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Loreburn Housing Association
27 Moffat Road

Tel for applications - 01387321350

Email for applications - Recruitment@loreburn.org.uk

Contact for applications - Kirsty Robertson


Director of Housing Services

Dumfries | Loreburn Housing Association
£61,527 - £67,926

Closing date

8th April 2019, at 12 Noon

Salary and Employment Details

Salary: £61,527 - £67,926 (Starting salary is negotiable depending on experience)
Location: Dumfries

35 hours per week (Mon-Fri)

Job Description

Loreburn H A is a registered charity established in 1982 operating across the Dumfries and Galloway region of Scotland. We own and manage over 2,500 properties across Dumfries & Galloway, offering a wide variety of accommodation and services to suit a range of needs. Our vision is to Create Great Places
to Live and our ambition is to be recognised amongst the Best Housing Associations’ in Scotland.

Director of Housing Services is a newly created role with responsibility for driving and embedding an exceptional customer experience. The Director of Housing Services will ensure customers views and the services they want us to create are at the heart of business decisions. We are looking for someone who is recognised as a committed and inspiring leader who can motivate staff to create an exceptional customer experience in a cost-efficient way. Most excitingly you, and the team you lead, will have the freedom to create and shape services that make a real and lasting difference to the lives of lots of people. The job will be fast paced, interesting, and fun! We are facing an ambitious future with confidence, so this is a very exciting time to be joining Loreburn H A. We have clear ambitions to create an amazing housing service recognising where we currently are and where we want to get to. We are looking for an exceptional person to lead, motivate and develop our housing services teams to deliver excellent, cost effective services which are truly valued by our customers. We know we are looking for a special person, someone able to interpret and drive big picture thinking within a culture of empowerment and innovation. The successful candidate will be an innovative thinker with an exceptional track record of housing and people management, a strong commitment to excellence and driving forward improvements.

Loreburn is an amazing place to work for those who can turn vision into reality, are happy to be accountable for their results and have the energy levels needed to drive positive change. In April 2018, Loreburn HA were named Scottish Charity Employer of the Year for a second consecutive year and with triple Investors in People Gold, a strong commitment to personal development and a focus on talent management we aim to grow our own superstars.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person who is committed to delivering a positive step change to the way housing services are delivered. We acknowledge Loreburn is a demanding place to work, as we have high expectations, a culture of accountability and ownership, and a commitment to be the best. If you are confident you can deliver in that environment, then we’d love to hear from you.

If you require any further information, or would like a discussion about the role, please contact Kirsty Robertson on 01387 321350 and she will make the necessary arrangements with our Chief Executive.


The closing date for completed applications is 12 noon 8th April 2019. Any applications received after this time cannot be considered.

Interview Dates:

First Stage - 29th April
Second Stage - 30th April