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Housing Management & Rents Officer

Benfleet, Essex
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
RECRUITMENTiQ are delighted to be working alongside a a Local Government and they are seeking a Housing Management & Rents Officer.They are offering a Full Time (37 hours per week), Permanent Contract.Local Scale Point 12-23 (£22,571 to £28,226 per annum)Pay Award Pendingplus Essential Car User AllowanceThey are looking for a self- motivated, enthusiastic person to join our Housing Management & Rents team in Benfleet, Essex, to take up a permanent contract. They are a small team that handles a varied and busy workload. If you enjoy learning about your residents and tenants and want to help make a difference, you could be exactly who we are looking for. They will welcome a variety of applicants, who have relevant transferable skills or experience in customer care, although Housing Experience would be desirable.You will ideally have experience of the below, but it is not essential as full training will be given:
  • Knowledge of Housing working practices and associated legislation
  • Experience of dealing with anti-social behaviour and tenancy management issues
  • Experience of preparing cases for court regarding tenancy breaches
  • Rent arrears recovery
  • Welfare benefits knowledge
  • The ability to demonstrate initiative and organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build good working relationships with tenants, leaseholders and partner organisations.
  • Customer care experience ( including retail)
  • The ability to quickly adapt to working in a changing environment & support the existing members of the Housing Service
  • A common-sense approach to dealing with situations
  • To be a team player
  • The ability to learn quickly
You will work closely with tenants and colleagues in Housing Maintenance and Sheltered Housing and you will play an active part in developing relationships between these areas. Experience in Housing is desirable but not essential.For further details or to submit an application online, please click apply.CVs alone will not be accepted.Closing date for applications: 4.00 pm on Friday 16th September 2022.This post is subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check.
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  • Job Reference: 707316761-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: RECRUITMENTiQ
  • Location: Benfleet, Essex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent