Social Housing and Public Sector Job Ready Programme

Useful Housing Websites

Further below you will find useful information and websites providing information on the following areas:

  1. Current Housing Sector Recruitment Needs
  2. Housing Sector Job Websites (temp & perm)
  3. RSL & Council Websites
  4. Profile of Suitable Jobs Currently Available

Please review the enclosed information and useful websites carefully, and you will discover that there are literally hundreds of available jobs within the social housing sector, which come up each and every week.

Current Housing Sector Recruitment Needs

Why should I work housing? Are there any jobs available? What are the entry level requirements? Will I get in? What does the role involve? What are the benefits? These are all questions that are answered in the following websites starting with the "Housing Academy" with whom Gravitas Trainers have worked closely with at a senior level.

Organisation Usefulness
The Housing Academy This organisation was set up with the same aims as that of Gravitas Training, to promote the housing sector for those with no experience.
1001 Find out more background information on the housing sector, entry requirements and the benefits of working in the housing sector + other useful links from this website.
Synergy 'Kickstart'  
Bright Futures This website has been designed and formulated to highlight and attract recruitment into the housing sector
UK Housing Provides excellent links to other job websites and useful housing sector information, publications, research and other useful links
Inside Housing Official housing press with research and current issues. Full directory of all RSL's.
Chartered Institute of Housing Numerous links to housing job websites. CIH website is a wealth of high quality information

Housing Sector / Permanent Job Websites

All of the websites below have around 100-300 permanent jobs available each week within housing associations and local councils. Some of the websites have good links to current housing sector issues, regulatory bodies and other useful links.

Guardian Unlimited
Jobs go Public Total Jobs
All Housing Jobs Housing Net
Inside Housing Careers for Housing Leaders

Housing Job / Temporary Jobs / Recruitment Agencies Websites

Below you will find numerous (primarily) temporary job opportunities via housing sector recruitment agencies. The roles include admin and entry level housing positions, which are a good route into the sector for those with little or no experience.

Reed Badenoch & Clark
Eden Brown People Unlimited
Community Resourcing Group Morgan Hunt

Local Council Websites

Listed below are a range of local council websites listed where quick job searches can be completed for range of roles including entry level positions. Some of the councils use "Jobs Go Public" for advertising their positions.

Tower Hamlets Council Hackney Council
Newham Council Enfield Council
Haringey Council Waltham Forrest Council
Lambeth Council Islington Council
Southwark Council  

Housing Association (RSL) Websites

Listed below are a range of large registered social landlords (RSL's) or housing associations, where the RSL's often advertise their available positions on their own websites in addition to other job websites.

Peabody Housing Association (HA) Metropolitan Housing Partnership (MHP)
Circle Anglia HA Dominion HA
BGVPHA Catalyst Housing Group
London & Quadrant The Hyde Group
East Thames HA Genesis Group
Family Mosaic Notting Hill HA