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Housing Officer (Temporary up to 12 months) Choice Housing

  • Closing Date: 20 September 2021
  • Location: Belfast
  • Salary: Starting salary £26,532pa
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Hours: 37
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Housing Officer (Temporary up to 12 months)

Starting salary £26,532pa

Job reference HOT12/4950/092021


Choice is seeking to recruit a Housing Officer to provide an efficient, responsive and excellent customer focused Housing Management Service to its customers.


Essential Criteria:-

  • At least two years’ recent experience in housing, including a  minimum of one year housing officer experience
  • 5 x GCSEs (Grades A-C to include Mathematics and English language), or equivalent & a professional Housing qualification equivalent to  CIH Level 4
  • Experience of Microsoft Office programmes including Excel and Word
  • Working knowledge of the Housing Selection Scheme
  • Experience in using HMS (or an equivalent Housing Waiting list system)
  • Must have full driving licence and have vehicle available for daily business use


Desirable Criteria:

  • A third level qualification
  • Knowledge of welfare reform in Northern Ireland
  • An understanding of current and proposed housing legislation in Northern Ireland
  • Leadership skills (with responsibility for managing a team)


Benefits include:- Flexible working hours, contributory pension scheme and essential car
user allowance
, access to a Health Cash Plan


For further details please go to


Completed application forms should be returned by 12 noon, Wednesday 15th September 2021.


Please note, the Association reserves the right to create a reserve list following the interview process.


NB: The panel may enhance the criteria in order to facilitate short-listing of the post


“Choice Housing Ireland Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer”.