Supported Housing Specialist

Onward Homes
Bolton, Greater Manchester
Fixed Point Salary (£26,500 - £28,000)
09 Jul 2018
20 Jul 2018
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Onward Homes is one of the largest registered provider of social housing, based solely in the north west of England.

In April 2017, we brought the group together under the Onward brand to signal our intention to increase our impact and to make a greater contribution to the communities and customers we serve and we are delivering a major transformation programme in the way in which we deliver services and how we are structured as a business.

As part of a continued focus and development and shaping our customer services and improving our operational teams, we are looking for a Supported Housing Specialist (1 Post) to join our Wellbeing team - Supported.

Reporting to the Supported Housing Team Leader, you will deliver a specialist Supported Housing / Wellbeing service to all our vulnerable customers across the organisation working collaboratively with our Neighbourhoods Teams to ensure a high level of customer service. 

You will be accountable for a portfolio of supported housing services such as: supported housing and managing agents, wellbeing projects, intensive housing management, compliance of individual schemes and social value.    You will develop and deliver bespoke supported housing /wellbeing services to individual neighbourhoods based on the neighbourhood plans, whilst working with partner agents to ensure that all housing management issues are dealt with in a professional manner and ensure that management agreement responsibilities are met by partner agents and our organisation. 

Working collaboratively with colleagues in our Neighbourhoods, you will contribute to the neighbourhood plans and work to achieve targets as set in each neighbourhood, reporting any variants and you will ensure all voids, lettings and housing management issues are dealt with effectively taking ownership of any issues within the schemes/ projects.  You will monitor all compliance issues on individual schemes, where you will provide a comprehensive tenancy management service which includes voids, lettings. Allocations, ASB and carry out visits to customers in arrears when required to support the actions of the income management team. 

It is essential that you have experience of working within the housing sector and also you are educated to GCSE Level or equivalent.  You should have experience / knowledge of regulatory requirements in a housing context including compliance and of partnership working, to deliver supported housing / wellbeing services.

This post will be based in Bolton and will cover the Lancashire region.

For further information and to apply, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the page. 

Closing Date: 20/07/2018

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