Salary: £25,767 per annum

Contract type: 2 year fixed term

Hours of work: Full time, 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday)


Prospect began in 1988, when 8 local people came together and decided they wanted to build new quality houses in Wester Hailes and that's exactly what they did. Our vision is to provide affordable homes and build sustainable communities where people chose to live.

Prospect now have almost 900 homes in Wester Hailes. These homes are a mixture of flats and houses in both new and refurbished estates. We are a non-profit making charitable registered social landlord.


Our programme offers a combination of personal and professional development. You will work in all areas of our Property Services department developing relationships with colleagues, our tenants, contractors, consultants and a range of partner organisations to help us deliver positive outcomes.

As well as gaining experience in all areas of property maintenance the successful candidate will be part of the team responsible for health and safety, procurement, energy efficiency and the delivery of our new build development programme.

The successful candidate can expect to receive a bespoke training programme and will be supported to undertake relevant professional qualifications. You will have access to a mentor throughout the programme.

Upon successful completion of the programme you can expect to take up an advanced role within the housing sector.


Graduating in a relevant construction or building related degree subject, you will be in your final year of study or have finished your studies within the past three years, with a 2:2 degree as a minimum.

Your personal skills are just as important as your qualifications and we are interested in your potential, so we are looking for graduates who are:

Determined and focused at building relationships and inspiring others

  • Adaptable with strong problem-solving skills and confident in your own ability
  • Commercially astute and have the desire to take us forward as a leader of the future

When considering your application view our website to explore the values that are important to us.

What do we offer in return?

 As part of our commitment to making Prospect a great place to work, we offer extensive training and development opportunities as well as a comprehensive reward and benefits package including:

  • A pension scheme with matching employer contributions from Prospect up to set limits
  • 26 days annual leave, rising to a maximum of 29 days after 3 years service
  • 13 designated holidays (including public holidays)
  • Cashback private healthcare
  • Family friendly policies including flexitime


To apply please send your CV along with a covering letter to or by post to 6 Westburn Avenue, Edinburgh, EH14 2TH. (Recruitment Agencies will not be considered).

The closing date for applications is 10am on 23 March 2020.

First stage interview will take place w/c: 30 March 2020.

Prospect Community Housing is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements of the job.

Get in touch

Prospect Community Housing
6 Westburn Ave,
Wester Hailes,
EH14 2TH
0131 458 5480