Scottish Housing Day 2023: Careers in Housing Support

HSEU is supporting Scottish Housing Day 2023, with resources to learn more about careers in Housing Support.

HSEU is supporting Scottish Housing Day 2023. The theme for this year is celebrating housing as a career. There are many opportunities for a career within Housing Support. Working in Housing Support could see you supporting older people; disabled people; people with a learning disability; people who are facing homelessness; people experiencing addictions; people with mental health problems; or women facing domestic abuse.


Below are some resources to learn more:

Information from the Housing Support Enabling Unit about the purpose and scope of housing support.

The Chartered Institute of Housing has produced a job profile for a supported housing worker. This includes information about the tasks of a supported housing worker, as well as information about qualifications and useful skills and experience.

Information from Scottish Government about social care careers, including housing support. You can download a free career guide.

The Scottish Social Services Council has case studies of different roles within housing support to learn more about the scope of roles available.