Ref. 65486

Housing Officer

  • Location: Redbridge, Greater London
  • Salary: £16.51 - £20.86 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for temporary Housing Officer to work in Redbridge. This position is initially for a period of 6 months and is paying £16.51 (PAYE) or £20.86 (umbrella) per hour. The working hours are Monday – Friday from 9am – 5pm. 

The role:

To provide efficient, effective and responsive housing management services within a designated work area, ensuring that services are provided in accordance with agreed policies and priorities of the council. 

Key Responsibilities:

To manage cases, maintain a direct involvement, identify the factors and develop appropriate actions in line with the priorities and practices of the council.

To keep abreast of all relevant legislation.

All areas of Tenancy Management including successions, assignments, mutual exchanges, and legal issues, including preparing statements and presenting these at court, boundary disputes and damage to property.

To contribute to the overall performance of the Directorate through personal performance, co-operation with other groups and in support of initiatives as approved by the Strategic Manager – Housing Management.

Establish and maintain good lines of communication within the housing team, the council and with outside agencies concerning matters relating to the area and services managed.

Attend meetings and undertake relevant actions and visits out of office hours as required.

Be effective and efficient in the provision of comprehensive landlord functions giving general advice and assistance to council tenants, leaseholders and all residents.

To receive and respond to ASB and tenancy and estate management issues and develop appropriate solutions in line with the policies, priorities and practices of the council.

To assist in identifying tenancy support needs and make relevant referrals to appropriate agencies.

Applicant Requirements:

Qualifications: A level 4 professional, academic or management qualification and evidence of continuous professional development.

Experience:  2+ years working within a similar role. 

Compliance:  Proof of right to work in the UK and 2 x references. 

Travel:  Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

Hours:  37 hours p/w.

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