A housing officer is employed by a local authority or housing association to oversee the management and maintenance of that entity's housing. Excellent communication skills are required for this role, which involves meeting all kinds of people.
On this page are listed a number of UK recruitment agencies with experience in providing housing officer staff.
While there are no set qualifications for this role, many housing officers possess a level 3 qualification (comparable to an A Level). A foundation or full degree in a subject such as town planning, urban studies or housing will be sought by some employers.
However, personal qualities such as good interpersonal communication skills and organisational ability will be of equal or more value, along with experience that might help with the role.Experience might be gained by arranging a work placement in a housing department or association, or by being a volunteer for a charitable housing organisation, such as Shelter.
Qualifications from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH), such as Certificates in Housing at levels 2, 3 and 4, may well help in any interview process.
Work hours tend to be around 40 per week, with occasional overtime required. Visits to housing locations may sometimes be needed, but most work is office based.
Salaries of between £20,000 and £27,000 per year are common, with those in senior roles earning between £28,000 and £32,000. Managerial roles can command £50,000.
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Bamboo have been working in the social care field for 25 years recruiting staff from Care assistant to Director of services within both adult, children's and social work services. We will talk with you to gain an understanding of your service before using a variety of means to source high calibre candidates that will add value to your team. We are so confident in our services we offer a 12 week free replacement service.
JT Recruit is a well respected local agency and we have a great deal of experience in recruiting the right person for you or finding the right job for you. What makes us different from a lot of our competitors is that we care about you!
With one of Scotland’s largest and most experienced recruitment teams, Brightwork have been able to supply high quality temporary and permanent staff to companies from start up SME’s to major multi-national Blue Chips.
209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
We are a market-leading healthcare & Social care recruitment agency providing a professional & flexible service to a wide variety of public & private sector clients nationwide. Our high calibre, experienced candidates are fully referenced & available for all levels of Permanent, Interim & Fixed Term Contracts
Coverage UK wide
Suite 08 Dyke Road Mansions, 144 Dyke Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 5PA
Proud to be Independent… Since 2009 Essential Recruitment Ltd has been providing superior staffing services and temporary employment opportunities to a wide range of clients and workers alike covering transport, logistics, industrial, commercial and hospitality.
Coverage All of the UK and mainland Europe
267 County Road, Walton, Liverpool, Merseyside, L4 5PQ
At FlexPlus we challenge ourselves to deliver the highest quality of Social Care staff in record times and more cost effectively than anyone else. We have been going for over well over 20 years and are part of a billion dollar staffing group. The range of recruitment options we offer our clients and the sheer power of our recruitment technology set us apart from our competitors. Call/email us today for an exceptional staffing service.
Meridian Health are trusted suppliers of quality staff to private sector organisations and the NHS . Awarded a place on Crown Commercial Service and accredited by the CSSIW and CQC, we provide tailored Health and Social Care staffing solutions to clients across the UK. Meridian commonly fills roles such as Registered Nurse, Care Home Assistant and Porters but can source professionals of all bands.
Providing a specialist service for a specialist market, Professional Social Care Solutions recruit for all levels of the Social Care industry via our honest, professional and bespoke staffing solutions. Our client groups include elderly care, dementia, learning disabilities, physical disabilities, mental health and young people. We work nationwide and offer a one year rebate on permanent roles.
We successfully recruit across the UK for all Social Care Opportunities including Social Workers, SEN Teachers, Nurse's, Charge Nurse, Senior Management, Registered/Home Managers, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Doctors plus many more areas within Social Care. We are an approved provider of staff for over 30 nationwide social care providers covering over 2000 care homes, units, and hospitals.
We are one of the leading suppliers of Social Care professionals and ensure that all candidates are assessed in both competency and legislation awareness. Brookes Recruitment can provide temporary staff for the West Midlands via our 24/7 on call service, but also supply staff such as Care Assistants, Domiciliary Carers and Social Workers for permanent positions nationally. We offer competitive rates to our public and private sector clients.
Coverage UK Wide
Kings Court, 17 School Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B28 8JG
Hammond Clarke has seen exponential growth year after year, attracting only the best candidates for our clients in the Social Care sector. Recruiting for roles ranging from Child Care, Support Worker and Activities Coordinator, we offer the best selection of candidates for every clients' permanent, temporary and contract recruitment needs. We recruit for all levels starting at entry and going all the up to management positions.
Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and North America
Our Interaction Social Care division is led by our team of expert consultants who aim to provide a professional recruitment service to our clients in the social care industry. Our team use their specialist knowledge of local authorities and charities to source only the most capable of candidates. We recruit in roles such as outreach workers, care managers and schedulers and aim to provide a tailored experience that suit our clients’ needs.
The sensitive nature of the Social Care industry means that only the highest quality of staff is acceptable for our clients in the sector. Berry Recruitment is a trusted source for top care assistants, as well as uncovering other personnel such as Nursery Assistants, Anti-social Behaviour Staff and Social Work Directors. We are an established recruitment firm who pride ourselves on the diligence and care in which we source our candidates.
Coverage UK wide
Mitre House, 9/15 High Street, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1DF
Porters House, 4 Porters Wood, St Albans, Herts, AL3 6PQ
Focusing our business exclusively in Healthcare gives Compass Associates a distinct advantage. This naturally allows us to be at the forefront of ever changing market trends and evolving legislation and means our consultants have an unrivalled depth of industry expertise and localised knowledge. Additionally all of our trained consultants have extensive recruitment experience and a genuine passion to help you.
1-5 58D High Street, Portsmouth, Cosham, Hampshire, PO6 3AG
Second Floor, Peter House, Oxford Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 5AN
We provide locum field workers, residential and domiciliary care workers and other job roles to local authorities, the health sector, private companies and service users. Registered with Care Quality Commission (CQC) and members of United Kingdom Home Care Association (UKHCA) in providing Home Care Services.
Coverage Greater London, Home Counties and surrounding area
Bow House Business Centre, 153-159 Bow Road, Bow, London, E3 2SE
Based within Birmingham and covering the Midlands and surrounding areas. Team Support recruit for both temporary and permanent positions. We cover manufacturing, warehousing and logistics (we do not supply drivers), skilled and technical, office, and healthcare.
Coverage Midlands and surrounding areas.
The Jewellery Business Centre, 95 Spencer Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 6DA
Service Care Solutions are a specialist supply of social housing staff across the UK. We are an approved supplier to many statutory services and Housing Associations. We aim to supply the best candidates quickly and at highly competitive rates. We have a very extensive database across all housing sectors.