The Irish Council for Social Housing is the National Representative Federation for non-profit housing associations (also known as Approved Housing Bodies) in Ireland. The ICSH has 280 members in a sector that collectively manage over 30,000 homes for families, older people, formerly homeless and people with disabilities.
The ICSH comprises a small busy team serving Members’ development, management and governance needs as well as developing and influencing policy. This is an exciting time for the sector with increased expectations for enhanced housing delivery in the coming years, together with a new regulatory environment, both for the organisation and its landlord tenant arrangements.
The role of housing associations has expanded in the last decade to meet the growing needs of a range of tenants and in order to build on this and to achieve further development of the sector, we are offering the following opportunity to someone who has the motivation and skills to play their part in these changes.
Tenancies Registration Support Officer (ref: TRSO)
This new role will assist Approved Housing Bodies with the transition of tenancies under the requirements of the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 which was signed into law by the President on 4th December 2015.
KEY RESPONSIBILITES OF THE TENANCIES SUPPORT OFFICER WILL INCLUDE –
-Provision of advice and practical guidance to Housing Associations with the registration of their tenancies and
associated legislative requirements;
-Dealing with queries that arise from housing associations in ensuring regulatory compliance under this new legislation.
Applicants for the post should have strong interpersonal and communication skills, can demonstrate relevant experience/qualification in a similar advisory position; have excellent IT, presentation and report writing skills and an understanding of the legislation as it relates to Housing Associations (AHBs) and their tenants. A current, full driving licence is also required as the role will involve travel in locations nationwide.
Review the detailed Job Description from the ICSH website www.icsh.ie and if you fit the criteria please send your CV and covering letter of application to email@example.com by Monday 11th January 2016. Interviews will take place the week of 25th January with an anticipated start date of 1st March 2016. This is a 2 year full time fixed contract post.