• Employer - Harbour Support Services
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  • Sector - Charity
  • Department - Housing
  • Location - North Tyneside or County Durham/Darlington or Tees Valley
  • Salary - £17,108 per annum
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time | 35 hours per week
  • Closing date - Monday, 04 December 2017


Harbour has delivered needs-led services for over 40 years, providing refuge and support for those experiencing domestic abuse.

We are recruiting for a new role within our teams: Housing Support Officers who will be responsible for providing a supportive and effective housing management service to all clients living in Harbour refuges and other properties. They will ensure that residents live in a safe and secure environment, properties are well maintained and that rents are received to secure the sustainability of the accommodation.

We are looking for Housing Support Officers to cover the refuges and other properties in either North Tyneside, Tees Valley or Durham/Darlington. There are four posts available.

The post holders will need to be female* as they will be working closely with women in our refuges. We welcome applications from enthusiastic, compassionate women, with some experience of housing management practices and procedures.

We are looking for excellent people skills, an aptitude for communication and an ability to work with initiative. Successful applicants must undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Harbour holds Silver Investor in People status, the Bronze Better Health at Work Award and One Star Best Companies Accreditation. We have also been listed 39th in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not for Profit Places to Work for 2017 and were a finalist in the 2017 NE Charity of the Year Award. Our staff are empowered and encouraged to develop themselves to ensure the continuous improvement of our services.

* Occupational Requirement (Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1) applies to this post.

Contact information

Please return completed applications by email to: recruitment@myharbour.org.uk

Interview information

Interviews will be held w/c 11th December.

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