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Housing Officer

Employer
Venn Group
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
22 Oct 2021

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Sector
Charity
Salary Band
Hourly Rate, At least £18.00
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Interim Support & Housing Recruitment Solutions
Housing Officer

Venn Group's Social Housing Recruitment Team are currently recruiting for a Housing Officer to come on board on a temporary contract with a client based in Dorset.

Location: Dorset
Contract Type: 3-4 months, with the possibility of extension
Working days: 35 per week (Mon-Fri) 9am - 5pm, Mixture of working from home and on patches
Hourly rate: £15 - £20 inclusive of holiday pay
Vacancy reference: 7112720

Day-to-Day Duties:
Oversee designated patch of around 450-500 properties across a geographical patch, carrying out all aspects of Housing Management
Carry out pre-tenancy visits/checks to assess applicants' needs and make allocation recommendations
Identify and address any estate concerns
Offer properties, sign up new tenants and inform new tenants and shared owners of the obligations of both tenant and landlord
Oversee mutual exchanges within statutory timescales and any tenancy changes such as successions, deed of release or assignments
Advise residents of welfare benefits to which they may be due and signposting to relevant agencies
Recover unpaid rents and service charges and other debts owed by tenants and shared owners
Take relevant legal action and represent the organisation at court hearings
Deal with reports of anti-social behaviour, nuisance and suspected tenancy fraud impartially and in line with policy and procedures
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with a range of key agencies in resolving ASB cases
Understand and comply with the organisation's health and safety policies and practices and

Essential Skills:
A current enhanced DBS issued within the past 12 months
Experience within a housing environment in a capacity which involved face-to-face interaction with customers
A driver with use of own car

If you have a current DBS, relevant experience, are immediately available and would like to be considered for this position please call Ellen McGill or Branwen Johns on or send an updated CV to

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.
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