Housing and Support Officer – Fairoak Housing Association, Kendal

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Fairoak Housing Association

Housing and Support Officer (37.5hrs)

£24,531 per annum | Permanent position

Fairoak Housing Association has a vacancy within our busy supported housing team based in Kendal. Our mission is to provide safe, accessible and supportive accommodation that meets the needs and desires of each of our customers allowing them to lead as independent and fulfilling lives as possible.

As a Housing and Support Officer, you will be responsible for managing a range of supported living properties across Cumbria and the North East as well as playing a key role in the development and growth of our supported housing services. You will also take the lead in developing Friends of Fairoak which will involve fundraising and recruiting volunteers to enable our tenants to learn new skills, new hobbies and access leisure and social activities that are available in the community.

All of our tenants are people who have a learning or other disability and this ensures that the work is challenging and rewarding, but also requires members of the team to be good communicators and have excellent problem solving skills.

The core responsibilities of this role include lettings, property inspections, organising repairs and maintenance, tenant participation, providing housing related support, fundraising, marketing and producing newsletters and other written reports.

The post is fulltime covering Monday to Friday 9.00am-5.00pm and you will also be required to take part in our on-call rota.

We offer the chance to work as part of our friendly and motivated team, generous holidays, contributory pension and excellent training opportunities.

Download an application form from our website at www.fairoakhousing.co.uk or contact our office on 01539 720082. The closing date for completed applications is 3rd December 2018

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