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Compliance Officer (Central)

Golden Lane Housing
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£34,472 per annum + benefits
25 Sep 2020
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About Mencap
Golden Lane Housing works with people with a learning disability to provide supported housing around which they can build their lives. We were established as an independent registered charity by Mencap in 1998 to help tackle the immense challenges that people with a learning disability face in finding a home.
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Do you want to work for a Sunday Times top 100 company? Do you have a hunger to see something through from start to finish? Are you passionate about building and maintaining positive relationships? An expert at all things building, property and maintenance? We have a role for you! 

It is an exciting time to join Golden Lane Housing as we continue to build relationships and deliver an excellent service to our internal and external customers. We are looking for a Compliance Officer who will manage the central administrative compliance staff based at our Manchester head office and undertake field based work

You will be responsible for the service contracts for the Compliance Big 6 – asbestos, electrical, fire safety, heating, water hygiene and specialist equipment, as well as ensuring all servicing and legal requirements are adhered to. You will also support our growth targets by providing support and specialist knowledge to acquire and develop new services.

You will work closely with the Compliance Manager, the Compliance Officers and other internal stakeholders to ensure that all GLH properties are maintained to a high standard.

We need someone who can hit the ground running and has strong experience of working in a similar environment. This role is extremely varied so requires an individual that can multi-task, prioritise, take direction and work on their own initiative.

Essential skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • Ability to prepare and interpret numerical data and explain to other
  • Good Understanding of Key “Big 6” Compliance Areas – Gas/Electric/Fire Safety/Asbestos/Legionella & Specialist Equipment
  • Previous work in scenario with vulnerable customers, potentially with a Learning Disability (LD)
  • Experience with managing team/admin assistants
  • Recognised professional qualification within one of the compliance areas
  • Ability to write clear, concise letters and reports

(Please see the ‘role profile’ for a more extensive list of responsibilities, experiences and key skills required in this role and the full Job Description and Personal Specification)

Don’t have a background in charity or Learning Disability? No problem, if you want to learn then we can help! Although the right skills and experience is important to us, so are values. It is essential that you display our 5 values - Positive, Challenging, Caring, Inclusive and Trustworthy. 

At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us. Together we are Mencap!

Do you feel like you would be the best Compliance Officer? Apply using your up-to-date CV and a covering letter.

*It is essential that you have your own vehicle and have a full UK Driving Licence

This role will close for shortlisting on Friday 25th Sept and interviews will take place via MS Teams on Friday 2nd Oct. 

If you require further information about this role, please contact Lianne on 01733 246699.

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As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to people’s lives, you will receive fair pay and have access to a wide range of rewards and benefits as one of our employees.

  • 32 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 35 days with long service plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme
  • Service related sick pay when 6 month probation is completed
  • Eligibility to join Mencap Pension Plan where Mencap matches contributions up to 5% on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings. If you don’t join the Plan you start, you will be auto-enrolled after three months with us.
  • Membership of Mencap Pension Plan to include up to 3 times salary death in service live cover AND Income Protection of 50% salary to be triggered at 26 weeks of long term sickness
  • Loans for debt consolidation, bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounts and cashback from 3% to 30% at high street shops including major super markets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencap Extras
  • Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental, glasses, therapy etc.
  • Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support
  • Quarterly award scheme and recognition at every 5 years through our YouRock programme
  • Access to award winning training and development

*T&C's apply based on contract