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Warden or Housing Support Officer - Sheltered Housing

Housing support officer talking with two residents in a dining room

Wardens work in groups of sheltered housing units for older residents or residents with special needs. They help people to live independently in the community.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries are around £18,000 rising to £22,000 a year, with some years' experience. A sheltered housing manager can earn up to £25,000 a year or more.

Conditions

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Getting In

Most jobs are with local authorities, but there are also jobs with housing associations and voluntary bodies.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
3113
1.5 %
RISE
2029
3159
  United Kingdom
2024
31137
3.5 %
RISE
2029
32220

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What Does it Take?

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Training

Getting On

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)
Tel: 0345 60 30 891
Website: http://www.sssc.uk.com/
Website (2): https://learn.sssc.uk.com/careers/
Twitter: @SSSCnews
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesssc

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