Bristol, City of Bristol Manchester, Greater Manchester City of London, London

London - Circa £23,050 per annum + Excellent benefits, National - Circa £18,950 per annum + Excellent benefits

Permanent, Full-time

PA18/04/2019

Job Description

Policy Assistant
Salary: London - Circa £23,050 per annum + Excellent benefits, National - Circa £18,950 per annum + Excellent benefits
Location: London, Bristol or Manchester
Contract: Permanent

Do you want to be part of a high performing, high profile organisation, full of smart, committed colleagues all determined to end the housing crisis? Then join the National Housing Federation as a Policy Assistant. No two days are ever the same but each one is dedicated to supporting housing associations to succeed.

The National Housing Federation is the trade body for housing associations in England. Our housing association members provide 2.6m homes for six million people. We are the voice of affordable housing in England, and believe everyone should have the home they need at a price they can afford. We operate at the forefront of the political debate and our work affects the lives of millions of people across the country.

As a Policy Assistant, you will play a vital support role to the Federation's policy team, as well as working across the organisation. Being flexible and adaptable in your approach will enable you to support the team with competing priorities and deadlines.

You will be comfortable working across a range of different areas, which may include housing supply, homelessness and welfare, and be able to get up to speed with new information quickly. Excellent communication skills and exceptional standards of customer service are vital for this role.
This role offers a fantastic opportunity to gain exposure to housing and social policy and to develop your research, analytical, communication and organisational skills.

This is a great opportunity to join an organisation making a real impact. 

The Federation is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and we value the contribution each individual makes to our work. We are committed to ensuring our workforce reflects the diversity of the society in which we live and encourage applications from people of all different backgrounds, regardless of all protected characteristics or social background.

We are a disability confident employer and if you are a disabled person who demonstrates you meet the skills and experience we consider essential for the role, we will offer you an interview.

If you are interested in this role, please apply on our website, under current vacancies

We look forward to hearing from you!

Closing date for applications: Thursday 2 May 2019
Interview date: Monday 20 May 2019 / Tuesday 21 May 2019

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