IMMEDIATELY REQUIRED TO WORK IN STROUD
Hours: 37 Hours Per Week
Duration: Temp (to Perm)
Salary: £16.29 – £20.59
Car Required: Mileage Reimbursed
Are you a hardworking and diligent Housing Officer with a great knowledge and understanding of tenancy management?
Is so, BRC are working in partnership with a Local Authority who are recruiting for a Housing Officer. They are looking for someone to effectively manage a patch of properties, ensuring that the homes have legal tenants, investigating non-occupation. As a Housing Officer, you will play a vital part in delivering affordable accommodation by acting as a key liaison to tenants, providing them with their rights and responsibilities, participating in community events and monitoring neighbourhoods.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the properties and tenants within the designated patch. The focus of the role is to ensure that tenants are responsible for and able to pay rent, negotiating affordable and sustainable repayment plans to those in debt, and actioning cases of tenancy fraud. Constant communication with the tenants is necessary to manage rent accounts by supporting ongoing rent and debt recovery. The candidate will also have to effectively liaise with internal services and external agencies to appropriately manage the patch.
To be successful in this position, you will need a strong knowledge and understanding of tenancy management and enforcement. You will have experience of debt and income recovery. A sound understanding of landlord and tenant legislation is required. Candidates with excellent communication, negotiating skills, and ability to deal with aggravated situations are desired.
This organisation is aware of the complex nature of this role and therefore encourages a sense of creativity within the general framework of recognised procedures. Not only will you be the given the opportunity to work within a challenging and fulfilling role, but you will also be compensated with a competitive hourly rate and chance to work for a forward-thinking organisation.
A Valid UK Driver’s License with access to a car is required to apply for this role.
For additional information on this exciting opportunity please call Jonty Collins on 02920231000, or apply with an up to date CV!