Apprentice Housing Officer

Newmarket, Suffolk
23 Jun 2022
17 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract

About Us

Godolphin is the world’s largest thoroughbred operation, comprising breeding and racing interests spanning 6 countries, across 4 different continents. Founded in Dubai in 1992, the operation has been built on a foundation of innovation and uninhibited achievement that has led to a legacy of success for horses in Godolphin’s famous blue silks. Its global headquarters is in Newmarket, which is the epicentre of the UK’s thoroughbred industry.

The Role

Working as part of a busy and proactive Accommodation team, this is a vital full-time role, responsible for providing advice and information to tenants and keeping housing records up to date. You will assist the Accommodation Manager in achieving void turnaround targets, monitoring property repairs and maintenance, and creating tenancy agreements and associated legal paperwork. The accommodation department manages an impressive portfolio of circa 350 properties and the successful candidate will split their time between administrative office work and field-based duties e.g., property inspections and contractor liaison.

This role is a fixed term contract for 18 months and will be suitable for someone wishing to pursue a career in the housing sector. Full training and support will be given in studying towards a Level 3 qualification and subject to a successful 18-month period of development and mentorship, we aim to make this role permanent

The Successful Applicant

This role would suit someone from a housing, estate agency, administration, or customer service background, but we welcome applications from those with no experience but with a passion for customer service and working in housing. A solid educational background to include GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths and English is important as well as a thorough working knowledge of MS Office. A driving license is essential for this role.

Godolphin encourages continuous personal and professional development. The successful candidate will be expected to progress their professional qualifications and remain up to date with legislative changes and industry trends.

Additional Information

This is a new and exciting opportunity for the right individual and in return, we offer a salary of £18,000 per annum and a generous benefits package.

To apply, click the ‘I'm Interested’ button or send your CV and a covering letter to:

Human Resources, Godolphin Management Company Limited, The Main Office, Dalham Hall, Duchess Drive, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 9HE

The closing date for applications is Sunday 17th July 2022.

Godolphin aims to create a diverse and inclusive working environment in which everyone feels valued, that their contribution matters and they are able to perform to their full potential. We therefore encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances, and we will be happy to discuss any adjustments you may require to make our workplace one you can thrive in.