Housing Assistant- Stoke on Trent & Black Country

Recruiter
Nacro
Location
Stoke-On-Trent, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Aug 2019
Closes
29 Aug 2019
Ref
1235892656
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Housing Assistant- Stoke on Trent & Black Country

Job type - Full time, permanent
Salary -£18,946 per annum
Hours - 35 hours per week (+ 5 hours paid lunch)
Location - Stoke on Trent & Black Country


Nacro deliver the Bail Accommodation and Support Service (BASS) on behave of the Ministry of Justice. BASS is a national service across England and Wales which allows Courts to make greater use of bail by providing accommodation in the community with support for adult defendants who could not otherwise be bailed. BASS also provides support for service users released from custody in the last three months of their sentence on Home Detention Curfew (HDC), Intensive Community Order Residence Requirement and Additional License Conditions.

Who we are looking for?

The role of the BASS Housing Assistant is to support the Regional Delivery Team in their provision of services to BASS service users. The role is to ensure effective housing and property management but will also be part of the service that provides support to service users.

It requires a proactive approach to housing management and property standards including maintaining good relations with the local community and neighbours. Ensuring that the property is maintained at a good standard, repairs and maintenance are reported and completed within a timely manner, with weekly submission of fire and property checks.

The position is for Stoke on Trent and Black Country area however you must flexible and willing to travel in the West midlands as required . To provide cover early, late shifts and Saturdays as required. Also cover Bank holidays etc.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Ensure that properties are maintained to a high standard in line with Nacro's lettable property and Decent Homes Standard
  • Ensure all compulsory safety checks and procedures are followed, and recorded appropriately
  • Undertake compulsory weekly checks and inspections of each property.
  • Raise any necessary repair works within set timelines.
  • Carry out basic cleaning tasks as required.
  • Liaise closely with our property services team, contractors and the support officer to ensure repairs are undertaken within set timelines.
  • Liaise with the referral team to ensure appropriate and timely allocations are made to void properties to maximise occupancy levels.

A DBS check will be required for this role.
A full driving license and own vehicle is required to be successful in both roles

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