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Housing Officer

Employer
Hastoe
Location
the role is home based and covering a patch around West Sussex and the East Sussex borders, there will also be travel to the West Region office in Dorchester on a monthly basis
Salary
£30,000 - £33,000 per annum
Closing date
12 Jun 2022

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Function
Community and Customer Services, Care and support, Housing / neighbourhood management, Supported / sheltered housing, Tenant services
Seniority
Officer
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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About us

Hastoe is an award-winning housing association that owns and manages over 7,500 rented, shared ownership and leasehold homes. We hold charitable status and support our communities by providing high-quality and sustainable housing across the south of England.

About the role

As one of our generic Housing Officer’s you will be responsible for delivering housing services directly to the residents on your patch. You will be expected to meet key performance targets and deliver our customer service standards in rent arrears, anti-social behaviour, lettings, void management, customer satisfaction and community events.  All of our Housing Officer’s work independently over a large geographical area managing a very varied and rewarding workload

More about the role and responsibilities can be found in the full job description.

About you

You will need to be highly visible to our customers, extremely well organised, and know how to effectively manage yourself and your work. In addition to working remotely, you will need to be an effective team player with an eye for detail and the ability to construct creative solutions to complex issues impacting our customers. You will be motivated and customer-focussed, where no two days are the same. And you’ll do all of this with the personal touch that Hastoe is renowned for

Essential skills:

•           Previous experience in housing management

•           Knowledge of rent collection processes

•           Sound and up to date knowledge of the benefits system

•           Commitment to providing excellent customer service

•           Excellent time management skills

•           Strong team player

•           Flexibility

•           Access to your own car for business use

Benefits

Annual Leave: 25 days (increasing with service) + 1.5 days complimentary leave + option to purchase additional leave.

Pension: Employer contribution of 5%, giving a total combined contribution of 8% of salary (minimum employee contribution of 3%).

Family friendly policies and benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Discounts for local shops, restaurants and gym membership
  • Cycle and Car Leasing Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (advice service)
  • Health Cash Plan (a type of health insurance)
     

How to apply

Please send your CV and a supporting statement to hr@hastoe.com by midnight on Sunday 12th June 2022.


Your supporting statement should outline why you are interested in this role and what skills you think you could bring to the Housing team.


If you would like to find out more about the role please contact Lucy Harris, Housing Team Leader, on 07921 234873  or for enquiries about the application process please contact the HR Team at hr@hastoe.com

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