Housing Officer

  • Position: Housing Officer
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £32,111 - £35,260
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Grade: EVH Grade 7
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 4 October 2018
The Company
At Maryhill Housing, providing affordable high quality housing is only part of our vision. As a successful organisation, our aim is to offer our customers consistently great services that make a visible difference to their quality of life.  We are a community based organisation in the north of Glasgow managing over 3000 rented properties and providing a factoring service to over 700 home owners.  We offer a rewarding work environment and as a valued employee you will have the opportunity to make a real difference to both our local community and to people’s lives.

The Role
We are looking for an experienced Housing Officer to join us at an exciting time for the organisation.  The role will require you to manage a patch of properties in the Maryhill area, covering all aspects of housing management, including allocation of houses, effective estate management and recovery of rent arrears.

To be successful in the Housing Officer role, you need to be truly customer focused, able to solve problems, and have the ability to work well under pressure.  Team work and the ability to plan effectively to meet targets and departmental objectives are crucial in this role.

Communication skills are key to the role, and we would expect you to have excellent IT skills too.  Knowledge and experience of using housing management software would be advantageous, especially if you have used SDM previously.  We are happy to offer this role as a secondment opportunity.

On Offer
This is a permanent role, with a salary banding of £32,111 - £35,260 (EVH grade 7). In addition, you will receive an excellent benefits package, which includes 25 days annual leave, 15 days public holiday and access to a contributory pension scheme.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have the following:
• Knowledge of up to date housing legislation and best practice
• Experience of managing rent arrears
• Experience of supporting tenancy sustainment including management of anti-social behaviour

The closing date for applications is Thursday 4 October 2018 at 12 noon.

An information pack and application form can be downloaded from our Jobs page by clicking HERE or by emailing recruitment@maryhill.org.uk.

Maryhill Housing is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, age, or religion or belief.  We are particularly interested to hear from applicants with a black or minority ethnic background as this group is under-represented in our staff team.