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Housing Management Admisnitrator

Employer
Hightown Housing Association Limited
Location
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Salary
£23,625pa
Closing date
8 Aug 2021

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Function
Corporate Services, Administration
Seniority
Assistant / coordinator
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Job Details

About Us

 

Hightown is a charitable housing association operating principally in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. We believe everyone should have a home and the support they need, so our aim is to build new homes and to provide excellent housing and support. We currently manage over 7,500 homes and employ over 1,000 full and part time staff from our head office in Hemel Hempstead. We have an annual turnover of £90 million and a development programme that will deliver over 400 new affordable homes each year.

 

Once our houses are built, they are let to people who cannot afford to buy or rent at full market values. The majority of our properties are offered to people on local authority housing lists to rent. We also manage homes to let at intermediate rents, for people saving for a deposit, and shared ownership homes, which help people make their first step on the housing ladder.

 

The Role

 

We currently have a vacancy for a Housing Management Administrator to join our Housing team.

 

The role will involve:

 

Providing administrative support to Housing Officers dealing with housing management issues including car parking permits, assisting in the lettings process, sending out newsletters and standard correspondence including warning letters and general estate letters and notifications of meetings. Liaising with appropriate agencies / internal departments to deal with issues such as lettings, abandoned vehicles, bulk rubbish removal, recycling bins etc as required. Assist in the preparation of reports and statistics as required. Processing of all applications for garages and car parking spaces, and carry out the related administrative tasks. Ensuring detailed information is obtained from tenants, updating records and keeping accurate records of customer contacts, including complaints. To ensure that the presentation of the service provided to tenants and others is professional, positive, friendly and helpful at all times, and in line with the Association`s Customer Charter. To provide mutual support for the Customer Services Team, including cover for reception, as required Occasional accompanied visits with Housing Officer General administration. Skills/Experience

 

Demonstrable experience in a similar role. Ideally, experience of working within a housing association Excellent planning, organising & time management skills essential Excellent customer service skills, demonstrable experience in dealing with queries and complaints whilst maintaining an excellent telephone manner The Benefits

 

In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer a considerable benefits package. This includes:

 

Generous annual leave allowance of 33 days per year, including statutory bank holidays, rising to 35 days with service £23,625 pa for a 35 hour a week contract Regular support from your line manager and colleagues Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance Monthly attendance bonus on top of your basic salary Annual salary and cost of living review Commitment to health and wellbeing with the Five Ways to Wellbeing Ongoing professional development and support to deliver outstanding support Workplace pension scheme and life assurance of three times your annual salary Access to COVID-19 vaccinations Refer-a-friend scheme: Earn a £130 bonus for each friend you refer to work for us Friendly and supportive team environment Employee assistance helpline Mileage paid for car usage Well-equipped on-site gym Closing date: Sunday 8th August 2021

 

Interviews: Friday 13th August 2021

 

To apply for this position please click the link below and complete an online application form.

 

Hightown is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Successful candidates will need to have a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, together with any other relevant recruitment checks.

 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 

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Company

Hightown is a charitable housing association transforming thousands of lives every year.

We do this by building hundreds of much needed new homes and providing care and supported housing services for a wide range of people. We have high ambitions, a principled approach and a dependable, flexible team that delivers.

We are a charitable association aiming to help people who cannot afford to buy or rent housing at market values. 
  
We currently manage over 7,000 homes (principally in Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire) and employ over 1,000 full and part time staff. We have an annual turnover of £90 million and a development programme that will deliver around 450 new affordable homes each year.

Mission 

Building homes. Supporting people.

Values

  • Put residents and service users first.
  • Treat people with respect
  • Be cost effective
  • Don't compromise standards or safety
  • Develop passionate and committed teams

Culture

Hightown’s aim is to provide as many homes as we can at below market rates and a wide range of housing and support for people who are vulnerable and/or disabled. Hightown’s history over more than 50 years shows our continuing focus on our strong social purpose.

We are rated highly for financial and operational performance; and have a high grading from the Regulator of Social Housing.
Hightown is committed to retaining its distinctiveness and its reputation for making projects happen which demonstrate Hightown’s values and contribution to society.

We believe that, by developing decent homes and supporting individuals to live with confidence, independence and choice, our work delivers a tangible positive impact for local communities

Please see our vacancies below:

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
01442 292309
Location
Hightown House
Maylands Avenue
Hemel Hempstead
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
HP2 4XH
United Kingdom
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