When: Mondays or Thursdays 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Role reports to: Housing Procurement Manager
Supporting our Housing Procurement Team to source good quality accommodation for our members.
Using your knowledge of the housing sector, creativity, and communication skills to help prevent homelessness and facilitate access to housing which will enable our members to move on in their journey out of homelessness.
Engaging in a range of tasks from day-to-day admin and record-keeping to carrying out research and communicating our offer to partners and landlords.
Have some knowledge and understanding of the housing rental market in Birmingham and/or Coventry
Assess potential leads for properties for suitability and forward them to your supervisor for follow up
Support with advertising properties
Respond to general enquiry emails to the Housing Procurement Team
Support with document and information management including:
Following up on outstanding documents such as tenancy sign-ups and landlord paperwork
Supporting the team with property and landlord checks for example checking on property planning permissions, the rogue landlords' register, licences and electricity and gas performance certificates
Support the team to communicate more widely within the organisation using social media and helping create content for team communications
Researching and creating internal resources to support the procurement team for example gathering information for quarterly updates
Updating records using Excel spreadsheets
Updating and creating PowerPoint presentations to be used by the team
Managing information in line with Data Protection legislation
We expect volunteers to comply with Crisis policies, including health and safety, data protection and the code of conduct.
Previously agreed out-of-pocket expenses can be reimbursed.
We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds including people with disabilities.