Community & Tenant Support Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work with tenants in Belle Isle. You will help them to access activities and services, varying from community cafes run by volunteers, to accredited courses run by Leeds City College. You will assist individuals to bid for new homes or search for jobs; and you will take a lead in helping residents get online and improve their health and wellbeing.

We are offering a permanent, full-time contract (37 hours a week) with flexibility around working arrangements (full time, part-time job share). The job is based in BITMOs GATE community resource centre, and it will also involve outreach around the estate and some working from home.

For a chance to see the type of work you would be involved with, you’re welcome to attend the launch of our Digital Health Hub at BITMOs GATE on Wednesday 19 January from 12pm – 3pm. You would also be able to meet our team and volunteers and take a look around the GATE. For an informal discussion, you can talk to our team managers Carla Yeomans on 07891 278423 (Monday to Wednesday) or Peter Sutton 07891 274237.

Belle Isle Tenant Management Organisation, known locally as BITMO, manages nearly 1900 council homes in Belle Isle on behalf of Leeds City Council. Led by a Board that’s predominately made up of elected tenants and formed in 2004, we are responsible for managing Leeds City Council’s housing and estate management services in the area. We work closely with Leeds City Council and BITMO is the largest estate based TMO in the country. The GATE centre opened at the end of 2013 and is a resource centre in the heart of the Belle Isle estate. We offer people living in Belle Isle access to support, advice, training and help to manage their homes and tenancies. We are recruiting a Community and Tenant Support Officer to join our team based in the GATE and enhance our support to the local community.

We offer:

• Annual salary increments through the scale.
• Contributory Pension scheme.
• Employee Assistance Programme & opt in cashback health plan.
• Annual holiday of 25 days + bank holidays, increasing by 1 day per year of service up to a maximum of 5 additional days.
• Continuous service when transferring to or from other Local Authorities.
• Office location in South Leeds easily accessible by major transport routes & free onsite parking.

Please see the job description for specific duties and more information about the role here:

Please see the job application here:

CVs will not be accepted. Please return the completed application to by midday on Monday 31 January 2022.

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