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Safe Living Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
21/10/2021 23:59
£29,577 - £32,910 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
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Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne, YHN House
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Job details 

Closing date:
21 Oct

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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 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: Safe Living Officer
Location: YHN Head office is based in Newcastle upon Tyne; current working arrangements are under review and it is expected that this role will work from home, the community, and in the office moving forward (working arrangement to be decided with the appointed candidate).

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to support us in our achieving our Vision of being First for Housing. Your role will be day to day delivery of our Safe Living service, embedding our customer centred approach to managing Anti Social Behaviour on our estates and enabling our communities to influence lasting change in their neighbourhoods through a consistent culture of consideration. You’ll work alongside a team of Safe Living officers and be supported by Safe Living assistants and will have everyday mentoring and coaching support from the Specialist Safe Living Partner; ensuring you are well equipped, supported and informed to deliver amazing Safe Living services. You’ll need to be someone who thrives on supporting customers and have an interest in tackling anti-social behaviour.

A keen problem solver you will need to take a hands on approach to resolve issues quickly, and work with others from across our communities to tackle long standing problem issues across the city. We are looking for someone who is passionate about creating meaningful positive change within our communities that will ensure we have neighbourhoods to be proud of. It will be a busy yet extremely rewarding role.

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 the recruiting manager Natalie Favell Natalie.favell@yhn.org.uk

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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