Social Housing and Public Sector Job Ready Programme

Why Work in Social Housing?

  • Flexible working hours supporting a good work/life balance
  • Generous annual leave entitlement with on average 25 days annual leave offered from the start of employment
  • Regular career progression opportunities
  • Recession proof sector allowing you to utilise your skills within this sector at any stage of your professional career
  • Good starting salaries which are rising due to increasing staffing & skill demands not being met
  • Opportunities to develop a good range of generic & advanced transferable skills & knowledge, with regular ongoing training & personal development on the job
  • Excellent opportunities for further study, with study leave arrangements, and course fees often covered by social landlord employers for, Housing Diploma’s, BA’s and MSC level studies
  • A significant demand for housing professionals is placing applicants & potential employees in a dominant position within a favourable social housing job market
  • Due to the current demand, increasingly, no experience is required at recruitment stage, just good strong transferable skills from: the voluntary sector; welfare benefits & customer service roles; voluntary & community work; and both private and public sector roles
  • Gravitas Training courses & programmes are suited for those who are seeking a fresh challenge, higher salaries, and with meaningful on the job skills training, including further education opportunities, while you work, and get paid
  • Work in a Socially responsible job helping people overcome day to housing problems and help better access relevant services that they need and want