Job description:

Risk and Assurance Co-Ordinator

Flexible – across South and Midlands as well as hybrid working

Salary – £18300-21700 per annum – depending on skills and experience

Contract type – Permanent

Working hours – Full Time – 4 day working week

Closing Date – 7 April 2023

Interview Date – TBC

About the role

You will need to have appropriate and proportionate assurance, to include the effective supporting the co-ordination of outsourced internal audit arrangements, monitoring and reporting on the implementation of agreed actions, and the update and maintenance of GSA`s Assurance Map.

There will be a fit-for-purpose organisational risk management framework, including the capture, recording and assessment of risk, and related controls and assurance activities

There is robust anti-fraud and whistleblowing arrangements (including timely case management and reporting)

There is a framework for co-ordinating the monitoring and update of a complete and consistent set of GSA policies and procedures

A programme of regular reporting to the Leadership Team, Executive Board, ARC and GSA Board in relation to all or any of the above.

About you

You must have a qualification in a related field or a willingness to study towards one.

You need to have experience and knowledge of the social housing operating environment

You must be able to be trusted to recognise and appropriately manage confidential information

You must be able to deploy effective verbal and written communication with stakeholders

You must be committed to process improvement, continually analysing processes and driving change where required.

You must have the ability to gather relevant information from a variety of sources to enable sound decisions to be taken.

You must be able to use project management disciplines and methodologies, including planning and co-ordination, as required.

You must be able to manage difficult conversations effectively.

About us

GreenSquareAccord is one of the biggest social housing and care providers in England.

We believe passionately in our mission to build better lives and provide social housing and support services to 54,000 people across our four localities. We are proud to play an active role in helping people to deal with the consequences of the housing crisis by providing affordable homes for people in our communities who need them most.

We also provide care and support to some of the most vulnerable people in society. This includes support for people who are homeless, experiencing domestic violence or are part of the criminal justice system.

Our purpose

We are proud to be able to support tens of thousands of people across England by providing affordable housing and care to help people live independently.

Our focus is on building better lives. Everything we do is about people – whether that`s providing a good quality, safe home or providing care which helps someone to live an independent life.

Our colleagues live and breathe this social purpose and we need great people, with skills across a range of disciplines, to make this happen.

Working for GreenSquareAccord gives you the chance to bring your skills and expertise and make a real difference. It doesn`t matter which role you are considering applying for, your work will help thousands of people build a better life.

The GSA Way

We know that how we do things is just as important as what we do. To help us make a difference, together, we created the GSA Way.

A culture we commit to, aspire to, and live and breathe. Commitments and behaviours which together make our organisation what it is.

Our five core commitments are:

  • We believe our customer is everything
  • We are one team
  • We are supportive and caring
  • We are business-minded for social purpose
  • We are curious and ambitious.
  • You can read more about the GSA Way in our recruitment pack.


    In support and recognition of our colleagues who will help us deliver our employer strategy, we offer a fantastic benefits package. This includes; annual holiday entitlement (plus statutory bank holidays); a defined contribution pension scheme; trust based flexible working and a Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).

    All individuals who apply to work at GreenSquareAccord are considered on their merits in line with our Diversity and Inclusion strategy and policy.

    GreenSquareAccord are a Disability Confident Employer therefore we actively encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and try to provide access, adjustments, equipment or other practical support where required. All applicants with a disability who meet the `essential eligibility criteria` for the role, as detailed in the job description, are guaranteed an interview.

    If you need any assistance, adjustments or adaptations throughout our selection processes please let us know.

    Close Date for applications:07/04/2023Job description attachment:

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