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Housing Officer - 6445211352987

Housing Officer - South Shields - £12.35 per hour umbrella - Contract initially until 31st March 2020

Our client is a large public sector organisation who requires a Housing Officer to provide housing services to Housing Plus residents and customers in the wider community.


  • Delivering the Housing Plus service to tenants/customers providing housing related support to service users in accordance with the requirements of legislation, good practice and the Company's policies and procedures.

  • Working with the customer in the development of a support plan which maximises support and their ability to sustain suitable long term housing and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

  • Ensuring that our working practices support effective safeguarding and contribute to a reduced risk of abuse for people who use our service.

  • Providing a range of services to help and support tenants with their duties under the tenancy agreement, including repairs reporting and rent advice.


  • Experience of working with older people providing support.

  • Experience of working with partners

  • Empathy of the needs of elderly people and solutions.

  • Ability to work on own initiative.

  • Team player.

  • A knowledge of and commitment to safeguarding

  • Computer literate and experienced in sue of Microsoft office applications

  • Full Driving Licence & use of a car at work are essential for this role.

  • Some weekend working cover required

strgroup is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.