Housing Officer

9.68 - 12.47 GBP Hourly
08 Aug 2019
05 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a Housing Officer to join our clients offices based in Dorset on a temporary contract basis for 3 months with the possibility of an extension.

As the Housing Officer, your duties will include:

To make use of the technology available to improve communication within the team and the Council as a whole
To carry out all work within the spirit and intent of relevant legislation and Council policies and procedures, with a customer care focus
To provide an effective and efficient housing management service incorporating all matters of tenancy management, lettings and enforcement
Undertake a range of tenancy management duties including: Sign up's, property inspections for tenants giving notice or completing a transfer or mutual exchange, carrying out post tenancy visits to new and transferring tenants, accompanied viewings, investigations for tenancy amendments, managing the conversion of Introductory tenancies to Secure tenancies
Carry out investigations for abandoned properties and to liaise with other teams within the Council for evidence purposes
Deliver a comprehensive anti-social behaviour service to customers and Leaseholders and other stakeholders, building effective partnerships with other bodies and agenciesTo be successful for this Housing Officer post you will need to have:

Effective Communicator
Legislation skills
Management skills
Recent and relevant experience of housing management duties including allocations
Experience of dealing with customers in one to one situations
5 GCSEs or equivalent to include English
Holds a professional qualification or can demonstrate evidence of continuous professional development
A basic understanding of housing legislation and lawEnhanced DBS Required

Childrens and Adults Barred Lists check

Start Date-


Working Hours-

37 hours per week

Monday - Friday

Pay Rate-

GBP11.88 p/h