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Every day, the people on our team make a difference to our residents and tenants. Whether they’re working with them directly or supporting behind the scenes they’re helping them regain their independence and live more fulfilled lives. As we expand our services, we’re also helping other businesses to thrive.

This continued positive impact on our customers is extremely important to us and our success, and we can only achieve it by finding the right people to work with us.

We look for people who share our ambitious, forward-thinking outlook and supportive, hardworking approach. If you join us, we’ll invest in you and continue to nurture your potential to help you achieve great things for you, us and – most importantly – our customers. We strongly believe in providing a working environment which recognises individuals’ differing needs, therefore encouraging a work/life blend is key to us.

Our latest vacancies

Support Worker (Assistant Resident Coach)
Location Luton and South Bedfordshire
Salary Starting at £22,000 to £24,500
Closing Date 25/06/2021
Reference SQUPX620220

At Squared we pride ourselves on being a great place to work, where everyone feels fairly treated and enjoys their work in a welcoming and friendly environment. We’re a not-for-profit housing association that has been providing affordable housing in Luton and South Bedfordshire since 1962.

We currently have several fantastic opportunities for an Assistant Resident Coach to help our hostel residents make the move to independent living. We firmly believe in proactively supporting our residents to improve their lives and we want to coach them to realise their goals, moving from supported housing to an independent way of life.

You’ll carry out assessments of new residents, devise and implement support plans and risk management plans; conduct regular coaching sessions and support the Resident Coaches, participate in group and one to one interventions with residents of a specialist nature (e.g. CT informed interventions, motivational interviewing or harm minimisation interventions) where possible. You’ll also participate in reflective practice sessions with regards to supporting residents with complex needs; utilise your knowledge, skills and experience to recognise difficult or challenging resident situations, supporting colleagues to influence and bring about positive change to the residents behaviour, all whilst ensuring that residents are fully informed of their rights and responsibilities. There will be mandatory training to take part in during your induction, which takes place during the working day as a general rule, so you’ll need to be available for this.

The successful candidate will have experience working with vulnerable people within a customer centred environment and will have an awareness of social issues such as homelessness, well-being, support services and affordability. You will be self-motivated, have excellent communication skills, be IT literate and a confident decision maker and highly organised, enabling you to plan and prioritise effectively. Ideally, you will have evidence of community-based work/voluntary work and have experience in social care or housing-related sector.

Due to the nature of the role, we are seeking a driven and forward-thinking individual who is qualified or would be prepared to study towards a relevant qualification. You must have a full clean UK driving licence with access to your own vehicle for work purposes. Please note, this role will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

So, if you welcome the challenge, have experience of coaching vulnerable adults and like to work in a collaborative and authentic way that gets results, we’d love to hear from you. In return we can offer various amazing company perks including great price cinema tickets, high street discounts and loads more!

The interviews/assessment date TBC

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Digital Services Partner
Location Luton - Agile Working
Salary £28,000 - £30,000 per annum (based on experience)
Closing Date 27/06/2021
Reference SQUAI622483

Do you want to join Squared on the next stage of their journey?

Do you want to join the #30 Most Inclusive Workplace?

Are you innovative in your thinking?

Have you got what it takes to make this unique role into a rewarding career?

At Squared we pride ourselves on being a great place to work, where everyone feels fairly treated and enjoys their work in a welcoming and friendly environment. We’re a not-for-profit housing association that has been providing affordable housing in Luton and South Bedfordshire since 1962.

We outsource our IT and cloud services to a provider who is also responsible for technical support. This role will be the first point of contact, internally, for providing assistance with device management and system housekeeping.

The role will be part of our Finance and Digital Services and will report to the Head of Finance and Digital Services. You will be responsible for managing and maintaining the relationship with our outsourced IT and other system providers.

Other responsibilities will include

  • Developing IT procedures and guidelines and providing training to Squared team members

  • Technical incident management

  • Initiating and implementing continuous IT improvements in all areas of responsibility.

  • Managing, monitoring, maintaining, and automating the systems, policies and procedures

  • Ensuring security of data, network access and backup systems.

  • Line management of the IT Admin Assistant

  • Supporting the Head of Finance and Digital Services to develop and continuously improve the digital services provision as well as the creation of a roadmap for digital services that will change the service delivery for the better.

We are looking for an IT professional, from an IT support background, with strong networking and system administration skills and with the ability to confidently develop and recommend new systems using the latest technologies.

You’ll be creative in finding solutions. You will need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team. You will need to be adaptable and flexible to meet the demands of the services.

You will have excellent working knowledge of IT operating systems, server operations, hardware, Microsoft office products. We are also looking for someone with excellent problem-solving and resolution abilities on a wide range of software, hardware and network issues.

So, if you welcome the challenge, and have experience of working within an IT support environment, we’d love to hear from you. In return we can offer various amazing company perks including great price cinema tickets, high street discounts and loads more!

Interviews will take place on 7th July 2021

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Gardening Operative
Location Luton
Salary £9.00 per hour
Closing Date 02/07/2021
Reference SQUEX626121

Do you want to join Squared on the next stage of their journey?

Do you want to join the #30 Most Inclusive Workplace?

At Squared we pride ourselves on being a great place to work, where everyone feels fairly treated and enjoys their work in a welcoming and friendly environment. We’re a not-for-profit housing association that has been providing affordable housing in Luton and South Bedfordshire since 1962.

We require a reliable and flexible Gardener for our multiple sites in Luton areas who has a positive approach to work. The work is to be carried out Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am and 5pm,

Your main tasks will include

  • Lawn care
  • Lawn Aeration
  • Landscaping
  • Mowing
  • Strimming
  • Pruning
  • Mulching
  • Planting
  • Weed and Moss Control
  • Hedge cutting
  • Patio cleaning
  • Pond Maintenance
  • Maintaining all gardening equipment

Your will ensure all your work is to the highest standards, whilst maintaining health and safety at all times. You will provide excellent customer service by dealing with resident’s requests promptly and courteously, ensuring equipment is cleaned, maintained and stored correctly. You will also be required to carry out tasks related to clearance and waste disposal side of business. Previous gardening experience is required, however full site training will be provided. Ability to work independently and use initiative is essential.

Due to the travelling between sites, it is essential that you have a clean valid driving licence, a company van will be provided.

So, if you welcome the challenge, have experience in a similar role and like to work in a collaborative and authentic way that gets results, we’d love to hear from you. In return we can offer various amazing company perks including great price cinema tickets, high street discounts and loads more!

The closing date for this role is Friday, 2nd July 2021.

The Interviews will be held W/C 5th July 2021.

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Cleaning Operative
Location Luton
Salary £9.00 per hour
Closing Date 02/07/2021
Reference SQUXA626150

Do you want to join Squared on the next stage of their journey?

Do you want to join the #30 Most Inclusive Workplace?

At Squared we pride ourselves on being a great place to work, where everyone feels fairly treated and enjoys their work in a welcoming and friendly environment. We’re a not-for-profit housing association that has been providing affordable housing in Luton and South Bedfordshire since 1962.

We require a reliable and flexible cleaner for our properties in Luton areas who has a positive approach to work. The work is to be carried out Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am and 5pm.

Your main tasks will be to carry out a range of cleaning activities including:

  • Cleaning duties (washrooms, toilets, offices and communal areas).
  • Mopping
  • Sweeping
  • Dusting
  • Vacuuming

Your duty will be to ensure areas are cleaned to the highest standards, whilst maintaining health and safety at all times. You will provide excellent customer service by dealing with resident’s requests promptly and courteously, ensuring equipment is cleaned, maintained and stored correctly. Previous cleaning experience is required, however full site training will be provided. Ability to work independently and use initiative is essential.

Due to the travelling between sites, it is essential that you have a clean valid driving licence and access to own vehicle.

So, if you welcome the challenge, have experience in a similar role and like to work in a collaborative and authentic way that gets results, we’d love to hear from you. In return we can offer various amazing company perks including great price cinema tickets, high street discounts and loads more!

The closing date for this role is Friday, 2nd July 2021.

The Interviews will be held W/C 5th July 2021.

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Housing Officer
Location Luton and South Bedfordshire
Salary Starting salary - £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Closing Date 02/07/2021
Reference SQUUD627851

At Squared we pride ourselves on being a great place to work, where everyone feels fairly treated and enjoys their work in a welcoming and friendly environment. We’re a not-for-profit housing association that has been providing affordable housing in Luton and South Bedfordshire since 1962.

Our Homes department is a vital division of Squared providing more than just housing to our customers who are most in need. We work closely with a range of partners including the Department for Work and Pensions, Luton Borough Council and Central Bedfordshire Council. We have around 370 homes for independent living for people in need in our local community, spread across Luton, Dunstable, Caddington and Barton le Clay which range from bedsits and one-bedroom flats to houses with four or more bedrooms.

As a housing professional, you will be able to hit the ground running to manage our housing portfolio. You will be the main point of contact and will deliver an end to end tenancy management service, proactively managing the customer relationship. You will ensure our customers’ needs are met and exceeded whilst searching for innovative ways to enable as many people as possible to benefit from our limited housing resource.

You’ll play an important role at Squared both now and as it develops and grows. We need people to join a small team of like-minded individuals prepared to attempt something new, who are committed to meeting the needs of our customers through delivery of high-quality housing services.

You must have a full clean UK driving licence with access to your own vehicle for work purposes. Please note, this role will be subject to a DBS check.

So, if you welcome the challenge, and are capable of marrying strong self-management and administrative skills with empathy and support for individuals yet capable of being tough when needed, we’d love to hear from you. In return we can offer various amazing company perks including great price cinema tickets, high street discounts and loads more!

Closing date for the role: 9:00am on Friday 2nd July 2021

Assessment day: Tuesday 6th July 2021

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