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Senior Income Management Officer

About The Role
Are you an enthusiastic, proactive, creative and empathetic person with a passion for inspiring people and creating sustainable communities? Are you a positive, people-oriented team player and manager who thrives on getting the best deal possible for tenants and developing their strengths, talents and the community they live in?
If so, saha has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Income Management Officer to join our Housing Team.
 
At Saha, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement for people who are or have recently experienced homelessness and who are in need of support and accommodation.

This rewarding, stretching management role gives you the opportunity to work with and positively influence services for our tenants within our general need homes across the country.  You and your income team will deliver an effective rent income collection and recovery service in accordance with legislation, Saha’s policies, performance standards, targets and customer satisfaction requirements.
You will also ensure that all residents adhere to their tenancy conditions regarding rent payment, receive advice on financial inclusion and benefit entitlement and that appropriate recovery action is taken where necessary to maximise rental income.

The benefits on offer
In return for helping to transform lives, we’ll give you access to some great benefits.

These include:

  • 26 days annual leave rising to 31 days
  • An extra day off on your birthday
  • A High Street discount scheme (great savings both on and off-line)
  • Pension with life assurance
  • Discounted private medical insurance
  • Loans available for financial emergencies
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • A full Induction package and training relevant to the role
  • Long service awards from 2.5 years
  • Support to learn and develop your career

About The Candidate
We're looking for a manager who is passionate about tenants, developing and supporting their team, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and has an unshakeable positive, can-do attitude with a high level of resilience.

Of course, we will want a manager who is equally passionate about supporting and developing their team which includes an Income Management Officer and Rent Administrator.
You will be:
  • Able to demonstrate experience in managing a successful income service along with the knowledge and commitment to implementing proactive income maximisation.

    This includes ensuring your team develops and uses best in class Financial Inclusion initiatives and Welfare Benefits Advice to tenants mitigating the impact of Welfare Reform.
  • A collaborator working with internal colleagues and agencies to deliver effective results
  • A confident, capable communicator with knowledge of a range of methods to problem solve
  • Customer focused with great customer service experience and the ability to engage with challenging customers
  • Able to inspire and engage others and enhance learning through reflection and positive risk taking.
  • A natural people-person, team player and manager with a coaching style.
  • Excited by developing and implementing savvy new ideas and contributing to the implementation of best in class services and administration.
  • Unfazed by having several competing priorities to manage including developing the team and service through a period of change
  • Able to use technology in day-to-day work including generating, producing and presenting performance and ad hoc reports.
What happens next?
If you would like to be part of the Saha story please apply now, by clicking on “Apply” and if you need any support in completing your application, please contact peopleservices@saha.org.uk.

About The Company
A registered social landlord and one of the leading providers of supported housing in the UK, saha is dedicated to transforming lives by providing accommodation and support for some of the most vulnerable members of society - mainly people with complex needs and/or experiencing homelessness.
Our aim is to work with individuals to build on their strengths, creating person centred, individualised strategies and plans that transform lives, support recovery and enable positive behaviour.

In order to succeed, however, we need the right people in place.

Our workforce is one of our greatest assets, but only by recruiting the very best can we continue to deliver comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement.

services to our residents.

That’s where you come in.

As an equal opportunities’ employer, saha is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We invite and welcome applications to apply for saha opportunities without concern of bias or discrimination.