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Community Investment Officer (Housing)

Posted on Jan 19, 2019 by networx

Twickenham, London United Kingdom
Leisure & Sport
2 Jan 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Community Investment Officer (Housing)
Twickenham
£32,793
Permanent
Full time - 35 hours per week

Our client is a medium-sized housing association based in Twickenham, South West London. They own and manage over 15,000 homes in London, Berkshire, Surrey, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Wiltshire and Sussex. These include traditional rented housing, shared ownership, key worker and student accommodation.

Their vision is for everyone to have the chance to build their lives from a base of a good home. Their mission is to provide good quality affordable homes and invest in communities. They love to build. Not just housing and communities, but skills and careers too.

The Community Investment team help empower residents to improve their life chances and make a positive difference in their community. The Community Investment Officer will work with our residents on community projects and find innovative ways to help get them into training and employment, build their capacity for community development and get them involved.

You will work in specific geographical areas and estates carrying out community needs analysis, and developing community plans with housing officers and other stakeholders to produce improvements and solutions to community issues of concern as well as help to reduce management costs and housing management issues.

You will also deliver specific community development in a Woking PFI estate, working to agreed contractual arrangements with the Local Authority.

Are you passionate about people and community work? Have you got voluntary or paid experience of working with community members to deliver a diverse range of community projects? Are you self motivated with the ability to work with residents in a range of community based settings and undertake community consultations? Could you create publicity and newsletters? Have you got plenty of initiative - Our client knows you will not have all the answers, but a keenness to "go and find stuff out" will be vital. Then this could be the role for you.

Access to a car is essential for this role for which a car allowance will be paid

This role may be subject to a DBS check

Keywords: Community Investment Officer, Resident Liaison, Training & Employment, Community Involvement, Housing Management, Housing Support

Reference: 620085224