• Salary:
    £30,000 - £35,000 per year
  • Location:
  • Vacancy type:
  • Closing Date:
    23 July 2024

We have an opportunity for a Housing Officer to join our team in Plymouth.

You'll manage your own diary with a mix of working from home, office and out with our customers.

This is a full time permanent role with a starting salary of £30,000 to £35,000 depending on your experience.


Your role

You'll be delivering a professional and high-quality mixed tenure service to our customers, using your knowledge and skills to resolve a range of housing management challenges.

This could include anti-social behaviour, housing and neighbourhood issues, contract related breaches or changes, fraud and safeguarding.

You'll be an integral part of ensuring our neighbourhoods are safe, whilst listening to our customers needs and making changes when needed.

You'll balance your caseload with projects, shaping sustainable communities that develop an inclusive environment for our customers.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • The ability to proactively manage a complex caseload 
  • Strong communication skills with previous experience of working with customers in a demanding environment.
  • Experience in providing an Excellent customer service, contributing to us achieving a 90% customer satisfaction rate
  • Previous experience, or a knowledge of delivering housing management services
  • Experience of using computer systems, for example Microsoft Office
  • The ability to establish, develop and maintain effective working relationships with all work colleagues, contractors and partnering agencies
  • Some of the roles will involve line management responsibilities for our Scheme Officers operating in our Housing for Older People schemes.

You'll need to be prepared to travel and have a full UK driving licence and access to your own transport.

A DBS check will be undertaken for the successful candidate.


What we can offer you

As a member of the Localities Team you will be part of a friendly, dedicated and supportive working environment.

We invest in our people, and you will be able to develop your skills and be part of something that makes a real difference to people's lives. This role can give you the opportunity for a career within a successful and diverse organisation.

Some of our benefits include:

  • £450 yearly flexible benefit pot to use against benefits of your choice
  • Flexible working
  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays (with an extra day every year up to 30 days)
  • A chance to buy or sell holiday as part of our flexible benefits package
  • A generous pension scheme matching up to 12%
  • Life cover as soon as you join us
  • You will be a part of our Recognition scheme where you can be gifted retail vouchers
  • A range of wellbeing discounts including Gym Memberships
  • A wide selection of other benefits available


About us

It's an exciting time to be a part of the team as Sovereign have joined forces with Network Homes to form SNG (Sovereign Network Group). Together we provide over 84,000 homes and invest in communities across London and the South of England. Our purpose is to provide good affordable homes in thriving communities that people love for generations.

We invest for the long term, in individual homes, our customers and work with partners to make a lasting difference to our neighbourhoods. Sovereign Network Group's financial strength will enable us to meet housing needs, regenerate places and build on the existing strengths in our communities.

We are committed to our Equality Diversity and Inclusion strategy and believe that you can truly be yourself at SNG. Take a look at our careers site to learn more about us and our values.

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