Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
When: Flexible during office hours. We are looking for someone who can offer 1-2 days on a weekly basis.
Role reports to: Housing Procurement Manager
Supporting our Housing Procurement Team to source good quality accommodation for our members. Whilst you won’t be directly working with our members, you will be 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. You will support in a range of tasks from day to day admin and record keeping to carrying out research to communicating our offer to partners and landlords.
For this role you will need to have access to a laptop/desktop computer and wi-fi. Your personal device will need to have up to date operating software and anti-virus security. As you will be accessing confidential data you will be required to complete a Basic Disclosure check as part of our recruitment process.
o Following up on outstanding documents such as tenancy sign ups and landlord paperwork
o 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
We expect volunteers to comply with Crisis policies, including health and safety, data protection and the code of conduct at all times.