Rooms4U Project Officer

CF62 7AL, Barry
05 Oct 2016
30 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Rooms4U Project Officer


35 hours

2 Year contract

Tongwynlais, Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a dynamic Housing Team that is part of an award winning and innovative Housing Association in South Wales. We are looking for a Rooms4U Project Officer to work with registered social landlords and private sector landlords across the Vale of Glamorgan to develop and deliver an innovative project for single housing applicants under the age of 35 living in the Vale of Glamorgan.

The Rooms4U Project Officer will need to have a broad range of knowledge around social housing, private lettings, housing and homelessness legislation and current welfare reform proposals. Applicants will also need to demonstrate experience of project management and the ability to create effective partnerships.

With excellent communication skills, the Rooms4U Project Officer will need to support landlords to develop housing options for single households under the age of 35 and will be expected to develop expertise and knowledge of best practice in this area. You will also need to develop a relationship with housing applicants to raise awareness of the welfare reform changes that are coming and support them into the Rooms4u project.

You will need to have a good attention to detail and the ability to develop the policies and procedures to support the establishment of the Rooms4u project as well as being able to report back on the learning experience of the project.

This is a fantastic and unique opportunity to be a part of a new and innovative housing project. If you are passionate about housing and making a difference and have great organisational and communication skills, then why not apply?

Closing date for applications is: Midnight Sunday 30 October 2016

Interview Date: Tuesday 15 November 2016

Newydd Housing Association is an innovative provider of nearly 3,000 high quality affordable homes to tenants throughout South East and Mid Wales. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are going through an exciting period of change and growth and the following post could be the perfect opportunity for you to come and join us!