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Home Ownership Assistant

  • Location:
    Derby (DE24)
  • Salary:
    £19,380 + benefits
  • Employment Type:
  • Closing Date:
    26 March 2019
Reporting Group:
  • Derwent Living

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Derwent Living are currently looking to recruit a House Ownership Team Assistant working out of our office in Derby.  This role will see you providing administrative support to the wider team to maximise the income from rent and service charges.

What your role will be

This is a varied role offering you the chance to grow and develop your skills. You will provide a comprehensive and quality admin support from raising purchase orders and taking minutes to scanning and writing letters.  

You will assist the Home Ownership Team to prevent debt, maximise Derwent Living’s income from rent and service charges and produce monthly reports and performance figures.

You will support the Home Ownership Team in dealing with leasehold and tenancy issues tackling arrears, sales and general queries and produce service charge letters on a regular basis.  There will be ad-hoc duties as and when required and you will be expected to work with our customers to influence and develop our services.

Your background

You will be an experienced administrator with a previous work history within an office environment. Ideally you will have some housing experience however this is not essential. As a confident user of Microsoft office you will have a good working knowledge of IT systems to produce various communications. You will embody our Spirit values of support and be a strong team player. Communication is key to this role and you will be strong both verbally and with written text.

What we offer you

We know that when you feel valued and you enjoy your working environment, you perform better in your role and your overall morale and well-being improves. In this role you will receive an attractive rewards package that will include a comprehensive pension; generous holiday entitlement; childcare vouchers; high street discount vouchers; free counselling; free flu-jabs; opportunities to get loans, plus many other benefits including career development.

About us

Derwent Living is a ‘profit for social purpose’ organisation providing affordable housing to suit a range of lifestyles. Formed in 1964, Derwent Living manages more than 25,000 properties across the UK.  During the past 50 years, Derwent Living’s remit has expanded significantly, but our core values remain the same. As well as homes to rent for people on lower incomes, Derwent Living offers properties for retired people, homes for sale through part-buy, part-rent schemes, residential lettings and key-worker accommodation.  Derwent Living’s primary focus is providing good, affordable housing and improving services for residents through greater resident engagement and involvement.

What's next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on 01772 666555.

Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.

If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox.

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Derby (DE24)
Derwent Living, No. 1 Centro Place, Derby, Derbyshire, England, DE24 8RF
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