Regional Social Housing Officer

    Reference No:   RSHONW0118
    Location:   North West Region
    Duration:   Fixed Term, Part Time
    Hours:   22.5 hours per week
    Published:   12 January 2018
    Closing Date:   4pm Friday 26 January 2018

    The Regional Social Housing Officer will be required to ensure the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul’s Social Housing units are managed and administered to the highest standards, and remain in compliance with national standards, regulations and best practice. To provide a professional and best practice service in the management of housing and tenants, whilst ensuring achievement of Housing Regulation requirements. To ensure the highest standards possible for the delivery of Social Housing to vulnerable people in need.

    The ideal candidates will possess the following:

    • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in the field of Social Sciences, Social Care, public sector administration or related area.
    • Have a recent and relevant qualification in Social Housing/ Housing Administration e.g. ICSH/CIH/IAVI
    • Recently completed an ECDL / Office administration/ CRM & Database qualification
    • Three years’ experience working in the Social and/or Voluntary Housing sector.
    • Extensive experience of working with volunteers, committees and boards.
    • Experience of working in a residential property orientated environment
    • Knowledge & understanding of history, challenges and current regulations as they relate to Social & Voluntary housing sector in Ireland.
    • Knowledge of housing law and tenancy agreements
    • Current national standards, regulations and environment in which Voluntary Housing is provided. 
    • Interpersonal & Communication Skills.
    • Ability to write reports, policies, briefing notes and statutory submissions.
    • Ability to build rapport and trust with Volunteers, Tenants and other staff.
    • Full driving licence.
    • Must have access to transport.
    If you meet these requirements and have the desire to join one of Ireland’s best known, trusted and respected not-for-profit organisations please fill out the form below and attach the completed job application form.

    Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and Garda Vetting. Canvassing will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification. Due to the large volume of applications we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to candidates who are not shortlisted for interview.

    SVP is an Equal Opportunities Employer

    How to Apply

    If you wish to apply, please download and complete the application form. CVs will not be accepted


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