With Scottish Housing Day coming up this week, Grampian Housing Association’s head of people experience Chris Mathieson celebrates housing as a career and outlines Grampian’s learning and development initiatives. This Scottish Housing Day, we want to celebrate the commitment, professiona
Ahead of Scottish Housing Day on September 13, Home in Scotland director Audrey Simpson shares her journey into a career in housing and explains why it’s an exciting sector for both school leavers and those working in other sectors. Career Path
Kieran Sexton, commercial director at AS Homes (Scotland) and Briar Homes Ltd, highlights the importance of embracing work experience in the construction sector. Scottish Housing Day takes place next week, with the theme of "celebrating housing as a career". I have been commercial director at Scotti
In the lead-up to Scottish Housing Day on Wednesday, September 13, Link Group’s community investment officer Lyndsey Murphy shares how growing up in social housing improved her and her parents’ lives. From growing up in social housing to working for a social landlord
In the lead-up to Scottish Housing Day on Wednesday, September 13, Larkfield’s maintenance assistant Rebecca Turner shares why her job motivates her and what attracted her to the housing sector. What motivates you about your job?
In the lead-up to Scottish Housing Day 2023, Wheatley Group’s Alan Glasgow shares how his career in housing has taken him from a youth trainee at 16 to his latest role as managing director for Wheatley Homes South. From an early age, I knew housing was for me.
Ahead of next month's Scottish Housing Day, Jacqueline Omoniyi from Under One Roof shares her "not straightforward" path to a housing career. I started my career in housing, working for an HMO Licence specialist company in Edinburgh, though my pathway into housing was not straightforward. I was a gr
Ahead of Scottish Housing Day in September, Mhairi Harley, a recent graduate who joined SFHA from Yoker Housing Association, shares her views on housing as a career. Having recently graduated with a degree in Social and Public Policy, I am driven by a sense of social justice and a desire to mak
With Scottish Housing Day focusing on sustainable housing, Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) has demonstrated its commitment to sustainability by initiating an exercise to calculate the carbon footprint calculation of its corporate estate (six offices and fleet) by March 2023. PoLHA also set
With Scottish Housing Day focusing on sustainable housing, the Alliance of Registered Co-operatives and Housing Associations, Independent in Edinburgh (ARCHIE) is working collaboratively to address the challenges around decarbonisation and energy efficiency and provide advice on how tenants can live
Kirsty Wells from Housemark and WISH Scotland marks Scottish Housing Day by explaining why sustainability is so important in the housing sector. We’re now living in a state of emergency with climate change causing long-term shifts in temperature and weather patterns across the globe. It’
Scottish Borders Council is marking the seventh annual Scottish Housing Day by celebrating the impact that housing makes to the lives of people and communities across the region, as well as raising awareness with residents on the housing options available to them. The focus this year is on sustainab