Graduate Ownership Officer

Type: Graduate
Region: North West

At Places for People, we hire People, not numbers! So, if you like the sound of one of our jobs, please apply – you could be just who we’re looking for! Of course, experience and track record are important, but we’re more interested in hiring someone that embodies our People Promises. That’s someone that does the right thing, is enthusiastic and motivated to grow, believes in Community spirit, is respectful and enjoys their work. As the UK’s leading Social Enterprise, we don’t discriminate based on any protected attribute. In fact, we’re dedicated to creating inclusive and thriving Communities for both our Customers and Employees.  

 So, what are you waiting for? Join a community that cares about you!

More about your role? 

We are excited to recruit a Graduate Homeownership Officer as part of our 2024 Graduate Programme, internally known as our Emerging Talent programme.  

As a Graduate Homeownership Officer you’ll support with activities across the wider Homeownership Team.?The two-year programme will support you to develop the core skills, behaviours and technical ability to develop into a successful housing professional, with transferable skills across multiple the wider Customer Delivery team.  

This role?is an hybrid role with the expectation that you would be in office 1 – 2 days a week. Being within a commutable distance to any of Preston, Derby or Huntingdon would be preferable & the willingness to travel.

You’ll work with the homeownership team to begin dealing with a number of leasehold queries. 

The start date for this role is September 2024 which will include a week long induction from our Leeds Office which will include introductions to the Executive Team, a tour of Places for People housing stock & social opportunities for you to meet the rest of the 2024 Emerging Talent cohort.?

For more information, please download our job profile available on our website.?? 

More about you? 

You may have a degree from a number of different areas such a legal, property & real estate, business admin, finance or any other degree with cross transferable skills. 

The ideal candidate be confident, personable, well organised and self motivated.  

We love hearing from anyone who is passionate about Thriving Communities and wants to make a difference!  Not sure you meet all the requirements of the role? Let us decide. We strongly encourage applications from the widest cross section of our communities as possible. 


You will be provided with opportunity to develop a wide range of skills, business insight and sector specific knowledge.?? You’ll learn a lot and quickly, you’ll get exposure to some of our senior leaders. You’ll?be encouraged and empowered to flourish and thrive within a nurturing environment. Our ambition gives you all the challenge you could wish for and that’s why we can offer you tangible and exciting career progression in a diverse ad pioneering environment.? 

We are a large diverse and ambitious business, which will give you all the challenge you could wish for.?? 

We know that there’s always more we can do to make you smile, that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package with each role, yours will include:?? 

  • Competitive salary, with a salary review yearly??? 
  • Excellent holiday package – up to 35 days annual leave with the option to buy or sell leave?? 
  • Cashback plan for healthcare costs – up to £500 saving per year?? 
  • A bonus scheme for all colleagues at 2%?? 

What’s next?

Hopefully what you’ve read here has got you excited and wanting to apply. The first step of the application process should take around 20 minutes. You’ll be asked to complete your personal details, academic history and provide us some additional supporting information about you. Don’t worry you should know all of the answers. The next part of the application form is asking you to complete a few additional questions, these will ask you to consider your reason for applying, what you want out of the Emerging Talent programme and how you connect with our people promises. Take your time over these, your answers will be shared and may lead to additional questions throughout the application process.

Finally, you’ll be asked to upload a CV, this should include an overview of your work history so far, don’t forget to include any volunteering you’ve done. You will need to make sure this includes all of your academic achievements, from GCSE to your most recent qualifications.

Once we’ve been able to review your application and CV, successful candidates will be sent invites to complete a video interview.   This gives you the opportunity to give us more information and offer insight into the person behind the CV.

If you are a recruitment agency please note we operate a PSL and do not take cold calls 

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