• Employer - Harbour Support Services
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  • Sector - Charity
  • Department - Domestic Abuse
  • Location - North Tyneside or County Durham/Darlington or Tees Valley
  • Salary - £17,836 per annum
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time | 35 hours per week
  • Closing date - Monday, 26 February 2018 09:00


We are recruiting for a new role within our teams: Housing Support Officers who will provide housing management support to clients living in Harbour refuges and other properties, with responsibility for all tenancy related matters.

They will ensure clients have a clear agreement for their tenancy, can live in a safe and secure environment and that rents are received to secure the sustainability of the accommodation. They will work closely with our adult support teams who will be providing advice and support to these clients, helping them to prepare for independent living.

We are looking for Housing Support Officers to be based 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 has delivered needs-led services for over 40 years, providing refuge and support for those experiencing domestic abuse. Harbour holds Silver Investor in People status, the Silver Better Health at Work Award and One Star Best Companies Accreditation. We were 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.

Contact information

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

Interview information

Interviews will be held w/c 5th March 2018.

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

Registered Charity No. 1086897.

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