Sheltered Housing Officer

Location: Maidenhead

Closing date: 25/03/2019

Salary: circa £26500 + car allowance £1816 pa

Employment type: Full time, fixed term contract

Housing Solutions is operating in a very exciting space with significant growth opportunity and a great reputation for achieving results.


Established in 1995 we provide quality, affordable homes to rent and buy across the South East of England. We are rooted in the local community and we offer a wide range of housing services and housing options, including affordable homes to rent, properties to buy under shared ownership; market rent properties, and specialist accommodation for older people and people who need care and support to live within the community.


Housing Solutions is an ambitious organisation, we are working hard to maximise the number of new homes we build, refurbishing our existing estates and striving to innovate to achieve happy customers.


The Role

This is a 6 month fixed term contract and is a great opportunity to manage the day to day running of the Association’s high quality Sheltered Housing schemes, overseeing the maintenance, security, health and fire safety of the buildings.  To provide a range of housing support services that enables residents to remain living independently in their homes.  To promote health and wellbeing and linking with local services to prevent social isolation.

 The Person

The ideal candidate should have experience of providing housing management and related support to older people.  Experience of managing H & S and Fire Safety within a supported housing environment, carrying out risk and needs assessment and creating person centred support plans.  You will be required to deliver excellent customer service whilst working in a multidisciplinary team.  Experience of handling emergencies and managing conflicts is also required.


You should have knowledge of H & S.  The ability to work within a team and on own initiative and to effectively prioritise and organise a varied workload.  To be an effective communicator and be proficient in Microsoft Office packages.


You should have a clean UK driving licence with access to a car for business use.  You should be flexible in hours worked as occasionally you will be required to work out of hours.


The successful applicant will require a Standard DBS disclosure.  


The closing date for application forms is 25 March 2019.  Interviews will be held on 3 April 2019.






Employee Benefits

Ÿ Minimum 25 days per annum + bank holidays Ÿ  Buy/Sell holiday scheme Ÿ  Generous Pension Plan Ÿ  Life Assurance  Ÿ  Flexible Working Ÿ  Maternity/paternity/adoption leave benefits Ÿ  Free Physiotherapy Ÿ  Occupational sick pay Ÿ  Annual Health Events – flu jabs and health screening Ÿ  BUPA Membership with certain roles Ÿ  Bonus leave days for no sickness Ÿ  Annual Eye Test Ÿ  Health Related Allowance Ÿ  Bike to Work Ÿ  Season Ticket Loans -  Car Loans Ÿ  Learning & Development Funds Ÿ  Pay not to Drive incentive         Ÿ  Paid professional Subscriptions            Ÿ  Employee Recognition events Ÿ  Recommend a Friend Ÿ  Employee Assistance programme


The closing date for this job has now passed.