Property Services Officer (Job Ref: 24272)

Position Categories: Full Time, new, North West, Office Based

Location: Stockport Town Centre

Salary: Up to £18,564pa based on experience

Closing Date: 08 August 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 24272JCP, 24272RED, 24272GWO

Short Job Description:

We require a detail focused individual to work as part of a small team which arranges and actively manages competitive contracts for utilities and the delivery of property related services including property related compliance. This team has the important responsibility of managing property related compliance including compliance in relation to gas, electric, asbestos and legionella. You will collect and organise data, maintain up to date records and provide reports for senior colleagues and the Board of Trustees as required.

In order to fulfil this challenging and varied role you will need to be proactive, well organised and able to work quickly to achieve deadlines. You will be numerate and IT literate with expertise in using spreadsheets and database. The ability to accurately input, organise and interrogate data is essential. You be able to work with a high level of detail in order to understand and address problems, whilst maintaining a focus on business priorities. You must be assertive and personable in order to successfully negotiate contracts and achieve value for money. Good written and verbal communication skills are essential.

It is desirable but not essential that applicants have relevant experience of the housing/property services sector. It is essential that applicants demonstrate prior experience of carrying out complex and responsible administrative work. All applicants should be able to demonstrate a strong and genuine interest in our activities and a commitment to the provision of person-centred social care.

The position will involve occasional travel and evening meetings. You will be expected to attend training and keep yourself informed in property related compliance for registered housing providers. We will also expect you to contribute to our out- of-hours duty rota.

Creative Support is a dynamic organisation with charitable status providing supported housing and a range of personalised care and support services for older people, people with mental health needs, learning disabilities, autism and physical disabilities. We currently support over 5,000 service users in 65 local authorities in England. We are also registered with the HCA as a provider of social housing and own and lease around 700 units of accommodation. Our pleasant and friendly Head Office is based in the centre of Stockport close to Manchester and enjoys excellent public transport links. We currently have an annual turnover of around £100 million and employ over 5,000 highly committed
staff. This opportunity offers opportunities for continued personal and career development.

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Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK1 3TS.