Housing Officer recruitment agency listing

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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  • Typically recruiting for charities and local authorities, Berry are experienced social care recruiters of generic housing professionals for permanent, temporary and contract positions. From area managers to rent arrears staff, our knowledgeable team of recruiters carry out thorough checks to ensure that candidates have all the skills and qualifications necessary for the sector. We're approachable 24 hours a day and operate from 30+ UK offices.
    Coverage UK wide
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    • Mitre House, 9/15 High Street, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1DF
    • 56 Sheep Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 2LZ
    • 67A High Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1AY
    • 5 Town Centre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 0JZ
    • 4 Providence CourtrnPynes Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5JL
    • 20 Woodland Road, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 7PL
  • 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
  • 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.
    Coverage UK WIDE
    • Unit 8, Mersey House, 140 Speke Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L19 2PH
  • Recruiter tip provided by Agency Central Ltd

    If you are a graduate that is looking to develop skills within the Housing sector, you can apply for the GEM Programme. This is a graduate support scheme that provides learning and qualifications for potential Housing Officers.

  • As a leading recruitment agency within health & social care. KPI Care is committed to providing a quality service and offer our expertise to both the public and private sectors. Our priority will always be to deliver an excellent and ever evolving recruitment process, frequently adapted to the demands of the industry.
    Coverage Northwest England
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    • 505 Etruria Road, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 6JH
    • 358 Manchester Road, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL9 7PG
    • 2 Crown Street, Warrington, Merseyside, WA1 2AE
    • 384 Cooper House, 3rd Avenue, Trafford Park, Manchester, M17 1JE
    • 46 Station Road, Queensferrry, Flintshire, CH5 1SX
    • 66-68 Nantwich Road, Crewe, Cheshire, CW2 6AL
  • Commonly sourcing permanent Care Workers, Healthcare Assistants and Deputy Care Home Managers, OMNI Search & Selection provide a professional recruitment service to the Social Care sector. Our consultants have held roles within the industry which equips them with the knowledge and awareness to fill permanent positions (ONLY) throughout the UK. Our executive search service also means we can fill senior level roles such as Registered Managers.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Highwoods, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 6AX
  • Brightwork is proud to support Scotland's care services and we work closely with providers to ensure that users receive quality assistance, regardless of staff changes. Finding personnel who can cope in this challenging environment is difficult, but our team have the insight to swiftly identify the right candidates with empathy, resilience and people skills. We cover all areas including Supported Housing, Nursing Homes and Social Work.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
    • 20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
  • Time Recruitment are one of the UK's leading independent recruitment firms with offices in Manchester, London and Birmingham. Specialising in four key recruitment sectors, we have seen phenomenal growth since our launch in 2002. Our specialist sector knowledge combined with our understanding of the marketplace has allowed us to develop strong relationships with both our clients and candidates.
    Coverage UK
    • The Old Mill, 8 Loom Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M4 6AN
  • Our specialist Health and Social Care division work with companies of all sizes from independent domiciliary care companies to National care providers. We work with our clients to assess their recruitment needs and provide viable and effective recruitment strategies. We support with all roles from Registered/area manager positions to care assistant posts and provide temporary, contract and permanent recruitment solutions.
    Coverage Yorkshire,Derbyshire and Lincs
    • Unit 5, G1 Building, 2 Leeds Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 3TY

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Housing Officer Salary Rates
Low Pay:£17,550
Medium Pay:£26,179
High Pay:£31,200
Sample Size:59
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Average Housing Officer Salaries by Region
Yorkshire &
Humberside

£22k
Midlands
£21k
East Anglia
£24k
London
£29k
Home Counties
£27k
South East
£36k
South West
£25k
Welsh Borders
£11.3k
Wales
£22k
North West
£28k
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