Eildon are recruiting a Graduate Trainee – Development Officer

Eildon are recruiting a Graduate Trainee – Development Officer

The Eildon Group has built a strong reputation and risen to a position as one of Scotland’s leading Housing Associations. At the heart of our service is a deep commitment to excellence and the provision of high quality, affordable homes, care and support services for the individuals and communities we serve. We’ve achieved and sustained an impressive level of growth and quality service provision because we have an equally impressive collection of talented individuals working with us.

Would you like to join our inspirational and ambitious organisation? Are you a self-motivated graduate with the drive and ambition to forge a career in social housing development? If so we are looking to appoint a Graduate Trainee – Development to join our very busy development team based at our Head Office in Selkirk. The successful candidate will work closely and collaboratively with the Development Team learning and developing their skills, experiences and competencies in the development field. They will also lead and deliver three specific cross departmental learning and development projects targeted to stretch and challenge. If appropriate and resulting from successful delivery of the three projects, we may be able to offer permanent employment to the right candidate.

This post is not for the faint hearted; we are looking for a self-motivated and driven graduate with excellent communication and ICT skills, with the ability to effectively work with, negotiate and influence colleagues, including senior staff. You will have a very strong work ethic, an ability to plan and organise your own workload meeting deadlines and targets.

In return for your commitment and hard work, we will offer a competitive package and the opportunity to join Eildon at this very exciting time. As well as securing your own growth and development you will play a key role in shaping the success of the Development team, bringing forwarded changes that will help us deliver our ambitious targets.

We offer a Defined Contribution pension scheme, flexible working hours and a friendly, comfortable working environment.
If you would like to know more about this opportunity, please contact our Development Manager, David Robinson, on the telephone number below.

Application packs are available from Eildon Housing Association on 01750 725900, e-mail:, or apply online here.

Closing date: 14/08/17

Interviews: 24/08/17

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