Thursday 29th February 2024

2847 Housing Officer - Moat Homes


We’re on the lookout for an experienced Housing Professional to join our friendly Neighbourhoods team in Kent! As a Neighbourhood Services Manager, you will have your own portfolio of properties in your patch across Ashford & East Kent areas, managing the tenancies, leases and communities within a multi-tenure portfolio.

Housing Officer

Moat Homes

 

  • Role: Neighbourhood Services Manager (Internal Job Title)
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £30,600 to £38,249 per annum (salary offered anywhere between this scale, dependent upon your experience) plus Car Allowance of £2174 per annum
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Location: Ashford & East Kent

 

We’re on the lookout for an experienced Housing Professional to join our friendly Neighbourhoods team in Kent! As a Neighbourhood Services Manager, you will have your own portfolio of properties in your patch across Ashford & East Kent areas, managing the tenancies, leases and communities within a multi-tenure portfolio.

Acting as an ambassador for Moat, you will deliver a high-quality housing management service to our residents. You will be key to building trust, improving resident satisfaction and ensuring that our estates are safe and maintained to a high standard. Your experience of working with managing agents will ensure our contracts are utilised to their maximum potential, making positive improvements to the communities we serve.

You will report to the Neighbourhood Operations Manager, and have other Neighbourhood Services Manager’s on your team, enabling you to support each other and share knowledge/experiences.

 

Who are we?

Moat are one of the top 30 housing associations in England, with homes spread across London, Kent, Essex and Sussex. Our financial strength puts us in a good position to rise to challenges and plan for the future. We have released our new corporate strategy, so it’s an exciting time to join Moat!

This involves being bold and ambitious, investing in new and existing homes, putting safety and quality first. We also deliver for and with our customers through our new Customer Engagement strategy, which will help us to deliver the requirements of the Social Housing White Paper.

We are also proud to announce, we have recently been awarded an accreditation from ‘The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023’, based on our employee feedback.

 

We are on the lookout for someone who has:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving skills and an ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • An Ability to manage a complex caseload including ASB cases
  • An Ability to build productive relationships with key stakeholders and ability to engage with a diverse customer base
  • Demonstratable passion and ‘can do’ attitude and a commitment to achieving the very best outcomes for our residents.
  • A Full UK Driving Licence and a vehicle to be used for work purposes.
  • A willingness to work towards a Level 4 Housing Qualification
  • Demonstrable understanding of leases and tenancy agreements.
  • A sound awareness of Landlord, Leasehold and Tenant legislation and procedure.
  • A good awareness of welfare benefits, particularly Housing Benefits.
  • An awareness of occasions that require liaison with Social Services (e.g child protection, domestic violence)

 

Your benefits:

In return for your hard work, we will reward you with a competitive salary, pension scheme, healthcare scheme, a generous annual leave entitlement, and you even get a half day off on your birthday!

We take pride in our people to ensure they are equipped with the knowledge they require to carry out their role and inspire them to learn more which is why we offer further education sponsorship and leadership programmes. Moat want to ensure their employees feel supported at work, so we also provide enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave, and many more!

Check out our employee benefits here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oo5SXag4bjg

Interested? We want to hear from you! If you feel this role is suited to you, and you want to take on an exciting new challenge, please fill out an online application form on our website (before 11pm Wednesday 13 March 2024) detailing the skills and experience you can bring to Moat. We will be in touch should we wish to invite you in for an interview.

Please note this role is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) which means that if you are successful, we will have to obtain a disclosure and barring service check before confirming the offer of employment with you. We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time prior to the closing date.

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  • Location Ashford
  • Salary £30,599-£38,249 per annum plus car allowance (sala
  • Close Date 14/03/2024
  • Contact Name Leyla Hatton
  • Contact Details 03003230011
  • Job Type Permanent

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