Housing Officer

Location
London
Salary
£15000 - £22000 per annum
Posted
24 Nov 2017
Closes
22 Dec 2017
Ref
00076181
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company is looking to recruit a full time Housing Officer.

The role involves managing a large portfolio of social housing and keeping in regular contact with tenants, looking after rental income and dealing with repairs and neighbour nuisance issues.

You may be required to work with specific clients, such as homeless people, minority groups or people with disabilities.

Requirements -
- strong teamwork, interpersonal and organisational skills;
- sensitivity and empathy;
- an interest in working with diverse social groups;
- excellent communication skills (verbal and written);
- a customer-first approach to work;
- negotiation and influencing skills;
- the ability to adapt to different situations;
- self-motivation and tenacity;
- problem-solving skills;
- common sense and the ability to use initiative when making decisions; the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines;
- numeracy skills - for calculating rent arrears.
- IT skills.
- Clean driving License.

Salary range from £15,000 to £22,000, depending on the type of organisation, qualifications and experience.