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Working for Gateway

Gateway Housing Association is an ambitious London based housing association with over 3,000 homes. Our purpose is to provide great homes for people in East London and to support local communities to thrive. We have just launched our new three-year Strategy ‘Unlocking Performance’ and aim to deliver another 390 homes by 2023. We also run our own in-house maintenance service, Gateway Homeworks. 

 

Our vision is that People will want to live in a Gateway home and people will want to work at Gateway. We work at PACE – Proud, Ambitious, Customer Focused, and Enthusiastic and are looking for people to join us that can work to these values.

 

In line with the current government advice relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the need to reduce nonessential contact with others, our recruitment processes may take a little longer due to other duties and hiring managers availability. 

 

If your application is shortlisted, interviews may be delayed or conducted via telephone or video call (where possible). All shortlisted candidates will be advised on the next steps and we will work together to determine the most suitable option.

 

If you are successful in securing a position with Gateway Housing Association, we may need to delay your start date. We will work with each candidate to discuss alternative solutions. 

 

Thank you for your understanding. 

Scheme Coordinator

We have 13 sheltered housing schemes, including 2 specialist schemes, Mosque Tower and Bustaan Radaa, which are dedicated to Asian and Somali elders. These schemes reflect the cultural needs of the community and are allocated to people over the age of 60.

Your duties will include:

  • Completing assessments, promoting activities and liaising with relevant agencies.
  • You will assist residents to access support provided, give advice and guidance to facilitate moves to alternative accommodation. 
  • Deal with nuisance issues and low level Anti-Social Behaviour.  
  • Assist residents to claim housing benefits and other welfare benefits.
  • You will consult with residents on scheme-based decisions and facilitate regular tenant involvement group (TIG) meetings.
  • You will be responsible for Health and Safety including monitoring visitors, testing the telecare alarm system and fire safety equipment, as well as reporting any repairs.  

 

Our benefits package includes:

  • Annual Leave: 28 days, plus Bank Holidays
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Social activities - from book and running clubs to table tennis
  • Simply Health – help towards the costs of dentist, optician and private medical appointments
  • Employee Assistance Programme – including free legal, financial and counselling advice

To apply - Download the job description here: Scheme Co-ordinator JD FINAL - June 2020.pdf [pdf] 125KB  please submit your CV and Personal Statement  Personal Statement Form - Scheme Co-ordinator.doc [doc] 33KB to recruitment@gatewayhousing.org.uk

CLOSING DATE:  Friday 10th July 2020 @12pm

INTERVIEWS: TBC