Neighbourhood Officer

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Feb 2019
Closes
19 Feb 2019
Sectors
Engineering, Defence
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a Neighbourhood Officer role, for a local authority based in the West London area. This an initial 5-month contract (with a view for extension) and we are looking for candidates who can start immediately.

The Role:

* Through close and regular contact with tenants, identify and assist vulnerable tenants, referring them on to relevant agencies and monitoring these services to enable the tenant to sustain their tenancy.

* Oversea the housing management responsibilities of the void process, minimizing the time a property is void whilst ensuring a customer focused letting service.

* Complete new tenancy sign-ups in accordance with set policies and procedures and maximise sustainment of tenancies within the introductory period.

* Manage applications for mutual exchanges, tenancy changes and Right to Buy within statutory timescales and present recommendations to the Head of Neighbourhood Management for authorisation.

Requirements:

* Excellent understanding of social housing & neighbourhood management issues.

* Understanding of best practice in & management of nuisance, harassment & anti-social behaviour.

* Understanding of landlord and tenant relationships and responsibilities.

* Local authority experience is essential.

If you are interested in this role, then please get in touch