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Extra Care Scheme Assistant

Date Posted
Application Closing Date
06/11/2020 23:59
36 hours (alternate weekend working required)
£20,000 per annum pro rata

ForHousing is a social purpose business that positively impacts communities by reinvesting profits, building vibrant and safe communities. We know that together we achieve more so we work with a range of like-minded partners to deliver positive change in communities and improve lives.

We are now looking to recruit an Extra Care Scheme Assistant to join us to provide an effective scheme-based function to the Community Wellbeing Team and Tenants residing on the Extra care scheme through the delivery of housing management services and a range of activities that promote health and wellbeing of tenants.

Signposting tenants via referrals to social workers, tenancy support, money advice and other services with the aim to help minimise debt, maximise income and sustain tenancies. You must maintain positive working relationships with the commissioned care company, social workers and health professionals and support the Extra Care Scheme Manager in the overall management of the day to day running of the scheme including the maintenance, appearance and cleanliness of the building and its facilities.

You must ensure all void properties are progressed to ensure minimum void times, liaising with the voids team, Local Authority and other partners to ensure properties are let in a timely manner and that tenancies are sustainable; actively promoting the extra care scheme, show potential customers and partner agencies around the scheme and promote the services provided by ForHousing.

With experience of working within a customer focussed environment and an understanding of current legislation related to tenancy management, anti-social behaviour, rents and supported tenancies, you must have experience in the use of Microsoft office software in particular Outlook, Word, Excel and Access.

Due to the nature of the role, you must have a full driving licence and access to a car for work purposes. This role will also require alternate weekend working.

As well as a generous holiday entitlement, we offer a range of benefits for a rewarding career including a pension scheme and staff discount club membership. We’ll also make sure you get the training and benefits you deserve.

ForHousing is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


ForHousing is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community including those who wish to work part time or reduced hours.

Closing date: 6th November 2020 (may close earlier if sufficient applications have been received)

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