Housing Plus Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 28/11/2023 23:59
£26,873 - £28,770 per annum, pro rata (18.5: £13,436 - £14,285 per annum)
Hours per week:
37 and 18.5 hours per week
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne, YHN House
Number of posts:
Closing date:
28 Nov
Further Information
At YHN our vision is to be ‘First for Housing’. We have bold plans for the future and our people are key to us achieving our goals, so we want to attract the very best.
We manage more than 26,000 homes on behalf of Newcastle City Council and provide a huge range of support services to our customers. From benefits and money advice to providing a repairs and maintenance service and supporting customers with their tenancies, we strive to make living easier.
Our values - Ready, Amazing, Revolutionary, Energetic - we live and breathe them, and they shape how we work day-to-day.
We offer a forward thinking and open environment where our people are empowered to make a difference, coupled with competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits. These benefits include flexible working, generous annual leave allowance, local government pension scheme and access to extensive learning and development opportunities plus regular support from your manager.
The Role: Housing Plus Officer (3 x fixed term posts until 28 July 2024)
 2 x 37 hours per week 1 x 18.5 hours (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)

Based at one of our Housing Plus schemes for vulnerable tenants (including older people and people with learning disabilities), you will support independent living and create positive and vibrant communal living spaces. This will involve developing community networks and providing low level person-centred support as well as working with a range of partners. You will have responsibility for building and tenancy management.
The Person: Passionate about working with older and vulnerable people, with great communication skills and an understanding of how good housing support can enhance customer's lives. You will be self-motivated, enthusiastic and customer focussed.
Most of our full-time vacancies are available on a job share basis, if you want to discuss this option for this vacancy or if you would like to have an informal discussion about the post, please contact Lucy McMahon on 07711003687 or email yhnjobs@newcastle.gov.uk
References will be requested prior to interview for all roles requiring DBS clearance. The successful applicant will not commence in their role until satisfactory DBS clearance is obtained.
We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post involves working with children and/or vulnerable adults. If you are successful, we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions and a check of police information.
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YHN is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all groups regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, disability, age, race, maternity and pregnancy, marriage and civil partnership and gender reassignment.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.