Housing Officer needed in Cheltenham for a 2 month temporary contract
Your new company
You will be joining a brilliant housing provider who focuses on making a difference to the local community. Your new organisation is a forward thinking, developing housing provider and offers great opportunities to develop your skills.
Your new role
As a housing officer you will be working on a full time, temporary basis. As a housing officer you will be managing a patch of properties in Cheltenham covering a patch of around 700 properties. As a housing officer you will be managing tenancy sign ups, rent arrears and ASB management. As a housing officer you will develop links with specialist providers and signpost when necessary. As a housing officer you will ensure the services provided meet the tenants needs and manage complaints effectively. As a housing officer you will deal with tenancy queries and carry out property inspections, ensuring maintenance of the building is of quality and any complaints are dealt with. You will work closely with the tenancy management team ensuring tenancies are sustained and also with the tenancy involvement team, advising if a service user is in need of extra care through volunteering schemes.
What you'll need to succeed
To be a successful housing officer you must have up to date knowledge of social housing and previous experience in a similar role is essential. To be a successful housing officer you must have good communication skills and be able to deal with challenging situations. As a housing officer you must have a driving license and access to a car. Relevant knowledge of benefits, income collection and tenancy management is essential to be successful in this role.
What you'll get in return
Not only are you offered a competitive hourly rate but you will be joining a successful housing association who are developing and growing. You will be joining an inclusive housing association that look to develop their staff from within and this is a great organisation if you are looking to build on your existing knowledge in social housing.
What you need to do now
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