Community Housing Officer

Posted 03 July 2024
Salary Up to £23 via an Umbrella Company
LocationNewton Abbot
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Housing Recruitment
Contact NameAlexandria Blackwood

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a Housing Association based in Devon, who are recruiting for a Housing Officer on a temporary two-month contract. The position is due to start immediately, the hourly rate of pay is negotiable up to £20-£23 via an Umbrella company.


The ideal candidate will have general housing knowledge, have experience managing tenancies, serving NOPS and NTQs, and have experience dealing with ASB, Tenancy Queries and rental arrears.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Managing a patch of properties across the Newton region

  • Dealing with medium to low level ASB

  • Monitoring tenants rent accounts and chase tenants rent arrears

  • Signposting customers to additional support providers

  • Dealing with general estate and tenancy management

Experience required:

  • Experience required as a Housing Officer or in a similar Housing role

  • Experience working with customers within housing


Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Risk assessment and management

  • Financial management and budgeting

  • Compliance and due diligence

  • Ability to hit the ground running


Rewards and Benefits:

  • Potential Hybrid working

  • Flexible working days

Working hours:

  • 37 hours per week

  • Monday – Thursday, 9am-5pm

  • Friday: 08:30-16:30


Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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