Housing Income Officer

  • Job Reference: 00001631-1
  • Date Posted: 27 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Homeless Action Resource Project
  • Location: Southend-on-Sea, Essex
  • Salary: £22,909 to £27,927
  • Role: Office Support jobs
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Full Time

Job Description

​Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home and the chance to lead a fulfilling life?​

​As a charitable registered provider of short-term social housing operating in Southend-on-Sea, we believe everyone should have a home of their own.

We currently manage 226-bed spaces in our emergency and short-term accommodation, employ over 90 full and part-time staff and are supported by a number of volunteers.​

​Everyone working for HARP plays an important part in helping a person off the streets and back on their feet.

The Housing Income Officer is a member of a team of four, which includes the Housing Income Controller and two Housing Income Assistants. The post holder will be based at HARP’s Head Office in Central Southend.

the management team as a Housing Support Worker.

To be considered for this role you will need to: ​​

  • Experience of working in an accounting or Housing Income environment

  • Practical experience with computerised accounting systems including transaction processing, journals and main ledger reconciliations 

  • Highly numerate and have good financial awareness with the ability to keep accurate records and extract/interpret data and write reports

  • Time management and good organisational skills to work unsupervised and to strict deadlines

For full details, please download the job description above.​

​If you would like to discuss this opportunity, the everyday tasks or any other aspects of the role please contact asking for Cliff Hollanders on 01702 615000 (Option 3) who will call you back.​

​HARP will provide you with excellent support and training to carry out your role effectively, to develop your career and contribution to our clients and of course, the opportunity to work with dedicated colleagues that strive to transform lives.​

Our starting benefits package includes 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, a contributory pension scheme through The People’s Pension.  HARP will make a contribution to the pension and you will also be required to make a contribution. Employees are also included in HARP’s Death In Service Scheme. If you are interested, in this position the job description and person specification detailing the Technical and Professional ‘Know How’ required and an application form can be found at the top of the page.​

​Closing Date: Monday 22nd August 2022 (Midday)
Short listing Day: Monday 22nd August 2022
Interview Day: Wednesday 31st August​

​To apply, please click the Apply Now button at the top of this page. ​

Please note all shortlisted candidates will be required to complete an Excel test as part of the interview process.​

​Please quote Ref HIO3​

​​​If you have any problems with the application process, please contact Lauren Collin on 01702 615000.