Housing Officer - Neighbourhoods
£29,438 - £32,382 per annum per annum – depending on skills
Contract type: Permanent
Working hours: Full Time and Part Time (18.5 hours per week) available
Closing Date: 17th December 2021
Interview Dates: 21st and 22nd December 2021
In April 2021, GreenSquare and Accord Housing Association merged to create a bigger, better, organisation. GreenSquareAccord Limited now provides over 25,000 homes to more than 54,000 people, we deliver over 3 million hours of care to individuals every year and have a geographical reach from Newcastle upon Tyne to Salisbury, Wiltshire. We have a staff team of approx. 4,000 people.
The GreenSquareAccord Limited story is about building better lives. GreenSquareAccord Limited is committed to building more homes and providing more care and support to more people, whilst still delivering the locally-focused services to the people who need them most.
Everything we do comes back to people – whether that’s providing a good quality, safe home, helping someone to live an independent life, addressing social injustice and equality and everything else in between.
Our vision for GreenSquareAccord Limited is to be an organisation where people can enjoy happiness, health and prosperity.
About the role
We are now recruiting for two permanent Housing Officers – one on a full time and one on a part time (18.5 hours per week) basis to join our Neighbourhoods team across the Oxfordshire location.
The full time patch will cover North Oxfordshire and the Banbury area.
The purpose of the role is to support GreenSquareAccord Limited’s aim of valuing our customers by meeting housing and related needs.
You will manage complex tenancy issues including property conditions and ASB cases. You will work independently in challenging situations and with changing priorities striving to add value to everything you do.
You will provide information to new and existing customers which will enable them to manage and sustain their tenancy and promote empowerment of customers to play an active role in shaping standards and service across GreenSquareAccord Limited.
It is essential that you have knowledge and experience of housing and tenancy law; including succession, mutual exchange, assignments and ending tenancies as well as experience of tenancy or leasehold management and enforcement.
You will have a demonstrable record of delivering excellent customer service and experience of working in a customer facing environment.
Excellent administration and organisational skills, with an ability to prioritise effectively and manage own demanding workload is a strong requirement for this position.
In addition, you must have exceptional communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills to suit a variety of audiences including customers, shareholders, councillors and other external agencies and partners.
You may be required to travel to different sites within the business, therefore a full clean driver’s license is essential.
In support and recognition of our colleagues who will help us deliver our employer strategy, we offer a fantastic benefits package. This includes; annual holiday entitlement (plus statutory bank holidays); a defined contribution pension scheme; trust based flexible working and a Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).
All individuals who apply to work at GreenSquareAccord Limited are considered on their merits in line with our Diversity and Inclusion strategy and policy.
GreenSquareAccord Limited are a Disability Confident Employer therefore we actively encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and try to provide access, adjustments, equipment or other practical support where required. All applicants with a disability who meet the ‘essential eligibility criteria’ for the role, as detailed in the job description, are guaranteed an interview.
If you need any assistance, adjustments or adaptations throughout our selection processes please let us know.