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Job Reference: 62869

Lettings Officer

  • WarwickWarwickshire
  • £12.91 - £12.91 per hour
  • Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for a Lettings Officer at North Warwickshire Borough Council

Job Purpose:

To implement the Council’s Lettings Scheme for applicants on the housing register. This includes providing information and advice to ensure they have the best opportunity of being re-housed and enables them to access support services where appropriate.

To let the Council’s vacant properties ensuring best use is made of the stock available to let.

Provide applicant nominations for Private Registered Providers when requested.

Carry out the administrative duties for the Council’s emergency accommodation and support residents in its temporary accommodation

Principal Responsibilities

1          To proactively work with applicants on the Council’s Housing Register to ensure they have the best possible opportunity of being re-housed. This will include providing comprehensive advice, information and assistance to housing applicants about their application and their housing options.

2          To implement the Council’s Letting Scheme for individual applicants and ensure their efficient and fair implementation. This will include actively managing the Housing Register by keeping in contact with applicants, verifying circumstances and assessing changes in accordance with policies and procedures and reviewing applications annually. Responsibilities also include acting to ensure the housing register information is maintained to high standards of accuracy and that applicants who no longer qualify have their application reviewed. Verifying documentation, acting to prevent fraudulent applications and contacting other professionals as appropriate will be part of these duties.

3          To be the primary contact for applicants who are registered on then waiting list and have queries about their housing choices and possible offers of tenancy. This could be by telephone or face to face interviews and will include dealing with correspondence from customers and from professionals who make enquiries on their behalf.

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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