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Health and Safety Officer

Employer: MHS Homes
Close date: Wednesday 19/01/2022

Location: Chatham, Kent Interview date (week commencing) : 07/02/2022 Salary: £34,432 Employment type: Permanent Team: Health & Safety Hours: 37 We have an exciting new role as part of our Health and Safety Team. We’re looking for a Health and Safety Officer to join us to inspire and influence others to the benefits of working responsibly, understanding the legal framework and showing how safety, health and environmental management can enhance mhs homes work activities. We’re looking for someone that is passionate about protecting others from harm, making sure our staff are safe when working and that our customers can be safe in their homes. You’ll love building relationships and working with other teams to help come up with solutions and offer advice to colleagues. You’ll know what good practice looks like and have an eye for spotting opportunities to improve our management systems. Specifically, you’ll need: Experience carrying out site inspections and audits without supervision Experience leading on and supporting investigations A full driving license and car to get out and about to site visits A level 3 qualification in H&S Data analysis skills using Excel Great communication skills Experience advising managers and colleagues on health and safety matters We offer: A performance based annual bonus Company pension matched contributions up to 6% Training and opportunities for continuing professional development Flexible staff benefits including a cycle to work scheme 28 days holiday a year + Bank Holidays and the option to buy/sell holiday A range of wellbeing activities Enhanced family leave policies Essential car user allowance A fantastic working office environment overlooking the River Medway that’s accessible and inclusive Free on-site parking and disabled parking Regular social and charitable events and a volunteering day A great team of colleagues to work with Access to two holiday homes in Dorset and Norfolk We’re Investors in Diversity accredited and a Disability Confident employer. This means if you tell us you have a disability and meet the minimum requirements for the job, we’ll offer you an interview. We can be flexible when assessing people so everyone has the best opportunity to demonstrate they can do the job. The Role Profile is attached to the link below, and gives further details about this job. Also attached are our Leadership Behaviours for this role. If you’d like to discuss this role further, please contact talia.cruse@mhs.org.uk To find out more, view supporting information and to apply please follow the link below:  

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Facilities Assistant

Employer: Town and Country Housing
Close date: Wednesday 19/01/2022

TCH are looking for a Facilities Assistant! The role is to assist in the management of buildings, services and processes that support the core business. To help ensure that the organisation has the best working environment for its employees and that it remains a legally compliant employer.

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Customer Service Advisor (Full and Part time positions)

Employer: Town and Country Housing
Close date: Sunday 23/01/2022

If you are looking for a new role, or the perfect opportunity to get into housing, look no further than our Customer Service Advisor role! We are looking for full and part time Customer Service Advisors to join our busy team. The role is to provide housing advise in all areas of the business to our residents. As first point of call you will need to have excellent Customer Service skills, good IT skills and a good telephone manor. We will then teach you all of the knowledge. We are a wonderfully friendly organisation so if you feel you are suited, come and join us!

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Affordable Housing and Enabling Officer

Employer: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
Close date: Monday 24/01/2022

Are you interested in playing a vital role in the delivery of affordable housing for Tunbridge Wells Borough Council? Could you bring knowledge about housing, planning and viability together to develop opportunities to deliver affordable housing? If you answered yes, the post we’re seeking to fill could be for you. We’re looking to recruit a full time Affordable Housing and Enabling Officer supporting and enabling the delivery of affordable housing for Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, and securing Section 106 funding in lieu of affordable housing when this is not viable. Working with planning services, landowners, developers, registered providers and other charitable housing providers your focus will be to increase affordable housing delivery in the Borough through partnership working, through applying housing planning and policies and your own knowledge and experience. About the role: The Affordable Housing and Enabling Officer will work independently on key aspects of affordable housing delivery, including providing advice and assistance to the planning service, landowners, developers and housing providers to secure and increase affordable housing delivery. You will represent the borough and be the key contact in negotiations with developers, landowners and Register Providers, as well as providing expert advice for enabling affordable housing on development sites in the borough and negotiating with key funding organisations such as the Homes England to support affordable housing delivery. You will also be the key contact for external agencies and Councillors in dealing with issues pertaining to affordable housing and affordable housing providers. You will also provide reports and briefings for senior officers and Members on affordable housing matters. In addition, you will make recommendations on the options available for the spending of S.106 commuted sums. About you: You should have a good understanding of national, regional, and local planning policy and associated legislative requirements and funding guidance and have a good understanding of viability matters. You should be well organised, focussed, forward thinking, analytical, a team player, and should have a flexible approach to work. We welcome applications from individuals from the public and/or private sector who have knowledge and background in planning and/or housing including knowledge of how financial viability impacts on delivery of affordable housing. Additional benefits for this post include 26 days annual leave (increasing to 29 days after 5 years continuous Local Government service) plus an additional day in December and bank holidays.  Membership of the Local Government (CARE – Career Average (Revalued Earnings) Pension Scheme, as well as invaluable training opportunities for continuing professional development. Take a look here at the additional benefits that we offer. To find out more take a look at the Job Description and Person Specification below.  For an informal discussion about this post, you can contact Stuart Clifton, Housing Services Manager, on 01892 554608 or stuart.clifton@tunbridgewells.gov.uk

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Money Support Officer

Employer: Town and Country Housing
Close date: Wednesday 26/01/2022

If you would like to join a friendly organisation and have experience in offering financial support, then look no further than our Money Support Officer role! You will be assisting our residents with budgeting and advising them on the different benefits that they can claim. Good knowledge of the benefits system as well as experience in support are needed for this role.

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Marketing Assistant (Part time)

Employer: Town and Country Housing
Close date: Wednesday 26/01/2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Love Living Homes Team as a Marketing Assistant. This new role is initially a 12-month fixed term contract, with flexibility as to how these hours are distributed with the opportunity for some remote working once established in the role.  Reporting into the Marketing Manager, this role is great opportunity for someone with excellent organisational skills, good attention to detail and someone looking to pursue a career in marketing. You will become an integral part of our small, but growing team, and will help us deliver the brands ambitious growth strategy.

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Estate Services Team Leader

Employer: Town and Country Housing
Close date: Sunday 30/01/2022

Our Estates Team is recruiting! We are currently looking for an Estate Services Team Leader to manage a small group of people who are responsible for the on-site inspections of all internal and external communal areas on our estates. As Estate Services Team Leader you will need to ensure that any health and safety issues are identified and prioritised by our maintenance contractors, and that they are reported promptly by the Estate Contract Officers. If you think you’re the right person for the role, then please let us know by applying

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Estate Contract Officer

Employer: Town and Country Housing
Close date: Sunday 30/01/2022

We’re expanding our Estates Team! We’re looking to recruit three new members to help manage our estates and blocks. Do you care about people and the places where they live? Then this role could be perfect for you. From inspections of internal and external communal areas, to providing a responsive customer-focused service to our residents, this role carries a variety of responsibilities meaning no two days look the same. If you think you possess the skills and abilities to fill this role and would like to join the Town & Country family, then please come forward and apply.

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Supported Living Advisor (part-time)

Employer: mhs Homes
Close date: Sunday 30/01/2022

About the role: You’ll work as part of a team, providing an effective, customer focused support service for residents within the Supported Living schemes 60+ and Outreach Service for mhs general needs residents aged 55+.  You will need to liaise with relatives, statutory and voluntary agencies to enable service users to receive the support they need to maintain their independence. You will be expected to provide a service in line with mhs homes’ policies and procedure and fulfil the criteria of the Quality Assessment Framework for the Housing Related Support agenda, and be responsible for the administration and day to day management of the schemes. This is a part-time role, working on the following rota:
  • Week 1:  8am - 4pm, Thursdays and Fridays
  • Week 2: 8am - 4pm, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
About you: We’re looking for somebody who is highly motivated, hardworking and a strong team player.  You’ll need to be organised and efficient, be able to work quickly and accurately under pressure and be adaptable to changing and challenging roles.  No two days are the same. Experience of working with older people is essential. Previous floating support experience would also be very helpful. You’ll need to be able to communicate with all types of people, and be able to work on your own as well as be part of the team. You must also have a full valid UK driving licence and ownership of a car is essential. An enhanced level DBS check will be required, and you'll need to provide evidence of your right to work in the United Kingdom. We offer:
  • Pension contributions matched up to 6%
  • 28 days holiday (pro rata) and the option to buy/sell holiday
  • Flexible Working
  • Training & Development
  • A great team of colleagues to work with
  • Regular charitable events and a range of wellbeing activities
  • Enhanced family leave policies
  • A really competitive package of flexible employee benefits
  • Access to 2 holiday homes in Dorset and Norfolk
Next steps: Does the opportunity to help to shape our journey to become an agile, responsive, customer focused and digitally empowered organisation at a leading housing association excite you? If so, we would love to hear from you. Interviews will be held on Friday 4th February 2022,, and will reflect prevailing guidance in relation to COVID-19. To find out what it's like to work here, view our recruitment video. Instructions for potential applicants: Please note we're using an anonymised recruitment process for this role. This means the shortlisting panel will only see personal details or CVs if you're shortlisted for interview. Therefore, shortlisting will be done based on your application form and supporting statement. Please complete all sections fully. We’re Investors in Diversity accredited, and a Disability Confident employer. This means if you tell us you have a disability and meet the minimum requirements for the job, we’ll offer you an interview. We can be flexible when assessing people so everyone has the best opportunity to demonstrate they can do the job.

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