Department:
Golden Lane Housing
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Salary Details:
£29,104 + excellent training & benefits
03 Oct 2021
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Hours Per Week:
22.5

Job Advert

Golden Lane Housing (GLH) has been increasing housing opportunities for people with a learning disability and making a difference in this sector since 1998.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within GLH Housing Team. We are looking for a Housing Officer to join us on a permanent part-time contract (22.5 hrs per week).

The role will be home based but there are travel expectations in and around the North East of the country. This role comes with a monthly car allowance. 

The ideal applicant will have experience of working in a Supported Housing environment and it would be advantageous to have experience, either personal or professional, of supporting someone with a learning disability.

The successful Housing Officer will be required to provide performance focused housing management services to our tenants to ensure their wellbeing.

We are looking for someone who is self-motivated with a passion for providing excellent customer service and has an enthusiastic attitude and a can-do approach. The successful candidates will share the same vision, values, and aspirations of GLH. 

You will be responsible for establishing and maintaining successful links with all stakeholders relating to the delivery of new services and services to existing tenants. You will also support wider GLH team to deliver efficient and effective services to all our tenants.

It is essential that you have access to your own vehicle and a full UK driving licence to apply for this role. You must be prepared for regular travel and some overnight stays, around the geographical area for this post and travel to London, Manchester and other locations for meetings and training.

Some flexibility around working hours is required and enhanced DBS check will be undertaken.

This role will close for shortlisting on Sunday 3rd Oct via MS Teams. There will be a 2nd stage interview for successful candidates and at this stage you will meet some of the team and/or tenants and complete a practical exercise.

 
JOB ID 22833

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applicants with disabilities to apply for all roles with us. To find out more about the scheme please visit the direct gov website.

Benefits

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 program
  • Access to award winning training and development

 

*T&C's apply based on contract

About Mencap

We work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all our services support people to live life as they choose. Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You will have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist. We want to make you feel inspired to reach your potential.  

Our work includes;  

  • providing high-quality, flexible services that allow people to live as independently as possible in a place they choose
  • providing advice through our help lines and web sites
  • campaigning for the changes that people with a learning disability want

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