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Property Services Supervisor - Fixed term contract (12 months)

Employer
Hightown Housing Association Limited
Location
HP2 4XH, Hemel Hempstead
Salary
£22,458 pa
Closing date
7 Dec 2023

Job Details

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 have an opening for a part time (17.5 hours per week)Property Services Supervisor to be based in Hemel Hempstead. This is a 12 monthfixed term contract with potential for the position to become permanent.

There is flexibility for the role to be 2 days or 2.5 days per week (14 or 17.5 hrs)

About the role:
This is an exciting opportunity to line-manage an existing team of inspectors responsible for the standard of communal areas and appearance of Hightown properties.

The successful candidate will have good technical knowledge within the housing construction field and will be expected to carry out a range of regular inspections including: Buildings, Grounds, FRA`s and asbestos as needed to meet the high standards expected by residents.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for carrying out a programme of stock condition surveys on a designated patch, ensuring up to date accuracy of the property database so that future works can be efficiently planned.

In addition to carrying out void and health and safety inspections including pre and post inspections and frequently liaising with residents to ensure the expected property standards are maintained.

To apply for this role you will need to have the following:

  • Knowledge or qualifications in a relevant sector, for example in building construction/surveying/building regulation, and experience of working within public sector housing
  • Ability to climb stairs, ladders and scaffolding
  • A good general knowledge of IT, particularly Microsoft office packages
  • Excellent communication and customer care skills
  • Previous supervisory or Line management experience within the Housing or Building construction sectors
  • A Full UK driver`s license and access to your own transport.

Benefits

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

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 33 days per year, including statutory bank holidays, rising to 35 days with service
  • £22,458 pa for a 17.5 hour week
  • 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
  • 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

If you are interested in joining our friendly team, please download the job description and click apply below.

Closing Date: Thursday 7th December

Interview date: Friday 15th December

Appointment to this position will be subject to satisfactory right to work, enhanced DBS, reference and medical checks.

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We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

We are a Disability Confident 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

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Company info
Website
Telephone
01442 292309
Location
Hightown House
Maylands Avenue
Hemel Hempstead
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
HP2 4XH
GB

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