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Neighbourhood Coordinator Swindon & Newbury

Social Worker




Swindon, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Location : Swindon & Newbury Based : Scheme Office within the region Hours : Part time 18 Hours per week Travel : There will be an element of remote/home working for this role, however the successful candidate will need to travel on a frequent basis and have a visible presence on their patch and to undertake mandatory compliance checks. A valid driving license and personal vehicle is essential. Mileage is paid at £0.45 per mile and is calculated from office to office. About Us People come to work for Habinteg because they believe in what matters to us. Inclusion drives all that we do, be that the services we offer to tenants, the environments we create or the homes we deliver. One in four people in this country are disabled but most homes are designed to exclude them. We believe in designing homes and creating neighbourhoods that everyone can share and enjoy. We have 3350 homes across the country from Tyneside to Cornwall. We are champions of the Lifetime Homes Standard and provide expert training and consultancy through our Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) in-house team. About the Role We are looking for a Neighbourhood Coordinator/Housing Officer to support our Swindon and Newbury Schemes. You will be responsible for delivering housing services to our tenants at our schemes in Swindon & Newbury. This is a generic and rewarding housing management role and a challenging one. You will be letting properties, carrying out scheme inspections, including key health and safety checks, helping tenants to keep up to date with their rent, and liaising with social services and occupational health services to ensure tenants can successfully maintain their tenancy and live independently. You will also be dealing with tenancy issues, including management of reports of anti-social behaviour. Lone working will be expected as part of this role however, you will be working as part of a small team managed by the Neighbourhood Manager, and will be expected to achieve stretching and ambitious targets. Tenant engagement is key to Habintegs success and you will work closely with tenant representatives and tenant groups. About You You will be committed and enthusiastic, thriving on the challenges of working independently and the responsibility and rewards that brings. You will have some experience and knowledge of housing management in the social housing sector, and will be committed to Habintegs inclusive housing mission. Computer literacy is needed, as are sound written and verbal communication skills. You will be flexible and agile in your approach, being able to adapt your approach to different circumstances and service demands. Why work for us Multiple opportunities for role related training which can be done online or face to face. This includes professional qualifications relevant to the role. Pension scheme where Habinteg will match your contribution up until 10% Cycle scheme where you can purchase a bike and pay the cost monthly through your salary. Free eye test and a contribution towards new glasses Life assurance scheme Simply Health Dental & Health plan Headspace subscription This post is subject to a clear Enhanced DBS check Closing date: This position will close once filled. Interview date: TBA