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Housing Officer

  • Salary: Up to £24000 per annum + pension
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Date posted: 05-10-2018
  • Sector: Private & Voluntary, Executive, Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: SCT - LP - HO_1538728838

We are currently seeking a full-time Housing Officer to join a reputable homeless charity based in Reading. The charity is responsible for working with and helping some of Readings most vulnerable and disadvantaged people, helping them to turn their lives around.

The charity offers accommodation-based support and works with our tenants on a range of support needs including advice and advocacy, life skills, budgeting, mental health, drug / alcohol addiction as well as support around education, training and employment.

You would be reporting to the Housing Manager, and be responsible for providing a pro-active service.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Property Inspections
  • Handling complex anti-social behavior cases
  • Working with agencies and organisations to provide an effective service
  • You will work closely with other team members to ensure that our clients and prospective clients operate within the Charity's guidelines on a range of housing related matters.

What's on Offer?

  • 37 hours per week Monday - Friday
  • £24,000 per annum
  • Pension Scheme

Requirements:

  • Previous experience working as a Housing Officer
  • Strong knowledge of housing legislation and experience of county court procedures
  • Good literacy and numeracy
  • Previous experience dealing with and handling complex clients and difficult situations
  • Live local to Reading

If you are interested in this opportunity to work as a Housing Officer for a reputable care provider, then please apply. Alternatively, you can send your CV to egame@charecruitment.com or call Emily Game on 01189485555.