Housing Assistant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Housing Assistant, Bristol, Fixed Term Contract - 6 months. Housing Association. Full Time.

Your new company

You will be joining an established rapidly growing housing association. This is a leading national housing provider that you will be joining, strongly established in Bristol and the South West. This is an exciting time within the organisation's history, with the organisation going from strength to strength and within the current social housing market it is now stronger than ever, so this is a great opportunity for you to come and make your mark with many opportunities to develop your housing career.

Your new role

As a housing assistant you will be working on a fixed term contract in Bristol over a full time (37.5 hours) contract (Monday - Friday as well as an occasional Saturday on a rota basis). You will be the tenants' first point of contact responding so call queries, rent issues, maintenance queries and liaising with the organisation's housing officers. You will be expected to initiate and prepare papers as required to support a range of meetings, focus groups, panels, network meeting and training events to support resident involvement.

What you'll need to succeed

To be successful within this housing assistant role you must have good communication skills being able to communicate with vulnerable tenants with complex needs. As a housing assistant you must have good IT skills and previous call based roles would be beneficial. You will need a passion for social housing and previous experience in a similar housing or supported housing role will lead to your success. You will have an ability to inspire and work with a team of staff to deliver excellent performance. You must be a team player providing support, but personally target driven with the ability to manage your own time and workload, and multi-task a variety of advanced tasks.

What you'll get in return

You'll enjoy an exciting environment with passion to get your job done. A highly sought out role within this organisation will allow you to build up your career within Social Housing. You'll be joining a team of hard working, ambitious, like-minded individuals supporting you.

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