Social Housing and Public Sector Job Ready Programme

If I don’t need experience in housing, what transferrable skills and knowledge will I need to secure a good housing job?

  • Knowledge/Awareness of Housing Issues (as imparted from the GT course)
  • Customer Service Experience
  • Customer Focus
  • Strong Written and Oral Communication
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Team Work
  • Planning and Organising Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Influencing/Negotiation Skills
  • Resilience/Working Under Pressure
  • Initiative
  • Delivering Results
  • Administration Skills
  • Prioritisation Skills/Effective Time Management
  • IT Skills
  • Commitment to Equalities

The above competencies highlight the key transferrable skills which you should already have and which are a requisite for any professional role. GT will help you amplify your generic skills and competencies, and teach you the necessary technical housing management "knowledge” to secure entry level recruitment and beyond.