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Technical Officer

Technical Officer

Who we are 
Soha Housing is a Housing Association with over 7000 properties across Oxfordshire and surrounding areas. We put our residents and communities at the core of the business and have a strong reputation for working with them to deliver excellent services and develop new homes to meet local housing need. We are a progressive, diverse, inclusive and forward-thinking organisation with a positive commitment to the environment and sustainability. You would join a friendly, supportive team of over 120 staff who share the vision for strong, vibrant and sustainable communities where everyone can find a home. 

The role 
Working as part of a team responsible for the operation of an effective and efficient responsive maintenance and void property service.
You will be responsible for the repair and maintenance of Soha’s properties, carrying out inspections in void and tenanted properties and organising any work required.  You will also provide technical advice to colleagues and deal with tenant enquiries and complaints.

About you 
You are an enthusiastic, keen team player with:
  • ONC or equivalent in building or surveying
  • A sound technical knowledge of building construction
  • Previous experience of working in a similar environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to take ownership of tasks and work accurately and flexibly
  • Commitment to delivering focussed customer service and an enthusiastic and positive approach
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to work flexibly, occasional out of normal office hours
  • Full driving licence and access to a suitable vehicle

  • Starting salary c£35,000
  •  Agile working - You can split your time between home and office.
  •  Flexible Benefits
  • Flexible hours
  • 28 days leave per year
  • Company Pension contribution
  • Health insurance
  • Training and personal development opportunities
  • Regular company social events

Job application timings 
Apply by Midday Wednesday 17 June 2021
Interviews Tuesday 22 June 2021 - online

Get in touch 
Take a look at the full Job description.  If you're as excited about this fantastic opportunity as us we’d really like to hear from you. Please send your application form to recruitment@soha.co.uk. If you’d like any more info about the role please feel free to call Lynn Wignall on 01235 515 900. 


Contact Us


Soha Housing
Royal Scot House
99 Station Road
OX11 7NN


01235 515 900
0800 014 15 45

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