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Housing Assistant (Wellbeing), Bath 

Ref: OPSW/HAW/PPB

Salary: £21,874 per annum (pro rata)

Hours: 17.5 hours per week (9.30am – 4.00pm Tuesday and Thursday and 10.00am - 3.30pm on either Saturday or Sunday on a rota basis)

Closing date: 30 May 2019

What you’ll be doing

This role involves providing an outstanding front-line housing management service at an Extra Care Housing estate. You’ll provide outstanding customer service which will include promoting resident engagement and facilitation of social inclusion activities for customers and the outer community.  Delivering group activities that stimulate and increase customers feeling of wellbeing. You will support residents and work as part of a team to deliver a seamless service.

Key responsibilities

  • Supporting the Extra Care Estate Manager in the smooth running of the estate
  • Maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Signposting residents to access appropriate services and support
  • Carryout a range of administrative tasks
  • Working alongside the Housing Assistant (Property) to provide a seamless and flexible service to customers

Who we need

We are looking for people who share our values and believe in our mission and vision. This role will be multifaceted and we need individuals with a 'can do' attitude. The role will be fast paced and you will need to have a flexible and resilient approach.

Key experience and skills

You do not need to have previous estate or housing experience as we’ll provide an in-depth training programme covering all aspects of estate practice.

  • Demonstrate a good working knowledge of co-ordinating activities that stimulate and increase customers feeling of wellbeing
  • Excellent customer service skills, with ability to engage with multiple stakeholders
  • Be able to demonstrate and empathise with the needs of older people
  • Ability and experience of managing conflicting and multiple priorities
  • High level of flexibility and ability to travel

We need people who are friendly, calm and have the ability to work with a wide range of people. Being well organised and computer literate is essential.

Who we are

Anchor Hanover Group is the largest provider of specialist housing and care for people in later life in England, employing more than 9,000 people throughout England. We provide more than 60,000 homes for older people and are a trusted care provider with more than 100 care homes.

We know that quality services start with quality people. We work hard to be recognised as a leading employer and are committed to retaining and attracting the best in our industry.

At Anchor Hanover Group we believe in values. We are Accountable, Respectful, Courageous and Honest. We believe our people should be proud of the work they do making a difference to society and our customers.

What we offer

We believe in supporting you and have a range of lifestyle benefits to ensure a good work-life balance, and a positive sense of wellbeing. Our attractive packages include:

  • 25 days annual leave, excluding bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff)
  • Contributory pension scheme, with employer contributions and non-contributory life assurance
  • Family friendly policies, including enhanced maternity and paternity pay, and flexible working patterns
  • O2 and other discounts for staff
  • A commitment to growing you through training, professional qualification support and individual development plans

About the role

  • In addition to submitting an online application, please also forward a copy of your CV to hr@anchorhanover.org.uk with the subject line “Pemberley Place Recruitment”
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  • Location: Pemberley Place, Beckford Drive, Lansdown, Bath, BA1 9DX
  • Interview date: 14 June 2019 at Hanover Court, Salisbury Road, Larkhall, Bath, BA1 6QX
  • Employment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Anchor Hanover Group has been formed as part of a recent merger between Anchor Trust and Hanover Housing Association. As such Anchor Hanover Group is going through a period of organisational change and this position may be reviewed in 2019.

To find out more about our recent merger, please visit the Our merger pages.

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