C&S Project Assistant

Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary | £17,063
05 Jul 2018
20 Jul 2018
Job Reference | NRD-CAS-009261
Contract Type
Full Time

C&S Project Assistant


Job Reference | NRD-CAS-009261

Salary | £17,063

Full Time | Permanent

Closing Date : 20/07/2018

Interviews to be held Thursday 26th July 2018 in Manchester.


The Client

Riverside is a group of complementary businesses driven by a clear social purpose, with a charitable housing association at its core.

Established nearly 90 years ago, we have grown to become a major provider of affordable housing, care and support services in England and Scotland, with over 52,000 homes in management. Operating at scale across over 160 local authorities, our vision is to transform the lives of the 90,000+ people we house and revitalise the neighbourhoods in which they live.


Role and Responsibilities

Riverside are currently recruiting for a full time, permanent Project Assistant based in Wilson Carlile House in Manchester working 37.5 hours per week on a shift rota basis.

Wilson Carlile House is a short term accommodation project providing support and advice to customers who are homeless and have a background in offending. Some customers will present with substance misuse or mental health issues so we are looking for a candidate who is non – judgmental, empathetic and proactive to support our candidates to learn life skills and improve their overall wellbeing.

You would be required to act as initial point of contact on the phone or in the reception area as required, monitor and report repairs, maintenance and health and safety needs to the appropriate outlet, maintain records in a timely and professional manner and assist in the provision of comprehensive housing management and support service, including working with tenancy agreements and collecting rents and charges.

You will also need to carry put day to day administrative tasks to ensure all records and files are maintained.


Key Skills

You must be competent in using appropriate IT systems and should be familiar with Microsoft office package as well as the ability to display excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, work well as part of a diverse staff team and can contribute to our fantastic scheme.

We would welcome applications from  Candidates who will Act as an initial point of reference on the phone, or in a reception area as required and is competent using appropriate IT systems and maintain professional and timely records, Candidates Who can Work in line with, monitor and report any discrepancies in health and safety standards within the scheme, Report repairs and maintenance needs on behalf of the customers following agreed procedures, Assist in the provision of a comprehensive Housing management and support service, including working with tenancy agreements and collecting rents and charges, Carry out day to day office administration functions to ensure that all records and files are maintained.


Additional Information

Our service is staffed 24 hours. Our rota consists of a combination of shifts between the hours of 7.30 am and 10.00pm with some weekend working required

In return for your hard work we will offer you 25 days annual holidays, access to your benefits and pension scheme and regular training and development opportunities.

We also offer:

• Tax free bikes

• Car loan for scheme

• Eye tests, glasses and lenses

• Childcare vouchers

• Reward gateway – fantastic high street and online savings

If you’re thinking of joining us, we’d love to hear from you. We encourage applicants from all sections of the community so that we can truly reflect the neighbourhoods in which we work.


How to Apply

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You will be directed to our client’s career page where you will be required to complete an application form.