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Housing Assistant

Key Information

Job Ref
Housing Assistant
Job Type
Closing Date
30th April 2024
Head Office, Newlon House, N17 9FE
£27,033 per annum
Contract Hours


About the Role

Are you looking for a chance to develop your existing skills in housing management? Do you feel you can bring a fresh approach some new ideas and commitment to providing services that support our client groups?

Everything we do at Outward is about promoting the choice and independence of vulnerable people to have genuine control over their lives, play an active role in the community and develop as individuals. We provide innovative and responsive housing, care and support services that promote choice and independence for people with a variety of needs including people with learning disabilities, autism, older people, young people and people with mental health support needs across North and East London.

Outward Housing Department provides housing management aimed at sustaining vulnerable people in their tenancies and assisting people to move on from short term services. We work with a number of registered housing providers and in conjunction with our Group partner Newlon Housing Trust to provide housing management to their supported housing homes.

As a Housing Assistant you will be expected to contribute to the efficient and effective administration of the Supported Housing Department and work closely with the Tenancy and Income Management Officers and the Housing Management Team in order to ensure that a comprehensive, sensitive and efficient housing management service is delivered to our tenants.

You will also work as part of the Housing team to ensure a seamless service is provided across the income, housing management and maintenance functions of the department including liaising effectively with internal departments, landlords, and external agencies in relation to Housing Management matters.

The successful candidates will also have excellent organisational, administrative and IT skills, and a commitment to excellent customer service.

This role is available as a full time post of 38 hours per week per week.


We value everything our staff do for the people we support, so we provide a great benefits package:

  • 25 days Annual Leave excluding Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time)
  • Comprehensive Learning & Development Programme
  • Computing Scheme
  • Credit Union Scheme
  • Cycle-to-Work Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Health Assured – Employee Assistance Programme
  • Eye care Vouchers
  • Flu Jab Reimbursement
  • Long Service Awards
  • Pension Scheme
  • Purchase Additional Annual Leave
  • Refer-a-Friend Scheme
  • Retirements
  • Loans (including season tickets and parking permit loans)
  • Blue Light Card

About Outward

Outward has been providing high-quality support and care services to vulnerable people for over 40 years. Set up by parents of children with a disability looking for alternatives to institutional care. Our aim is to support people to have genuine control over their lives, play an active role in the community, accept responsibilities and develop as individuals.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post involves working with or having access to adults at risk and/or their records so we will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services. This will be fully subsidised by Outward.

How to Apply

If you think you meet the requirements of the role then please submit an application by following the link below:

Contact person for enquires Sujatha Satheesababu on 07976 899 121.

Closing Date for all applications is 30th April 2024

Interviews will be held week commencing 13th May 2024

Outward is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.