Housing Scheme Assistant

Retinue Solutions
Bermuda Park
£15,299 per annum
13 Mar 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Housing Scheme Assistant
Locations: Coventry, CV2 1GW
Salary: £15,299 developing to £16,999 pro rata per annum
Hours: 36.25
Contract: 16 months fixed term contract

The Role

Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of a leading and award-winning organisation?

Orbit are looking for a Full Time Housing Scheme Assistant to join their Housing team, providing specialist housing for people over the age of 55.

Working within a team of Housing and Wellbeing Scheme Assistants you will carry out regular property inspections, helping to ensure health & safety compliance through general awareness and monitoring, undertaking audits and reporting any issues. You will also interact with customers and encourage them to live independently within a safe environment.

About you

This post presents an excellent opportunity to progress your career. We are looking for individuals with previous customer service or administration experience, preferably involving Health & Safety and/or Compliance.

To be suitable for this role you will have strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and have a good level of IT skills. You will be proficient and skilled in literacy and numeracy, possessing strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.

This role requires a full driving licence and access to a vehicle.

Please be aware this role will be offered as a 16 months fixed term contract.

Why apply?

We believe that an organisation's best asset is its people, and as such we want everyone to feel that they can make a difference. We want to unlock the potential in all Orbit employees and maximise their satisfaction in the job. We have a corporate training programme, opportunities for professional development and our staff tell us we are a great organisation to work for. We offer an excellent benefits package, including private medical insurance, discounted dental insurance and gym membership, 27 days holiday entitlement and pension scheme.

About us

As one of the country's largest housing associations, Orbit owns and manages 40,000 homes and is committed to its purpose of Building Communities. Orbit is an ambitious, dynamic organisation with national reach and influence. We are passionate about making a real difference to our communities, ensuring our customers are proud of where they live. We are a long-term sustainable business and make profit for a purpose in order to re-invest in our services and to build much needed new homes.

How to apply

To apply for this role please submit your CV and a supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the key criteria we need. If you wish to discuss the role further, please contact Jennifer Cole at Retinue Solutions, on .

Advert closing date - Monday 26th March 2018

Retinue Solutions is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Retinue Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.