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Housing Officer

  • Location:

    Huddersfield

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £14.36 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    0004 9B8F / 1_1630620036

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-02

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Housing Officer

Akton Recruitment has

- Keen on qualifications- Maths, English etc.

- Safe Guarding experience

- Housing offers experience

- Letting, estate agent experience

- Limited visits at the moment but will pick up when things get back to normal (19th July)

- Good at communication (Face to face and over the phone)

- Enhance DBS is required before starting

- 9-5 Monday to Friday - Flexible working hours





Required is Housing Officers for up to 6 months to work alongside our existing team of Housing Officers carrying out estate based housing management tasks currently working remotely from home. Function of the team includes but is not limited to:

Estate Management including environmental inspections on site, communal land and green spaces, community cohesion and the management of safe and sustainable communities.

Housing Management including tenancy management, anti social behaviour at individual properties or within communities, vulnerable adults and children, property and garden conditions an the viewing and sign up of empty homes, consultation and community engagement, Cllr and MP enquiries and multi agency working with our partners.

Housing Officers will deliver a customer focussed holistic housing management service, which ensures income collection, efficient turnaround of properties, appropriate letting and subsequent tenancy management. they will provide early help to customers, by being accessible and working with customers to reach positive outcomes to sustain their tenancy.



Experience

GCSE (or equivalent) Grade 4 (C) or above in English and Maths.
Excellent written and verbal communication with the ability to interact effectively and sensitively, in person, via the telephone and in writing.
Demonstrate a proven track record of delivering targets and goals within operational plans.
Skill and ability to work with partner organisations to achieve common goals
Previous experience of data input and maintenance of databases and/or contact management systems.
A good level of computer literacy to interrogate various software packages.
Knowledge of Health and safety, equality and diversity, safeguarding legislation in relation to the role.
Able to work flexibly and be response to change in order to improve performance
Ability to work effectively as part of a team coupled with the ability to work independently to achieve results
Ability to understand the importance of budgetary control.