Income Assistant

Recruiter
Clarion
Location
South West London, London
Salary
26706.0000
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
16 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

HOURS: Part time 16 hours per week

CONTRACT TYPE: Permanent

Are you looking to make a difference in 2017 with a new and exciting challenge?

We have a great opportunity for an Income Assistant to make their mark in our newly merged housing group. This is a part time role of 16 hours per week and there is a degree of flexibility on the hours / days for the right candidate.

Based within a team of Income Officers and Assistants, the Income Assistant role will support the delivery of the Group's income management service and policies, which aim to maximise the amount of rent collected from, and minimise the financial hardship suffered by our customers.

Some of the key accountabilities for the role include:

  • To monitor and recover tenant rent arrears
  • To maintain strong relationships with internal colleagues and external partners
  • To manage the direct debit process and take card payments from customers
  • Provide advice to customers facing financial hardship including help with benefit checks and referrals to specialist agencies
  • Manage team inbox and phone lines
  • Maintain accurate records and process invoices

What are we looking for?

  • First rate customer service skills gained from experience in a similar role
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Competence in producing written documents and reports and proficiency in MS Office products including Word, excel and Outlook
  • Ability to make basic mathematical calculations
  • Minimum GCSE grade C or equivalent in English and Maths

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you then we'd love to hear from you.

Closing Date: Midday on Wednesday 28th June 2017

Interviews will be held on Friday 7th July 2017

How to apply

For further details on this vacancy, and to apply, please visit our website.

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This post is subject to a Basic Criminal Record Check Clearance.

About Clarion Housing Group

Clarion Group formed in 2016, following the merger between two of the country's largest housing associations, Affinity Sutton and Circle Housing Group.

With over 125,000 homes we are the country's largest housing group. We attract and connect experience and people across every aspect of housing. We plan and build. We attract people, support people and invest in creating platforms for thriving communities.

We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.