Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
£24693.00-£27436.00 per year
Temporary
Job description

New opportunity not to be missed! Centrepoint, the UK’s leading youth homelessness charity, is looking for Housing Officer to join our Independent Living Team based in Manchester. In return, you will receive a competitive salary plus excellent benefits.

This is a 9 months fixed term opportunity covering maternity leave with a closing date of 14th December 2021.

We help vulnerable young people by giving them the practical and emotional support they need to find a job and live independently.

Together with our partners, we support thousands of homeless young people each year.

We are looking for an experienced housing management professional to manage the Centrepoint Independent Living Service in Manchester 

This is an exciting time to be joining the team as we grow the Independent Living Service in Manchester over the next 18 months. For more info about the Independent Living programme see

The ideal candidate will have experience of social housing general needs management with knowledge or skills gained within Housing Association, charitable or local authority housing roles. Knowledge or experience of supported housing functions would also be an advantage. 

You will be responsible for providing a fully generic tenancy and estate management function for an initially small portfolio of existing properties within the Greater Manchester and City region. This part of the role involves working in your housing patch during working hours to provide direct support and management to independent living tenants. You will manage your own caseload - following policies and procedures in order to meet service objectives and KPIs

In return for your efforts you’ll receive a competitive salary, excellent training and development, and a host of staff benefits including:

- 25 days of annual leave per year, rising by one day per year to a maximum of 27 days

- Excellent training package to ensure you have the skills and knowledge to build a new career

- Employer pension contributions of 4%

- Clear career progressions, linked to portfolio work, that enables movement up the pay scale

- Access to Cycle 2 Work loan scheme

- An interest-free travel loan

We seek to challenge discrimination and are committed to fairness and equality within Centrepoint. We welcome applications from anyone with direct experience of being homeless or using young people's services.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to join our team as a Housing Officer click ‘Apply’ now!

More about Centrepoint

Centrepoint is the UK’s leading charity for homeless young people.

Supporting over 10,900 16-25 year olds ... Read more

Refreshed on: 07 December 2021
Closed date: 14 December 2021
Job ref: FI430140ManHOIL
Tags: Housing Management