Leasing Housing Officer
Location: St Hilary Court, Cardiff
Salary: £29,004 per annum
Expires: 20/10/2021 23:59

We are looking to appoint a Leasing Housing Officer, to join our busy team on a temporary basis. The role is covering maternity leave. We are looking for the successful candidate to start mid November 2021 and we are expecting the contract to run until September 2022.

This is a full-time position, working 36 hours per week.

We are embracing hybrid working. If you are successful you can work from home most of the time if you wish, but you will occasionally need to attend our sites for interactive working and to forge great relationships with others.

What you'll do
As part of a small team you will be responsible for managing a portfolio of temporary accommodation, with the aim of supporting tenants to sustain their tenancies and prepare them for other rehousing solutions.

You’ll be confident managing inventories and maintaining weekly contact with residents.

You’ll have experience of property inspections, overseeing repair works and managing tenancies.

What you'll need
You will need a good standard of education and a relevant professional qualification would be advantageous.

We are looking for someone who has a proven track record in a client and/or support service environment with vast experience of debt recovery.

The successful candidate will ideally have a sound understanding of Housing Law and temporary accommodation.

You will have demonstrable skills in communication including letter/report writing and an excellent telephone manner.

You will be expected to have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage your time effectively.

In addition, it is essential to have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, ideally you will have experience of using Housing Management software packages.

A driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential for this role.


  • Salary of £29,004 per annum
  • We offer a 9 day fortnight -a day off every other week!
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) – increasing with length of service
  • Medicash healthcare plan
  • 8% pension contributions
  • Join a socially conscious not-for-profit organization
  • Employee assistance programme and well-being resources available 24/7
  • A range of shopping and activity discounts and cashback options
  • We are a family friendly organization
  • Develop with the support of our academi

Opportunities for development
Through our academi we provide a range of learning and development opportunities to support you on your learning journey with us. We offer development opportunities for every stage of your career.From technical training to leadership development we have a range of programmes.

Next steps
If you would like any more information about the role, please contact Katie Jones on katie.jones@hafod.org.uk

Closing date: Wednesday 20 October 2021 (midnight)

Interview date: Friday 22 October 2021

If successful for this role a DBS check will be required

Hafod reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received. Therefore, we encourage early applications to ensure consideration.

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