Housing Management Worker

Oasis Community Housing Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland

Salary Grade A: £18,500 per annum.

The band goes up to £19,500 per annum, however, this is dependent on annual performance review

Hours: 37 hours per week Monday to Friday, with some flexibility to meet the requirements of the post

Job Purpose:  

To support the delivery of property based Crisis, Empower and Home projects through the provision of housing management functions into the existing and growing organisational property portfolio. Working with colleagues in the Housing Management Team, you will ensure health and safety obligations are met, the properties are suitably decorated and furnished, repairs and maintenance is scheduled as required, rents and service charges accounts are monitored and managed effectively, and voids are filled in accordance with the organisational policies and procedures and undertake other housing related tasks as required.

The existing property portfolio consists of 66 properties; owned, leased by, and used as a result of Management Agreements, by OCH Crisis Services, Home, Empower, and let on the open market. Properties have a variety of purposes, and residents.

You will be qualified to NVQ2 or equivalent in a relevant subject and have experience as a supported housing worker and/or housing worker to including experience of health and safety, arrears management, working as part of a team, and safeguarding.  An understanding of the benefits system is also required.  Prior experience and oversight of a portfolio of properties and housing management responsibilities are essential for this role.

OCH is a Christian response to homelessness and disadvantage providing housing, support and other specialised services. We welcome applicants from all faiths or none, but it is important that all employees understand and sympathise with the Christian vision, ethos and culture of the organisation

Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, meeting essential criteria and Enhanced DBS (dependent on role).


To download an Application Pack please visit https://oasiscommunityhousing.org/what-you-can-do/vacancies/

(please note that CVs are not accepted).

Closing date for applications is 29th September 2021

Completed applications should be sent to recruitment@oasiscommunityhousing.org

Please note – we are unable to contact candidates who have not been shortlisted, if you do not hear from Oasis within six weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful.

Oasis Community Housing is an equal opportunities employer

Registered charity no. 1107554.