Housing Officer

  • Location

    Bolton

  • Sector:

    Charity & Not For Profit

  • Job type:

    Full-time Flexible

  • Salary:

    £24,276 per annum

  • Job ref:

    98110

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-29

  • Startdate:

    2021-04-06 00:00:00

  • Client:

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Housing Officer

Would you like a meaningful job that makes a difference, with flexibility and real potential for growth?

The Salvation Army Housing Association (saha) is an organisation that provides a range of housing and varied support services to vulnerable people. Our aim is to support people in achieving their full potential. We are currently going through a large period of growth and have a vacancy for Housing Officer.

Position: Housing Officer
Location: North East – including Darlington, Manchester, Leeds & Bolton
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £24,276 per annum
Benefits: 26 days’ annual holiday rising a day a year for the first 5 years + bank holidays, Life Assurance, Pension scheme and an Employee Health Assistance Programme. Professional development opportunities and flexible working arrangements.

Closing date: 01 May 2021 - Please note that this vacancy may close earlier depending on a number of successful candidates.
Interview dates: TBC

About the Role:

To take a holistic approach to housing tenancy management and through provision of good customer service to manage a portfolio of housing schemes and their residents to ensure properties are maintained, arrears controlled and void turnaround is within acceptable limits.

Sufficient flexibility is needed to accommodate any other broadly duties that may be allocated from time to time or in response to internal / external changes.

Must have access to own vehicle

About You:

Personal Behaviour and Style

Passionate about the Association’s mission to “Transform Lives” and reflects its culture and values
Actively leads by example with the professional conduct
Industrious, shows initiative
Commitment to equality and diversity and works in a manner that is inclusive.
Open to learning and development for self and other staff

Core Competencies

Excellent communication skills with tenants, staff and ability to develop relationships with statutory and voluntary agencies
Able to influence others through discussion
Understand risk and how to respond appropriately
Have previous housing management experience in the social housing sector

A Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Certificate will be required for these roles.

As an equal opportunities employer, our client welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Ref: 98110