Female* Housing Assistant

Missing Link
£26,421 per annum plus benefits
Closing Date: 
Monday, 11 March, 2024 - 09:00
Contract Type: 
Full Time
37.5 hours per week
Contract Details: 
Permanent Contract
Details of Role: 

As our Housing Assistant, you will be working as part of a dedicated housing team, within our supported housing service at Missing Link. You will be responsible for the delivery of a high-quality, housing management service. You will also oversee the housing provided as part of our accommodation-based services;

 Providing accommodation and housing related support to women with complex needs living in our high and medium level shared supported accommodation

Key duties and responsibilities of our Housing Assistant:

 Ensuring we provide, safe, high standard homes for our service users through overseeing repairs and required health and safety checks, liaising with landlords and contractors
 Empowering and informing women to meet the financial responsibilities of their tenancy or licence through the following of organisational rent and arrears procedures
 Assuring our rooms are available for new service users when they most need it, by ensuring quick void turnarounds in line with internal deadlines
 Working closely with our support service teams to help residents understand and comply with the obligations of their licence or tenancy

This is not an exhaustive list of your duties and outlines the general ways in which it is expected you will meet the overall requirements of this post.

What we are looking for in our ideal Housing Assistant:

 Experience working with people with mental health needs, or people with complex and multiple needs desirable (for example, homelessness, alcohol/drug dependency, long term conditions, domestic abuse and sexual violence)
 Knowledge and awareness of Health and Safety essential.
 The ability to maintain hope and optimism for the individual with high expectations for recovery
 Manage documentation and time effectively, ensuring up to date and clear record keeping in line with policies and procedures
 A current, full driving licence and access to an appropriate vehicle is essential as this role includes travel throughout Bristol

If you are passionate about ensuring vulnerable women have a safe, comfortable place to live, please apply now to join us as our Housing Assistant and contribute to the valuable work of Missing Link, delivering hope and support to women experiencing homelessness.

How to Apply: 

Please download the application pack from our website and complete the application form. Please contact the HR Team with any queries and submit your application by 9am on 11th March 2024. Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on w/c 11th March 2024.

Contact Person: 
Jane Stewart
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
Postal Address: 
5 Queen Square Bristol BS1 4JQ