Job Description

Finance Officer (Income & Rents)


Salary: Grade C: Starting salary is £25,621 per annum. The band goes up to £27,849 per annum, however, this is dependent on annual performance reviews.

Hours: Full Time, 37 hours per week


About the role:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our small, supportive finance team which operates within the wider support services function. You will need to have accounts experience, with great attention to detail and be values driven. We are committed to supporting our dedicated frontline staff who care for those experiencing homelessness in our region and beyond. This particular role will work closely with our housing management team ensuring they have up to date, relevant and accurate information to enable them to manage rental & housing benefit income.

Job Purpose:
To assist with all aspects of maintaining and preparing accurate accounting records, including the operation of the organisations’ rent accounting database and supporting the finance manager with monitoring, recording and forecasting expenditure from restricted funds.

Organisation Context:
Oasis Community Housing (OCH) is a Christian response to homelessness and disadvantage providing housing, support and other specialised services. The support provided aims to develop life skills that will enable people to live successful independent lives. 

Oasis Community Housing is part of the Oasis group of charities. The group includes national charities dedicated to education, housing, and campaigning against human trafficking and we work to a common vision of creating communities in which everyone can thrive and reach their God-given potential.


We welcome applicants from all faiths or none, but it is important that all employees understand and sympathise with the Christian vision, ethos and culture of Oasis Community Housing. However, it will be an occupational requirement that a practising Christian is needed for some specified roles. This will be highlighted in the qualifications section of the job description and will be clearly stated in the job advert. This is not one of those posts.


This post is based in the Central Office in Gateshead


Closing date for applications is Wednesday 26th June 2024

Oasis Community Housing is an equal opportunities employer

Registered charity no. 1107554.


To apply for this role, please use the Apply link below. Using the links to the Job Description, Guidance and our Ethos and Values.

Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, meeting essential criteria and Enhanced DBS.


Please note CVs are not accepted.

Finance Officer (Income & Rents) – Job Description
Guidance on Completing an Application
Oasis Community Housing Ethos and Values