Society of St Vincent de Paul -Housing Scheme Officer- St. Brocs


Society of St Vincent de Paul 

 Housing Scheme Officer- St. Brocs


Reference No:



East Region


Permanent Part-Time


20 hours per week (9am to 1pm Mondays to Fridays)


1st November 2019

Closing Date:  

12pm Friday 22nd November 2019

The prime purpose of the role is to provide support, guidance and assistance to tenants and ensure the effective administration, operation and maintenance of the housing scheme, supported by the St Brocs Conference members.

The ideal candidates will possess the following:

  • Social Housing management practice and administration
  • Best Practices in Social Care
  • Housing legislation as it relates to the Social Housing Sector
  • Housing Law/tenancy agreements
  • Record keeping knowledge
  • At least diploma level in a social care/ social housing management or related discipline or demonstrate at least 2 years equivalent knowledge and experience in a housing management environment.
  • Experience in the community / voluntary sector/housing / social care environment
  • Experience of working in a residential property orientated environment;
  • Experience working with Management Companies & Agents
  • Experience of working with a wide range of people who are: vulnerable, homeless, elderly, low income households
  • Experience of working with other social landlords, statutory and voluntary agencies
  • Experience of core housing management tasks (allocations, resident’s associations, rent collection, repairs, tenancy management)
  • Good listening and interpersonal skills. Excellent written communication skills
  • Financial, budget management & office administration skills
  • Computer literacy with experience that includes word-processing, spreadsheets, presentation packages, e-mail, electronic schedulers and internet
  • Good organizational skills and ability to work with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to be self-motivated and work on own initiative and also be part of a team
  • An ability to quickly establish and maintain rapport with a diverse range of stakeholders and to manage on-going working relationships and work plans
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Be honest, trustworthy and respectful
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Be flexible
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics


If you meet these requirements and have the desire to join one of Ireland’s best known, trusted and respected not-for-profit organisations please fill out the form and attach the completed job application form.

The job description is available here. 

Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and Garda Vetting. Canvassing will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification. Due to the large volume of applications we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to candidates who are not shortlisted for interview.

SVP is an Equal Opportunities Employer