Community Hub Coordinator

Fixed term until 31st March 2023 

(Extension subject to further funding)

£30,603 per annum

Glasgow based

About Us

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. 

We play a fundamental role in the delivery of non-core landlord activities such as specialist support, community development and services as well as the management of our community facilities. 

What we can offer 

Willowacre Trust as part of the West of Scotland Housing Group put our staff at the heart of our business, and we support them to be their best.  We provide a friendly, inclusive environment and staff also benefit with a generous holiday allowance of 37 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

About the Role

Funded by the Glasgow Communities Fund, you will manage and run the Barrowfield Community Centre, MUGA and play area, ensuring its smooth operation and that our community facility forms a vibrant, well managed hub for the benefit of local people, anchor tenants, those booking community spaces and other centre users. . 

The centre is open during the day 7 days per week and is able to accommodate evening bookings 3 nights during the week until 8pm. With the support of the wider Community and Support Services Team, you will manage a small team of Community Centre Assistants, ensuring  the sustainability of the Community Centre by maximise income through bookings and effective usage of its facilities. Some weekend/evening work on a rota basis is required.

You should: 

Have excellent experience of operational management  within a similar busy community setting

Have strong customer services skills and staff management experience

Be able to build rapport with all hub users and create a safe and welcoming facilities

Be methodical and flexible approach to organising and prioritising a varied workload

Inclusive Employer 

Willowacre Trust as part of the West of Scotland Housing Group aims to recruit a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria will, where possible be granted an interview under the Disability Confident scheme

For further details download an application pack. You can also request a pack by email vacancies@westscot.co.uk or telephone 07957 323 758

Completed applications must be returned by 12 noon on Monday 8th November 2021. 

Interviews for selected candidates will take place on Tuesday 16th November 2021.