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Home Ownership and Property Co-ordinator Apprentice

Job Introduction

Interested in Property Management? Looking to develop some skills in Homeownership and Commercial Assets? 

Well, you’re in the right place! 

We have a fantastic opportunity to join us as a Commercial and Residential Coordinator Apprentice. You’ll be part of a great team who deliver a range of services across a growing portfolio of properties including privately rent homes, homeowners, commercial tenants and non-residential assets such as garages.  

Here’s what you need to know: 

 

How much? 

We pay up to £17,290 per annum (dependant on experience) as well as 25 days annual leave.  

We offer a fantastic pension scheme and will match your contribution up to 9%. 

You can also claim back for medical appointments, prescriptions and more through our colleague cash plan, and access thousands of retail discounts with Perkbox. 

 

When? 

You’ll work a 35-hour week, and your contracted hours will be between Monday – Friday. 

As part of this role, you’re expected to attend college one day a week or for block release and complete the required assignments, along with any associated tests. 

 

And what about us? 

You might think of Yorkshire Housing as ‘just’ a housing provider, but we’re so much more than that. We own and manage nearly 20,000 homes (and counting) across Yorkshire and make it possible for current and future customers to have a place they’re proud to call home. 

You’ll play a key part and learn to manage and respond to queries from our customers about buying and selling their homes and guide them through the process.  

 

What you’ll be doing 

As a Commercial and Residential Property Apprentice, you’ll work across the team building and developing skills in property management and homeownership services in both a commercial and housing association environment.  

You’ll manage communication and liaise with external companies and contractors about our commercial arrangements including the payment of invoices, account management and contractual requirements and also play an important role in making sure we hold accurate records on our customers, our properties and our cases. 

On top of this you’ll be attending college and passing all your related coursework and exams to gain your Business Administrator Level 3 qualification.  

 

You’ll be speaking to a lot of Yorkshire Housing customers. So, respectful, warm, and professional communication is a key part of this role. 

 

The stuff that sets you apart 

We’re looking for people who can tick most of these boxes –  

  • GCSE Grade C/Level 4 or above in Maths and English 
  • Eagerness to develop own skills and adapt to change.   
  • Organised with good attention to detail 
  • Good and adaptable communication skills, demonstrating empathy and understanding 
  • Keenness to look for ways to solve problems 
  • Personal values and approach that align with YH’s values 
  • Ability to work flexibly in line with Hub, Home and Roam principles. 

An understanding of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity and how this is applied through our service to customers and colleagues. 

Of course, there are more details in the full role profile, which is attached, check it out!  

 

The fine print 

The closing date for applications will be the 17/04/2024 - but we might close it early if we get lots of fab candidates, so don’t hang around. As this role is an apprenticeship, it’s a 20-month fixed contract, but once your fully qualified we’d work with you to secure you an opportunity with us at Yorkshire Housing as we know good talent when we see it! 

Please remember to complete your application is as much detail as possible, if your CV isn’t the most detailed, your application is your time to shine! 

Our assessments are designed to help you show us your best and won’t be scary intense interviews held in stuffy offices. If you get through to the next stage, you’ll get to meet some of the team and find out more about Yorkshire Housing and the role as part of our assessment centre approach.  

At Yorkshire Housing, we’re building a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where everyone can be themselves. Difference is what makes us stronger, so we welcome and encourage candidates from all backgrounds. 

If you’re interested in this role but want to know more, drop an email to our lovely recruitment team - recruitment@yorkshirehousing.co.uk.  

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