Ref. 67751

Temporary Accommodation Officer

  • Location: London, Greater London
  • Salary: £16.74 - £20.73 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are currently looking for a Temporary Accommodation Officer to work within the Royal Borough of Kingston. The role is to manage the Council’s temporary accommodation within its own in-borough Hostels and portfolio of leased property procured from private landlords. This mainly involves health and safety inspections of properties and covering concierge duties in our 4 hostels. You will need the ability to travel around Kingston and surrounding boroughs to visit properties on a day to day basis.

Some Key Information is Highlighted Below: 

Rate: £20.73 per hour. 

Hours: 36 per week. 

Essential Knowledge: 

  • Knowledge of private sector housing law and security of tenure, particularly Assured Shorthold Tenancies.
  • Knowledge of repairing and health and safety obligations relating to temporary accommodation and standards in the private sector.
  • An understanding of the needs of homeless households in temporary accommodation. 

Essential Experience:

  •  Experience of working in a busy frontline housing service or similar and/or significant technical experience.
  • Experience of partnership working and influencing and negotiating to achieve successful outcomes.
  • Experience of conducting high quality casework/

Essential Skills: 

  • Ability to work with others to achieve excellent performance.
  • Has the ability to understand and assimilate complex information, and translate that information into innovation in practice and management.
  • Customer service focused, able to develop productive working relationships and respond effectively to challenging behaviours from customers.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to a range of audiences including customers, advocates and external stakeholders.

Compliance Requirements:

  • 2 years referencing
  • Right to Work
  • Enhanced DBS

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