Grand Union Housing Group

  • Shefford
Grand Union Housing is a strong regional housing group with a people centred culture, delivering excellent local services. We believe we have a responsibility to serve all sections of the community. We value the difference and uniqueness in people, our organisations and communities. We aim to keep our promises, be honest and reliable, and build living partnerships through the way we work.

We are currently looking for a caring and friendly person to help us deliver an independent living service to individuals in their own homes. The service is provided predominantly to older people and focuses on housing related support and services.

In this rewarding role, it will be your responsibility to advocate for our tenants, empowering them in the context of independent living so that they have the skills and knowledge to maintain their home. You will help to ensure that our customers are aware of the services and benefits available to them and that any areas of concern, such as rent arrears and neighbourhood disputes, are resolved.

The successful candidate will already have experience of working with people who have support needs. A team player, you will have good interpersonal skills and a caring and empathetic manner. You must have good IT skills, administrative experience and the ability to assess risks including living environments.

Due to the nature of the role, you must have a flexible approach to changing circumstances and a willingness to take on new tasks and experiences. You must also be able to travel effectively to all our sites and take part in an on call rota.

Please note the successful candidate will undergo DBS checks.

Closing date: 5pm 20 April 2018

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 1 May 2018