Accommodation Officer

UB8 3WY, Uxbridge
£34,118 per annum + Benefits
19 Nov 2020
03 Dec 2020
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

About Us

Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing has a vision that “everyone has a home and the opportunity to live well”; that means working with partners to create sustainable and vibrant neighbourhoods where our customers want to live.With 57,000 homes and more than 120,000 residents and customers we have a real opportunity to make that vision a reality. Our people care, dare and collaborate to ensure we achieve this People Powered Living.

This role

At MTVH we work in partnership with NHS Trusts to provide high quality accommodation for the doctors and nurses we all need. We are looking for a full time Accommodation Officer to work at our Hillingdon office. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week. (Monday to Friday 08:30 to 17:00). This is a fixed-term contract for 6 months.

You will be a lone worker most of the time, managing 246 units on site together with another part time member of staff, whilst working closely with the staff from the Hillingdon Hospital NHS foundation Trust.

Accommodation Officers are an essential part of our Keyworker Rented Housing Team and are fundamental to the quality service we provide to our customers.

What you'll need to succeed

You will need to be commercially driven and customer-focused ensuring a high quality of service is provided to our residents through the efficient management of our housing stock and the monitoring of our contractors. You will require experience within housing and specifically void management, lettings and inspections.

You will need to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, be able to work well under pressure, show attention to detail and be able to prioritise your work. Any experience of housing software such as Northgate, UH or CM would be a distinct advantage.

To meet our commitment to providing safe, high quality services to our customers we will complete a basic background check with the Disclosure and Barring service, once an offer of employment is made.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, take a look at the attached Job Description for more details and if it’s the ideal job for you, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

Interview date: w/c 14th December 2020

What you'll get in return

You’ll be working in a fast-paced environment where you can benefit from our comprehensive in-house training to continue developing your skills. We offer excellent benefits, including:

  • 28 days annual leave plus public holidays and an additional Belief Day, with the option to buy or sell up to 5 days leave
  • Healthcare cashplan
  • Matched contribution pension scheme (up to 9%)
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Salary sacrifice schemes and season ticket loans
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Paid volunteer days
  • Plus lots of voluntary benefits including cash back and discounts from high street names

Our promise

All employment decisions at MTVH are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation.

We are proud to have been recognised by Disability Confident for our commitment to disabled people and those with long term health conditions by providing fair and equal opportunities for all applicants enabling them to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.

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