Administrative Assistant (Private Sector Leasehold)

The deadline for this vacancy has passed.

Deadline: 02/10/23

  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Interview date: TBC
  • Salary: £10,875 per annum plus benefit
  • Hours: Part-time 18.5 hours a week, Permanent

Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 4PH


If you can get things done on time, every time, it’s time to build your future with us.


At Teign Housing, we’re passionate about giving our residents the best possible homes and our team the best and most flexible careers. Our culture of agile working means our 90 people enjoy an exceptional work/life balance, with the option of spending much of their time based at home. We believe giving you choice over when, where and how you work will improve both your wellbeing and your performance – creating a win-win situation for you, for us and for the thousands of people who rely on us.


About the Private Sector Leasehold Administrative Assistant role


Quickly learning about all aspects of leasehold and housing administration, you will provide comprehensive support to our Private Sector Leasehold and Tenancy Sustainment Manager. You will go the extra mile every day for our customers and tenants as you maintain accurate property data, liaise with contractors on repairs, monitor and review action plans and process orders and invoices. At the same time, you will resolve a wide range of queries, administer and minute diverse meetings and assist in developing our IT systems whilst remaining abreast of the latest changes in legislation and best practice, so every day will bring new and stimulating challenges.


About you


To join us, you will need a sound administrative background gained in a housing, property management, maintenance, development, environmental or similar setting. If you’re familiar with housing management systems, open accounts using SAP and social housing policy and maintenance, so much the better, but it’s your enthusiasm, flexibility and ability to make things happen that will matter most. In particular, you should be extremely organised and methodical, effective against deadlines and capable of building excellent relationships, and you will be adept at analysing complex information, with great IT skills and meticulous attention to detail.




We are an Investor in People Platinum organisation, so you will be joining a company that creates a supportive high-performance culture. You can also expect to enjoy an excellent benefits package, including:


  • Flexible working with time based at home
  • Training opportunities
  • 25 days’ leave plus bank holidays and discretionary leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Pension scheme
  • Free parking
  • Employee Assistance Programme


And much more.


Job Description: PSL Administrative Assistant JD

Person Specification: PSL Administrative Assistant PS


To take on this exciting challenge as our Private Sector Leasehold Administrative Assistant, please apply with your CV.


We will interview suitable candidates upon receipt of their application and reserve the right to close the vacancy early. Please apply without delay to avoid disappointment.


Teign Housing is committed to its policy on equality and diversity, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. Registered charity no. 1112196.