Housing Officer Homestay Ref 0527

School/department: Housing Services
Hours: Part Time hours 22.5 hours per week working Monday - Wednesday
Contract: Permanent 
Salary: Starting at £21,414 and rising to £24,771 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 7 January 2019 
Closing date: 1 February 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: Week commencing 11 February 2019
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

Housing Services is a recently accredited Investor In People department at the University of Sussex and the four teams that make up the service care very much about the student housing experience in the same way that each team member cares about each other. 

We are enhancing our capabilities to help more of our customers (students, applicants, landlords, parents, agents, members of the local community and others). 

Housing Services are looking to recruit a Homestay Housing Officer to work on a job share basis to share responsibility for the day-to-day delivery of the University’s homestay and lodgings programme.

Duties will include promoting, inspecting, expanding and coordinating the operation to provide a quality student experience. 

The role-holder will work closely with the other part-time Homestay Housing Officer to deliver a coordinated package to our customers, including giving advice and working with student services colleagues to look after our students and landlords.

Duties will also involve helping to resolve feedback about our students in the local community and operating the University’s database of properties, Sussex Student Pad, following training and support.

You will have an eye for detail, especially when checking that properties meet national certification around gas safety, electricity safety and energy performance etc. and welcome the opportunity to learn new skills and try new ideas in a team that values your contributions and looks forward to helping you develop your career.

The post holder will join the service at an exciting time for student accommodation at Sussex, as we continue expand our housing portfolio from 5,500 bed-spaces to 7,500 by 2020 and remain one of the largest, accessible and professional University housing teams in the UK.

Download job description and person specification Ref 0527 [PDF 100.36KB]

How to apply

Download our non-academic application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to rcsrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Clerical and Related Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 35.00KB]

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