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Housing Plus Officers (3 posts)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
19/04/2021
Advert End Date:
06/05/2021 23:59
Salary:
£22,627 - £24,491 per annum (pro rata for part time hours)
Hours per week:
Full and part time hours available
Job Category:
Housing
Vacancy ID:
206252
Employment Location:
YHN House, Newcastle upon Tyne
Number of posts:
3

Job details 

Closing date:
6 May


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Further information

At YHN our vision is to be ‘First for Housing’. We have bold plans for the future and our people are key to us achieving our goals, so we want to attract the very best.

We manage more than 26,000 homes on behalf of Newcastle City Council and provide a huge range of support services to our customers. From benefits and money advice to providing a repairs and maintenance service and supporting customers with their tenancies, we strive to make living easier.

Our new business strategy, Destination 2022, sets out how we’re going to achieve our vision. The journey to Destination 2022 is guided by our values - Ready, Amazing, Revolutionary, Energetic - we live and breathe them and they shape how we work day to day.

We offer a forward thinking and open environment where our people are empowered to make a difference, coupled with competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits. These benefits include flexible working, generous annual leave allowance, local government pension scheme and access to extensive learning and development opportunities plus regular support from your manager.

The Role: You will be part of an innovative team working with vulnerable customers living in our supported living accommodation, you will provide excellent person-centred support to customers in order to improve their quality of life and enable independent living for longer. You will be the first point of contact for customers and stakeholders and will need to liaise with a range of organisations.

Positions available:-:
• Available immediately 2 x permanent, part time positions
• Available from September- permanent, full time position

The Person: Passionate and experienced with working with older and/or vulnerable people, with great communication skills and an understanding of how good housing can enhance customer's lives. You will be a self-motivated, enthusiastic, customer focussed and the ability to work in partnership with a care team.

Most of our full-time vacancies are available on a job share basis, if you want to discuss this option for this vacancy or if you would like to have an informal discussion about the post, please contact leonie.ocarroll@yhn.org.uk or email yhnjobs@newcastle.gov.uk

References will be requested prior to interview for all roles requiring DBS clearance. The successful applicant will not commence in their role until satisfactory DBS clearance is obtained.

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept CV’s, only online applications. To apply, click on the “Apply Now” tab. Any communication sent to you regarding your application will be sent to the email address you have set up on your North East Jobs account, so you will need to ensure that you check your inbox.

YHN is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all groups regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, disability, age, race, maternity and pregnancy, marriage and civil partnership and gender reassignment.

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