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Housing Lawyer

Home Group
Newcastle upon Tyne (Gosforth Park Way)
£30,000 - £60,000_£30,000 -£ 39,999
Closing date
15 Nov 2021

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Corporate Services, Legal
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Job Details

Housing Lawyer
Hybrid location: working from home and one of our regional offices.
12 Month Fixed Term Contract, Full Time (37.5 hpw) or Part Time hours will be considered
Salary circa £40,000 per annum (pro rata), depending on skills and experience
Plus, brilliant benefits!

Delivering effective legal support. That’s when it hits home

You will provide a customer focused Legal service, partnering with internal colleagues to deliver and ensure effective legal support in respect of housing law litigation matters including, but not be limited to, anti-social behaviour cases, all other tenancy related matters including possession actions, Leasehold matters, and other operational support in respect of disputes and contentious matters. You will be responsible for representing Home Group at Court and instructing external agents as necessary.

You’ll be either a qualified solicitor or legal executive with experience of housing law litigation and other civil litigation work. You will have experience of dealing with anti-social behaviour cases.  You’ll be enthusiastic and enjoy working as part of a team and dealing with a wide variety of work and internal clients.

You will have a customer/client orientated approach to service provision, as well as experience of working directly with customers/clients in an environment where service excellence is paramount. Furthermore, you will have the ability to utilise departmental and group wide processes that will drive improvements across the legal services team. Don’t worry, we won’t drop you in the deep end, we’ll help to you understand how things work at Home Group!

Furthermore, you will assist with the ongoing process of our policy development and compliance with our statutory obligations as a registered provider of social housing.

Here at Home Group we have invested heavily in our future and use current and up to date equipment and have a digital first agenda. You’ll be issued with the latest kit, which could include a Surface Pro and mobile. So, it's important to us that you are technologically savvy (or at the very least not a technophobe!)

About our team
You’ll be working alongside our fabulous team who are super passionate about supporting our colleagues throughout the business to provide a brilliant service to our customers. To us we’re not just a team we’re a ‘work family’. Our manager is Robert who has worked with Home for the last 18 years and outside of work, he likes to coach at his local running club, where he is passionate about promoting inclusivity for all.  There are 4 of us in the team and we don’t just love to support our customers, we’re there for each other too!

Working hours
In order to meet the needs of our customers, we need to be flexible. This means you’ll work 3.5 days per week to be mutually agreed. As we’re asking you to be flexible for us, we aim to give you the time you need to spend time doing the things that matter to you!

The great news is that you will have the flexibility of working either from home or in one of our local offices and we’ll give you the technology and kit to make that easy. Our team will come together for meetings at our head office in Newcastle so you will be happy to travel to join the team.

Want to know more?
If you’re not reading this advert on our careers pages, press the APPLY NOW button to access lots of useful stuff! You can download the Housing Management Support Lawyer North Job Description, and find out more about Home Group. We’ve also got some short films that show you what it’s like to work here, and we know you’ll want to find out more about our award winning benefits and rewards! 

To apply 
Don’t delay applying for this brilliant job, as we may close it early if we get lots of applications! Just upload your CV and if you have one, your covering letter (this will help us learn more about you!). If you need them, we’ve also got some great templates to help you.  

About Covid 
We’re continuing to deliver services for our customers since the COVID-19 pandemic, and our brilliant colleagues are at the heart of making that happen. We’re continuing to do things a little differently, to keep everyone safe, we’ll engage with you digitally where possible. Check out our awesome video to find out more on how our colleagues have felt supported here during the outbreak. 

Be yourself at Home 

Home Group is committed to tackling prejudice and discrimination, not just for our customers, but for our colleagues too! We’re super proud of our internal Diversity Networks and allies (Multicultural, LGBTQIA+ and Disability) which support colleagues from different backgrounds to be their true selves. We recognise and celebrate our differences, together we make Home Group a great place to work!  

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There’s never been a more exciting time to join us, as we build and sell over 10,000 new homes across the UK.  From affordable housing to our brilliant private sale brand Persona, we’re shaking up the new build market.  You’ll have the opportunity to work on everything from affordable homes to luxury apartments and build the career you want with us. 

As one of the UK’s largest developers of new homes and providers of houses for affordable rent.  We also provide long term integrated health and social care housing.  We don’t just build houses, we build homes and develop vibrant communities where people want to live. 

What keeps us busy?

We’re building homes, independence and aspirations and according to our trophy cabinet we’re pretty good at it! 

We’re winners of the 2018 UK Housing Awards Development Programme of the Year, Silver Best House at the What House Awards 2018, and RESI Landlord of the Year 2016.  We’re constantly challenging the status quo, delivering unparalleled schemes and ground-breaking products.  We pride ourselves on building happier, healthy homes, putting space and people before profits.

Oh and did we mentioned that we rank No. 27 in the UK’s Best Large Places to work, and 17th in Stonewall Top 100 Employers 2019?    

We’re growing

As we’re building new homes, we’re growing our team too so there are lots of opportunities for you to join us across the UK.  So whether you’re acquiring land, designing places, delivering schemes, selling homes or regenerating neighbourhoods.  You’ll be working alongside brilliant people to unlock bold opportunities, exciting new partnerships and collaborative projects across the UK. 

Join us

You can find out more about us and our current vacancies on our website at or on our Facebook and Linkedin pages.    

High-flying career, work life balance, brilliant benefits and a cherry on top!  There are so many reasons you’ll love working at Home Group.


Find Us
2 Gosforth Park Way
Gosforth Business Park
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE12 8ET
United Kingdom
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