51 4EB

 

Traineeship Reference: 2017/003

Traineeship Name:           Housing Trainee – Southside Housing Association, Glasgow.

 

The Organisation:

 

PATH (Scotland) offers a thirty-six month Positive Action Training Scheme, which has been specifically designed to redress the under-representation of black and minority ethnic communities in employment in Scottish Housing.  PATH works in collaboration with Local Authority Housing Departments and Registered Social Landlords across Scotland to provide our housing training opportunities.

 

The Training involves:

 

Thirty-six months work experience / specialist qualifications and professional membership / training allowance (£9,500 in year one, £10,500 in year two, £12,000 in year three).   This allowance is exempt from tax and national insurance.

 

At the end of the programme, trainees can compete for jobs in Scottish Housing.

 

Applicants should:

  • Be committed to a career in Housing
  • Have effective verbal, written and IT skills
  • Be willing to undertake a demanding training and study programme over thirty-six months –

3 days work experience (between Monday and Friday) and an additional day attendance at college or university during the academic year. 

 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:                       Tuesday 28 March at 11.00am

Interviews will be held on:                               06 April at Southside Housing Association

 

 

For further information and an application pack, please contact:

David Ashurst / Tracey Young

PATH (Scotland)

19 Lynedoch Crescent

 Glasgow G3 6EQ

Tel:  0141 332 9477                   Fax:  0141 331 2640

E-mail: recruitment@pathscotland.org.uk    Web: http://www.pathscotland.org.uk

 

 

This scheme is promoted under section 158 of the Equality Act 2010 and is currently supported by The Scottish Government and Local Authorities and Housing Associations across Scotland.

 

 

PATH (Scotland) is a Registered Scottish Charity and a Company Limited by Guarantee.

Registered Office: 29 Park Circus, Glasgow, G3 6AP.

Registered in Scotland Number: 194698      Scottish Charity Number: SCO28889

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Food Waste Recycling

Approximately one third of the general waste bin comprises food waste.  This service will seek to remove this waste from the general waste bin.

The following food waste will be collected;

  • Dairy
  • Meat and bones
  • Fruit
  • Vegetables
  • Bread, cakes and pastries
  • Rice and pasta
  • Fish
  • Tea bags and coffee grounds

What should not be placed in the food waste bin?

Please do not place the following items into your food waste bin:

  • General waste
  • Food packaging
  • Oils
  • Liquids
  • Pet Litter/Animal bedding

Who is food waste recycling for?

A food waste recycling service will be provided to all households within Glasgow by April 2017.

A commercial food waste recycling service is currently available.  Please contact the commercial services team for further information.

How can I reduce my food waste?

For hints and tips on how to reduce food waste, please visit the Love Food, Hate Waste website.

The free LFHW app allows you to easily keep track of food planning, shopping, cooking meals and making the most of leftovers. It also has lots of great recipe ideas and tips for using forgotten foods and leftovers to make great tasting meals.

When will food waste recycling be introduced?

Starting from 4 April food waste caddies, liners and instructional leaflets will start to be distributed to flats and tenements within the city.  An approximate timescale for the different geographical areas within the city is noted below.

  • North West: April – July 2016
  • North East: July – August 2016
  • South East : August – October 2016
  • South West: October – November 2016