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Housing Officer

  • Location

    Coalville

  • Sector:

    Housing Benefits & Planning

  • Job type:

    Contracts

  • Salary:

    £20 - £22 per hour

  • Job ref:

    5170808_1622733366

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Duration:

    2 Months +

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Expiry date:

    03-07-2021

We have an exciting opportunity for a Housing Officer to join our busy offices based in Coalville on a temporary basis for 2 months with the possibility of an extension. We are looking for someone to start ASAP, working 2 days per week, at £20 - £22 p/h.

As the Housing Officer, your main duties will include:

  • To manage a neighbourhood to maximize income and take appropriate action to create inclusive communities.
  • Daily contact with tenants and their representatives concerning any aspect of Housing Management and conditions of tenancy.
  • Ensure by investigation, negotiation, and enforcement that tenants comply with their conditions of tenancy, particularly with regard to nuisance and anti-social behaviour.
  • To collect witness statements and evidence for cases referred to court, attending court as required.
  • Complete home inspections for tenants requesting a transfer, mutual exchange and home visits.
  • To monitor current rent arrears and take appropriate action in order to prevent debt to the Council.
  • To complete estate inspections, including monitoring of the cleaning contract.
  • To undertake quarterly reviews for Introductory Tenancies and make recommendations for converting to secure or extensions.

To be successful for this Housing Officer post you will need to have:

  • Experience of working in Housing Management, specifically tenancy management.
  • Knowledge of Housing Legislation
  • Experience in delivering an outcome-focused service
  • Ability to maximise income
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Effective Negotiation and influencing skills

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