Housing Assistant


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Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Fixed Term Contract
Contract Details:
Fixed Term Contract for up to 12 months
circa £19,000
Working Hours:
Homebased North West
Closing Date:
Housing Management
Region / Division:
Your Housing Group
Business Unit:
Housing Management

Job Introduction

Job Title: Housing Assistant  

Salary Banding: circa £19,000.00

Job Location: Homebased North West

Contract Duration:  Fixed Term Contract for up to 12 months

Hours (weekly): 35 - Monday - Friday

Are you driven to achieve results? Are you looking for more than an admin role where you’re part of a great team?

Due to an internal promotion, Your Housing Group has an exciting opportunity for a homebased Housing Assistant for a period of up to 12 months covering a secondment.  As this is a secondment, there is the potential the role could be extended or made permanent. 

You will be homebased and living in the North West, as there’ll be occasional travel to our Head Office, in Birchwood, Warrington, for meetings and training.

You will provide advice and guidance to housing applicants on our choice-based lettings schemes, with responsibility for processing of invoices and raising Purchase Orders.  You will be performance driven, with the ability to manage your own workload and meet targets.

As a Housing Assistant, you’ll have….

  • experience administrating data and documentation
  • experience maintaining accurate records
  • the ability to a successfully manage tasks to deadline 
  • excellent communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships, internally and with external partners
  • a proven passion for handling customer and stakeholder enquiries through to resolution

You will be confident speaking with customers, as you’ll support with all aspects of gas compliance, including contacting our customers, compiling daily updates, and liaising with our compliance team and external contractors.

What do we have to offer You?

  • A competitive salary of around £19,000.00 pa    
  • 22 days annual leave per annum
  • 3 additional days annual leave to be taken between Christmas & New Year
  • All Bank Holidays
  • A Pension Scheme with contributions matched to 8%
  • A Cash Back Healthcare plan (claiming back for things like dentist and opticians’ visits)
  • Discounted digital gift cards (eg The White Company)
  • Cycle Scheme

Your Housing Group has over 29,000 homes across the North West, Yorkshire, and the Midlands. Our residents range from teenagers, right through to retirement age and beyond with varying requirements, needs and support. We also have an innovative private rental offer too! 

Prior to application, please review the attached Role Profile to better understand the role and key responsibilities.

Closing date: 3rd February 2022

We may close this vacancy earlier than the date indicated above, therefore, you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.

Your Housing Group values diversity and encourages applications from all communities. Your Housing Group operates a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for tenants or anyone who resides in a Your Housing Group property (although some roles exclude tenants due to the access to confidential tenancy information).  It also operates the scheme for any applicants who declare they have a disability. Those applicants who meet the minimum requirements for the role as set out in the advert and role profile will be guaranteed an interview.  Some roles may be subject to probity checks which will override the scheme, where a potential conflict of interest or a probity matter has been identified.  YHG1

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