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Vacancy Details

Accommodation Support Coordinator - Student Accommodation

£27958 per annum
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36.0 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
28/02/2021 at 23:59 PM
What you'll do

The Accommodation Support Coordinator will work with support the Accommodation Manager to provide excellent accommodation services to our students, customers in line with our high service standards, and our operational plans.

You’ll help make the accommodation a fun place to live and maximise our occupancy and income.  And play a key part of the student’s journey in our accommodation from application through to move in, and then welcome them when they arrive to start their studies.  During their time in the accommodation you’ll have an opportunity to organise events and activities to make living with us an enjoyable and worthwhile experience.

You’ll work with the Accommodation Manager to ensure a safe environment for our students to live in and our staff to work in, and liaise with our contractors and partners to deliver our contractual obligations.

This is a great opportunity to work collaboratively with Optivo central services and be part of a Gold Award Winning Housing Association.

What you'll need

You’ll be a customer focused individual with a “can do attitude” approach to problem solving.

You’ll ideally have knowledge and understanding of the property and housing management and key principles, along with experience of health & safety compliance within a residential setting.

You’ll be advocate for promoting equality and diversity good practice and be willing to build effective collaborative relationships within Optivo.

Knowledge of IT systems used such as Microsoft Office including Excel and Star Rez would be a desirable, however training can be provided.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 28th February 2021 at midnight.

Shortlisting will take place on the 1st & 2nd March 2021

Interviews will be conducted via Microsoft Teams Video Link on Thursday 11th March and Friday 12th March 2021

Equal Opportunities

At Optivo we work hard to create a diverse and inclusive culture and environment where people are respected for who they are. Encouraging inclusion is not just about protected characteristics, it’s about celebrating differences of thought, opinion, experience and perspective of each individual. We’re all different in our own way and we want our colleagues to feel comfortable, that they belong, and are safe to be themselves at work, without fear of being judged or excluded, but valued for their contribution to our One Team approach.