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Working at Habinteg

We believe that mutual commitment and shared responsibility is key. We are an equal opportunities employer and aim to be an employer of choice. Everything we do is underpinned by our four cultural values: Agile, Accountable, Ambitious and Attentive.

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.
  • Welcoming, accessible work environments including remote working
  • Training and development programme
  • Ethical pension scheme from the Pensions Trust.
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Eye test
  • Cycle scheme
  • Subscription payment

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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Head of Housing

Hours/Week: 35hours/week Full-time
Salary: cc £65k
Location: Hybrid working – main offices in London / Bradford / Other locations will be considered
Travel: Regular travel to our different housing schemes across England to meet local colleagues and tenants will be required as part of this role.

 

About the Role

‘Towards 2026’ is the name of our brand-new four-year strategy that we have just launched at Habinteg. The strategy captures the priorities that staff and tenants told us about, and so we now have an approach that sets out three strategic themes for the next four years: Customer Focus, Leading the Way and being Fit for the Future.

Every role at Habinteg is key to us achieving our objectives, and the new Head of Housing role is no different. This role will be there to both support the strategic direction of Habinteg, as well as strong leadership for the delivery of our Housing services. To support you, you will have a team of 8 Neighbourhood Managers and their teams, equating to roughly 30 members of staff spread nationally.

We want our tenants to be satisfied with our work and happy to be a part of Habinteg, so as Head of Housing, your aim will be to deliver a high-quality service by acting on feedback, and being customer-focussed. This will involve developing and strengthening our teams so that every decision and action we make is customer-focussed and supports our mission of sustaining independent lives for our tenants.  

The Head of Housing will also join our Operational Management Team (OMT) where you will also have oversight and influence of other areas in the business, as well as supporting our Executive Management TEAM (EMT) and Board when required.

 

About You

You will be self-motivated and committed to delivering a high-quality customer service.  An experienced housing management professional, ideally with a range of experience motivating people, delivering innovation and a great service to customers. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate an understanding and commitment to Habinteg’s inclusive housing mission.

You will need to demonstrate experience in delivering housing management at a senior level, understanding of relevant legislation, delivering compliant and value for money services.

You will be flexible and agile in your approach, being able to adapt to different circumstances and travel to different locations in England.


A full job description is available here.

Closing date: Monday 29th August 2022
First interview date: Tuesday 6th September
Second interview date: Monday 19th September

HR Administrator

Based:  London area - Hybrid working
Hours: Full time – 35 Hours per week (Permanent)
Salary: £25,000- £27,000
Reporting to: HR Business Partner Operations

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.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the HR Team here at Habinteg. The successful candidate will support the HR Business Partners in delivering an efficient HR service to our employees and external clients across the country. Your role will act as the first port of call to all employees and external partners across the country for all HR related queries. As well as general day to day tasks such as recruitment and payroll, HR analytics will also form part of this role so excellent attention to detail is vital.
We are committed to developing your HR skills to enable you to flourish into a future HR leader.

About You

We are looking for candidates who are committed and enthusiastic, thriving on working both independently as well as part of a small team. Ideal candidates should have the ability to manage own workload.

Being organised and able to prioritise is vital, as is having good communicative and relationship building skills, as you will work with various people across the whole business. 

Computer literacy is essential, 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.

Travel for meetings across the country is occasionally required.

Why work for us

  • Multiple opportunities for role related training which can be done online or face to face. This includes professional qualifications relevant to the role.
  • Pension scheme where Habinteg will match your contribution up until 10%
  • Cycle scheme where you can purchase a bike and pay the cost monthly through your salary.
  • Free eye test and a contribution towards new glasses
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Simply Health Plan
  • Health & Wellbeing support

Closing date: This role will remain open until the position is filled

To apply please click on the recruitment portal button above.

For a copy of the job description, here

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the HR department:
E-mail: recruitment@habinteg.org.uk
Tel: 020 7822 8700

 

 

Neighbourhood Coordinator - North West London

Based: Edgware HA8 8YD
Hours: Part time - 16 hours per week (Permanent)  
Salary: £13,526.25
Travel:  There will be an element of remote/home working for this role, however the successful candidate will need to travel at least once a week to schemes in North West London for compliance checks. A valid driving license and personal vehicle is essential. Mileage is paid at £0.45 per mile and is calculated from office to office. 

 

About the Role

You will be responsible for delivering housing services to our tenants at our schemes in Barnet. This is a generic and rewarding housing management role - and a challenging one. You will be 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 extensive management of reports of anti-social behaviour. It is important that you have experience of managing ASB. 

Lone working will be expected as part of this role however you will be working as part of a small team managed by the Neighbourhood Manager, and will be expected to achieve stretching and ambitious targets. Tenant engagement is key to Habinteg’s success and 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 a requirement, 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. 

Click here for the job description

This role will remain open until the position has been filled so don't miss submitting your application!

Compliance Contracts Manager - Building Safety

Based:  London Old Street – Hybrid  
Hours: Full time – 35 Hours per week (Permanent)
Salary: £49,488
Reporting to: Building Safety & Asset Delivery Manager
Direct reports: Project Delivery Surveyor
 

About the Role

This role sits within our Customer & Building Safety team and will be responsible for the day-to-day monitoring of performance against Fire, Asbestos & Legionella. You will be working closely the M&E Compliance Contracts Manager, Building Safety & Asset Delivery Manager along with key stakeholders such as our contractors. This role will be central in operational contract meetings and will lead on audits on compliance inspections, ensuring that compliance inspections and delivery quality standards are met, and management actions are prioritised.

We will look to this role as being the subject matter expert within our small team where you will provide best practice guidance and advice to colleagues.  You will also work you’re your manager to review Habinteg’s practices to identify areas and opportunities for continuous improvement in service delivery. Habinteg ooes not have any high rise buildings.


About You

We are looking for an experienced professional who is passionate about compliance. You will have excellent communication skills, are organised and manage your time wisely, and approachable. As this is a managerial role, you should have some experience at this level and comfortable in taking on staff managerial duties. 

Let’s get to the technical areas – it’s key to us that you bring extensive knowledge and experience in compliance areas and of contract administration such as JCT, NEC and TPC. You should be clued up on all relevant building safety legislation and regulations, and regularly keep up on changes, as well as your continued professional development.
 

For a copy of the job description,  please click here.

This role will remain open until the position has been filled so don't miss submitting your application!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the HR department:
E-mail: recruitment@habinteg.org.uk
Tel: 020 7822 8700

 

Neighbourhood co-ordinator Hull

Neighbourhood Coordinator – Hull

Based: Hull
Hours: Full time - 35 hours per week
Salary: £26,351.33
Base: Park Road office, Hull (5a Fawcett CI.HU3 1TG)
Travel: There will be an element of remote/home working for this role, however the successful candidate will need to travel at least once a week to schemes in Hull for compliance checks. A valid driving license and personal vehicle is essential.

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.

 

About the Role

You will be responsible for delivering housing services to our tenants at our schemes in Hull. This is a generic and rewarding housing management role - and a challenging one. You will be 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. It’s important that you have experience managing ASB.

Lone working will be expected as part of this role however you will be working as part of a small team managed by the Neighbourhood Manager, and will be expected to achieve stretching and ambitious targets. Tenant engagement is key to Habinteg’s success and 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.

For a copy of the job description,  please click here. 

This role will remain open until the position has been filled so don't miss submitting your application!

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

 

Management Accountant

Contract: Full-time permanent - 35 hours/week
Salary: £40,000- £50,000
Base: London Office/ hybrid working

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 3,400 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 support the Head of Finance in providing high quality revenue accounting, cost accounting and analysis.

To act as business partner to the Association’s Heads of Service and other budget managers, providing support and challenge to the management of their budgets.

To contribute to the monthly management accounts, the annual accounts and the annual budget under the guidance of the Head of Finance.

To provide ad-hoc cover for capital accounting roles.

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.
  • You will have experience in interpreting and communicating financial results through reports.
  • You will be confident in proactively preparing a budget with the business and offering professional challenge where appropriate.
  • You will enjoy making processes efficient by default.

Why work for us

  • Multiple opportunities for role related training which can be done online or face to face. This includes professional qualifications relevant to the role.
  • Pension scheme where Habinteg will match your contribution up until 10%
  • Cycle scheme where you can purchase a bike and pay the cost monthly through your salary.
  • Free eye test and a contribution towards new glasses
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Private Health Cash Plan
  • Wellbeing programme 

Closing date: Sunday 31st July 2022

Interview date: Friday 12th August 2022

To apply please visit, Work for us | Habinteg Housing Association

For a copy of the job descriptionplease click here

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the HR department:
E-mailrecruitment@habinteg.org.uk
Tel: 020 7822 8700

 

 

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.

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