Riverside – Housing Advice Worker


Riverside are recruiting a Housing Advice Worker at the Single Persons Accommodation Centre for the Ex-Services (SPACES) at Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire. This is a full time opportunity working Monday – Friday 37.5 hours per week.

SPACES is an innovative project based in Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire, managed by Riverside.  It provides an accommodation placement service for single personnel being discharged from all 3 services.

What will you do?

We are currently seeking a dedicated individual to join our staff team at SPACES.  For the post you will assist in the delivery of a high quality housing advice and placement service to SPACES clients.  You will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to customer service, be able to work as part of a team and on your own initiative, have problem solving skills and a flexible approach to working hours.

Does this describe you?

You will be required to have an understanding and/ or experience of working in a military environment as well as experience of working in the housing or homeless sector. You will need a good working knowledge of homelessness and housing legislation and will have used administration systems such as Microsoft Office. Excellent IT skills are essential.

Click on the job description linked below to see a full list of our essential requirements.

What’s in it for you?

In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer you:

•Access to e-learning
•Opt-in to our auto-enrolment pension scheme (employee rate 3% and employer rate 5%) or our enhanced pension scheme (employee rate 6% and employer rate 9%)
•25 days holiday per year

Who are Riverside?

We are one of the UK’s leading social housing and regeneration organisations. We are a group of not-for-profit and commercial companies with a charitable housing association at our core. Operating across 150+ local authorities in England and Scotland and housing 90,000+ people, we are fully committed to improving the lives of thousands of individuals and families. We seek to transform lives and revitalise neighbourhoods.

Is Riverside for you?

We want you to feel empowered and that your voice is truly heard. Being a company focused on people, we treat our customers with this same respect.

We trust you to protect our customers, our people and our business and we see outstanding worth in those with the courage to take responsibility, innovate and find solutions.

Your focus on performance and ambition is rewarded with development opportunities. With Riverside, you can achieve.

If you’re thinking of joining us as, 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.

Please note: Riverside are putting in measures to protect candidates and our colleagues from Covid-19. Whilst we are still continuing to recruit for this position and other roles in the organisation we will be implementing virtual interviews.

Apply here.

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