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Database Administrator

Employer
Hightown Housing Association Limited
Location
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Salary
£40,314 pa
Closing date
12 Dec 2021

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

Database Administrator

£40,314pa

At Hightown, we`re a housing charity that builds homes and support people.

We have an opportunity for a Database Administrator within our busy IT team for someone who has the right values, behaviours and attitudes to be the difference which are:

  • Putting our residents and service users first
  • Treating people with respect, promoting independence and choice
  • Developing passionate and committed teams
  • Being cost effective without compromising standards or safety

If you share our values, we`d love you to work for us.

Who we are looking for

We`re looking for someone who has:

  • Knowledge of building and maintaining and SQL environment
  • Experience of advanced T-SQL coding
  • SSRS, SSIS, XML experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A logical with good mathematical aptitude
  • The ability to prioritise and multitask

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who enjoys a challenge and is looking to work as part of a team as well as alone who can make a real difference by helping others within the organisation.

About the role

You`ll be working as part of a busy internal IT Team who support the organisation by producing SQL based reports and develop simple-to-use applications working stand-alone and with Microsoft Office products.

You will be expected to

  • use your skills to assist with system architecture planning and decision making
  • be the main technical liaison with software vendors
  • Maintain the Associations existing database systems and plan for upgrades
  • Periodically review the SQL code produced by the Software Development and Business Information teams.

The benefits

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

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 33 days per year including, rising with service
  • Annual bonuses based on satisfactory performance
  • Regular reviews of salary and cost of living
  • An organisational commitment to employee health and wellbeing
  • Life assurance of three times your annual salary and a workplace pension scheme.
  • Ongoing training and support to deliver outstanding support
  • Onsite gym

We have safely re-opened our offices in Hemel Hempstead. All candidates must be able to commute to our office in Hemel Hempstead on four days each week with one day working from home.

 

About Us

Hightown is a charitable housing association operating principally in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire. 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 from our head office in Hemel Hempstead 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 over 400 new affordable homes each year.

If you are interested in joining our friendly team, please apply below.

Closing Date: Sunday 12 December 2021

Initial telephone interviews: 15th and 17th December 2021

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We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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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