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Working at Habinteg

We believe that mutual commitment and shared responsibility is key. Everything we do is underpinned by our four cultural values. In everything we do we aim to be:

Agile – We will continuously improve the way we work, creating an environment that is flexible, enabling, resilient, and transformational

Accountable – We will work collaboratively to achieve results. All of our staff will take personal as well as collective responsibility and ownership for achieving our goals.

Ambitious – We aim for excellence and will challenge ourselves to be forward thinking, positive, and progressive. We encourage and invite positive challenge and will work at finding solutions. We will question assumptions, provoke new ideas and think creatively.

Attentive – We will listen to each other, our customers and external partners. When taking difficult actions we will be caring, compassionate, and conscientious.

Habinteg is an equal opportunities employer aims to be an employer of choice. We offer a comprehensive and person-centred employment package to our staff. This includes:

  • Flexible approach to working week including full-time, part-time and job-sharing possibilities.
  • Annual interest-free season ticket loan.
  • Welcoming, accessible work environments.
  • Training and development programme including study leave.
  • Ethical pension scheme from the Pensions Trust.
  • Secondment opportunities.

Being open and honest about our performance is an essential part of our culture. This is why we place importance on independent assessment of our organisation as an employer. We are proud to hold a Gold Standard Investors in People accreditation.

Current vacancies

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NC Bristol

Role: Neighbourhood Coordinator
Based
: Gainsborough Court, Lockleaze, Bristol [with some home working due to COVID]
Areas covered: North Bristol [you may be required to drive to other schemes across the South West to cover leave] 
                           A personal car is essential
Hours: Part-time - 16 hours per week
Salary: £10,539.18

About the Role

You will be responsible for delivering housing services to our tenants at our schemes in North Bristol. This is a generic and rewarding housing management role - and a challenging one. You will be managing 19 accessible homes, you will be responsible for letting properties, carrying out scheme inspections, including key health and safety checks, helping tenants to keep up to date with their rent, and liaising with social services and occupational health services to ensure tenants can successfully maintain their tenancy and live independently. You will also be dealing with tenancy issues, including managing reports of anti-social behaviour.

This role is part of a small disperse team managed by the Neighbourhood Manager, and for the majority of the time you will be lone working. Despite this, we work as a team to achieve stretching and ambitious targets to deliver an excellent service. Tenant engagement is also key to Habinteg’s success so you will work closely with tenant representatives and tenant groups.

 

About You

You will be committed and enthusiastic, thriving on the challenges of working independently and the responsibility and rewards that brings. You will have some experience and knowledge of housing management in the social housing sector, and will be committed to Habinteg’s inclusive housing mission.

Computer literacy is needed, as are sound written and verbal communication skills.

You will be flexible and agile in your approach, being able to adapt your approach to different circumstances and service demands.

Please here for a recruitment pack.

Closing date: Wednesday 18th November 2019
Interview date: Thursday 26th November 2019

Rent and Service Charge Accountant

Based: Remote with occasional presence in our London Head Office
Hours: Full-time 35 hours
Salary: £39,100

About the Role

This role of the Rent and Service Charge Accountant will be fundamental to providing customer’s with an excellent service as well as having responsibility for the organisation’s main income stream. Reporting to the Head of Finance, the key responsibilities of the Rent and Service Charge Accountant are to:

  • Take sole responsibility for Habinteg’s Rent and Service Charge accounting, including setting Rents and Service Charges, maintaining accurate data, and reporting the state of Rent and Service Charges to the EMT and the Board
  • Be the organisational lead for Rents and Service Charge policy – staying up to date on current legislation, ensuring best practice at all times as well as informing the organisation of any legislative changes
  • Lead on various projects with Rent and Service Charge such as data cleansing, moving away from manual data towards automation, as well as investigating and enacting methods to improve efficiency
  • Perform the annual Rent and Service Charge reviews, in addition to ad hoc reviews to ensure income is maximised and errors are minimised
  • Ensure Business as Usual is maintained during peak times of the year, meeting key weekly and monthly deadlines, as well as being responsible for preparing relevant regulatory reports.

About You

As a sole role within Rent and Service Charge, this CV enhancing position will give you autonomy over the function, meaning this is an opportunity to shape the role yourself, with success being measured through achieving accuracy and efficiency as well as delivering on projects to lead the function forwards for the future. The role comes with a strong benefits package, including flexible working, and joins a bright and close-knit team in the heart of London with excellent transport links. To be considered, please meet the following criteria:

  • Have excellent data manipulation and analysis skills, ideally demonstrated within Rent and/or Service Charge accounting, though candidates with excellent Excel skills without prior relevant experience are still encouraged to apply
  • Demonstrate an awareness of, and desire to remain up to date with, current Housing legislation and regulations
  • Have strong people skills, communication ability, and the maturity to take the lead on a crucial area of income for a successful organisation. 

Closing date: Thursday 3rd December 2020
Interview date: TBA

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the HR department:
E-mail: recruitment@habinteg.org.uk

 

Capital and Treasury Accountant

Role: Capital and Treasury Accountant 
Based
: London / Remote
Hours: Full-time 35 hours/week
Salary: £46,300

About Us

People come to work for Habinteg because they believe in what matters to us. Inclusion drives all that we do, be that the services we offer to tenants, the environments we create or the homes we deliver. One in four people in this country are disabled but most homes are designed to exclude them. We believe in designing homes and creating neighbourhoods that everyone can share and enjoy.  We have 3350 homes across the country from Tyneside to Cornwall. We are champions of the Lifetime Homes Standard and provide expert training and consultancy through our Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) in-house team.

We are committed to building an organisation that is Agile, Accountable, Ambitious and Attentive and we strive to incorporate these values in everything that we do.

 

About the Role

To be responsible for all aspects of Habinteg’s Treasury management activity including management of banking, cash and loan portfolio.

To be responsible for the development and maintenance of the Association’s Asset & Liabilities Register.

To be the Finance lead on the Association’s fixed assets including approvals, accounting and budget management and maintenance of appropriate registers.

To be the Finance lead on the financial control and management of development activity.

 

About You

  • You will have a minimum two years’ experience of working in a similar role.
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding and application of relevant accounting standards.
  • Have proven track record of robust forecasting of organisational cash flows.
  • Must be able to demonstrate experience of working to strict timetables. We are looking for someone who is adaptable, creative and has a keenness to learn and develop professionally.

 

Closing date for the position is Thursday 3rd December 2020

Interview date: TBC 

Benefits

Benefits

For more than 50 years, we have worked to provide inclusive and accessible homes and neighbourhoods. With over 3,300 properties in England and Wales across 86 Local Authorities, we are as passionate as ever about what accessible homes can mean for the lives of people who need them.

We aim to help other providers and decision makers to understand the social and business case for building accessible communities. We do this by sharing both our technical expertise and the insights we gain working with our own tenants and other disabled people looking for accessible places to live.

Read our corporate plan

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