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Things will go wrong but then it is vital to not only put them right, but also learn lessons so that the same problems don’t arise again.

Complaints provide an invaluable insight into areas for improvement. To take full advantage of this free feedback, landlords need to have a positive ‘learning culture’ and systems in place to capture and share the lessons learnt.

 

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    The Housing Ombudsman’s expert trainers will share examples from the Ombudsman’s casework and best practice in capturing learning from across the social housing sector. The interactive sessions will include group work as well as plenty of time for questions and for sharing experience with other delegates.

    Sessions will cover:  

    • How to capture learning from complaints
    • How to translate learning into practical service improvements
    • When and how to share learning with staff, managers, residents and contractors
    • Specific examples of how landlords have used learning to improve services.

    Why attend?

    Faced with tightening resources and increasing demands, landlords need to maximise their use of the intelligence that complaints can provide.

    This workshop is essential for those involved in complaint handling and for all staff and managers who are committed to driving service improvement.

    Delegates will come away with a clear understanding of the benefits of a learning culture and of how learning can be systematically captured and used.

  • Our speaker

    John Goodwin is a Systemic Adjudicator with the Housing Ombudsman Service. In this role he addresses systemic failings by social landlords. He is also part of the Ombudsman’s Sector Development Team – working with landlords, residents and others to improve complaint-handling and learning from complaints across the sector.

    Prior to joining the Ombudsman, John spent ten years with the Audit Commission’s Housing Inspectorate – inspecting a range of housing organisations and services.

    John previously worked for Shelter in several roles, including Head of Legal Services and Editor of ROOF magazine. He began his housing career in homelessness, housing advice and resettlement with a London borough.

    John has written and edited a number of publications including: ‘Built to Last’ (a history of British housing policy).

    John is an accredited mediator and a trustee and past chair of a social care charity.

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    * Please note that all prices are subject to standard VAT. Byte Size members do not qualify for member discounts. Please call 01904 557150 for more information.

    Ticket Type Price Spaces
    Members of any HQN network
    1 delegate
    £175.00
    Members of any HQN network
    2 delegates
    £150.00
    Members of any HQN network
    3+ delegates
    £125.00
    Non-members
    1 delegate
    £200.00
    Non-members
    2 delegates
    £175.00
    Non-members
    3+ delegates
    £150.00


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Dates and prices



07 September 2022
10:00am - 12:15pm
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