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Neighbourhood Housing Officer - Swindon Borough Council

Job Title: Neighbourhood Housing Officer - Swindon Borough Council
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Swindon
Industry:
Salary: £11 - £12.50 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 Months Temp
REF: NHO|Swindon|1209
Contact Name: Liam Heddle
Contact Email: Enquiries@4recruitmentServices.com
Job Published: 8 days ago

Job Description

Neighbourhood Housing Officer | Swindon Borough Council

Hours: Full-Time - 9am to 5pm – 37 hours

Duration: 3m w/extensions

Salary: £11 - £12.50 ph.

 

4Recruitment Services are seeking a Neighbourhood Housing Officer for a local authority in Swindon to provide a flexible, effective and pro-active housing management service which will include maximising rental income, and/or other estate and tenancy management functions.

What you will be doing -

  • Liaise with other agencies on issues relating to housing management and household welfare issues.
  • Attend evictions where necessary and arrange and deal with the clearance and storage of belongings.
  • Carry out pre-tenancy work, which includes new tenancy sign ups.
  • Respond to general correspondence as per policy and procedures, and assist in dealing with, and replying to, Councillors, Residents and MP’s enquiries.
  • Assist in the process of reviewing flexible tenancies.
  • Be aware and report potentially dangerous or detrimental defects within your working environment.
  • Undertake any other duties as allocated by the Neighbourhood Housing Manager appropriate to the grading level of the post.
  • Investigate requests for assignments, successions, and other amendments to tenancies and recommend approval or refusal.
  • Carry out tenancy audits/inspections of properties, communal areas and Housing owned public open spaces to ensure that they are maintained and kept to a reasonable standard.     
  • Achieve performance targets and service standards for your areas of responsibility.
  • Respond to tenants’ queries, which may require home visits
  • Liaise with other agencies on issues relating to housing management and household welfare issues.
  • Attend evictions where necessary and arrange and deal with the clearance and storage of belongings.
  • Carry out pre-tenancy work, which includes new tenancy sign ups.
  • Respond to general correspondence as per policy and procedures, and assist in dealing with, and replying to, Councillors, Residents and MP’s enquiries.
  • Assist in the process of reviewing flexible tenancies.

What You will need -

  • Previous Experience within Housing (Minimum 3 years)
  • Previous Local Authority Experience (Minimum 2 years)
  • Customer Facing Experience

4Recruitment Services is a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers and Healthcare professionals.  

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist social work consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area please contact Liam Heddle on 0208 911 1083.

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