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Housing Officer

Housing Officer

Location: Bolton
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £23,345 per annum following successful completion of 6 months’ probationary period
Reference: 17/107

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We have a great opportunity for a Housing Officer within our newly commissioned service which is at the heart of Bolton’s locality plan. Building on the strengths of individuals, families, partner agencies and communities Adullam aims to deliver a flexible and innovative asset based approach to reduce and prevent homelessness in Bolton improving outcomes for all.

The main purpose of the Housing Officer role is to support the provision of temporary supported housing in Bolton, working with specific services to provide a letting and property management service meeting the specific needs of our residents in this area.
To be successful as a Housing Officer, you will have substantial knowledge and practice in housing and estate management and a track record in effective tenancy management, particularly voids and arrears management.  You will have a good understanding of current housing law, regulation and best practice; experience in the supervision of staff and proven IT skills together with good organisation skills.
If you’re the kind of person who can relate to our values of “integrity and fairness, valuing the individual and striving for excellence” and can help others to help themselves, you’ll gain a great deal from working with us. In return, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes; starting salary of £22,178 rising to £23,345 after successful probation period; 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) rising to 38 after service; 2 additional days holiday per year available based on attendance; Westfield Heath Cash Plan; Death in service policy; pension scheme; enhanced sick pay, maternity pay and paternity pay and child care vouchers.

As a values based organisation all employees contribute to the maintenance and development of our values, culture and ethos by articulating and demonstrating them to build a staff culture where every person feels empowered and valued. We have recently been re-awarded the Investors in People Silver award. Adullam was formed in 1972 and we are a not for profit organisation working in the community with vulnerable and excluded people from a diverse range of backgrounds providing support through a variety of high quality housing, support and advice services.

As an Equal Opportunities Association, we prefer to shortlist from completed application forms.  However, we will accept CVs only if accompanied with a detailed covering letter stating how you meet the role criteria.

The closing date is 9am, Monday 4th December 2017

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check

At Adullam we celebrate diversity and offer opportunities for all – the only difference we see is the difference you can make.

Adullam Homes Housing Association Limited is a charitable Community Benefit Society registered with the Financial Conduct Authority
Register Number 20853R