Regional Housing Advisor - Part time

Recruiter
DIMENSIONS
Location
Milton Keynes, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2019
Closes
23 Aug 2019
Ref
1237742587
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Dimensions is proud to be one of very few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places To Work programme.

This role will provide housing management advice and support to people at Dimensions properties, either where care and support is provided by another support provider or by Dimensions staff directly. The postholder will also be responsible for housing management in properties where Dimensions is managing agent for another Registered Provider or Charity. The postholder will be responsible for monitoring the housing management responsibilities of the support provider in accordance with the management agreement or service level agreement.

The postholder will be required to work across the Hertfordshire region and surrounding areas.

The full time annual salary equates to £29,000 working 37.5 hours a week.

The role can be based at home or work from one of our regional offices.

About the role
  • Forging strong and effective partnerships, including positive resident involvement and community engagement.
  • Ensuring that all rent and service charge changes are implemented correctly each year.
  • Advising on, or serving any notices for tenants ensuring the correct procedure has been followed in line with Dimensions eviction policy.
  • Ensure compliance with Management Agreements and Service Level Agreements.
  • Ensure all tenants have appropriate tenure agreements in place and that these agreements
  • In liaison with maintenance and asset management colleagues help ensure that any recommendations are acted upon arising from regular maintenance, compliance and health and safety inspections.

About you

The successful applicant will have:
  • Experience of housing management in supported housing
  • A good understanding of relevant legislation, best practice and key operational issues in the delivery of supported housing services
  • A knowledge of welfare benefits particularly Housing Benefits/Universal Credit
  • Willing to work across the organisation, travel widely and attend meetings which may require overnight stays

The rewards
  • Up to 35 days' annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays)
  • Staff discount shopping scheme 'Rewarding Dimensions'
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Qualification scheme
  • Employee recognition scheme 'Inspiring People'
  • Discounted health and dental cover
  • Life Assurance
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan

To apply, please visit our website via the button below.

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Or If you have any questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call Karen Bushnell on 07879 424809.
  • We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce
  • As Disability Confident Leaders , we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy - Dimensions has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees
  • As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application in one of our offices using assistive technology.

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