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Housing Trainee – Disabled Persons Housing Service (Fife)
Created: 28/03/2019, Updated: 03/04/2019
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 with Disabled Persons Housing Service (Fife), East Shop, Law’s Close, 339 High Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife KY1 1JN
Traineeship Reference: 2019/001
Traineeship Name: Housing Trainee – Disabled Persons Housing Service (Fife)
PATH (Scotland) is offering 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. This traineeship is in partnership with Disabled Persons Housing Service (Fife).
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 the Scottish Housing sector.
Be from Black and Minority Ethnic Communities and committed to a housing career
Be willing to undertake a demanding training and study programme over thirty-six months – 4 days’ work experience (between Monday and Friday) inclusive of 1 day’s attendance at college or university during the academic year.
Applicants should have:
Excellent communication skills
A commitment to team work
Good customer service skills
Personal experience of disability is also desirable.