Housing Officer

  • Position: Housing Officer
  • Location: Greenock
  • Salary: £27,457-£35,260
  • Contract: 12 months
  • Closing Date: 21 October 2018

£27,457 - £35,260 Dependent on skills and experience
Competitive benefits package including pension, life assurance, healthcare, performance related pay and flexible benefits.
21 Hours per week, 3 days a week including a Wednesday.
Temporary Contract for up to 12 months
Based in Greenock
The Job
The Housing Officer has responsibility for delivery of comprehensive Housing Management Services to tenants and other customers. The postholder will provide comprehensive Housing Management services, in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Association. They will also ensure that the highest standards of Housing Management are achieved to satisfy the Association, its residents and the Scottish Housing Regulator.

You will need: 

• Good organisation and communication skills
• Have or been studying towards a relevant housing qualification
• Have an understanding of Housing Management Functions
• Experience of working in a customer service environment
• Experience of managing tenancy issues including anti-social behavior
• Have experience of dealing with vulnerable and/or challenging customers

For a comprehensive list of the essential and desirable criteria required for this post, please refer to the Job Specification in the on our online recruitment portal - https://linkhousing.org.uk/who-we-are/work-with-us/current-opportunities/

The deal
Link offers excellent terms and conditions, and as an Investor in People and Healthy Working Lives Gold Award holder, we aim to provide a wide range of development opportunities and healthy living initiatives.   We offer a wide range of development opportunities.    You'll work with colleagues who offer support to ensure our customers' expectations are met.  In return, we are looking for applications from people who will contribute to our aims and work to the highest professional standards.

This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Scotland check.

Closing Date:   midnight on Sunday, 21 October 2018
Interview Date:  Interviews are being held on the morning of Monday, 31 October 2018 at Greenock.
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Please note that CV's will not be considered.
Please note should an internal applicant be successful in applying for this position on either a seconded or permanent basis, they will move to the terms and conditions associated with the role for the duration of the time they are in post. The terms and conditions are outlined in the advert above, and in the job description. 
Link is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.  Our offices are fully accessible to wheelchair users and we will interview all disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.