Leasehold Officer

Posted 03 July 2024
Salary £22.87 per hour via an Umbrella Company / £34,006.91 per annum
LocationWest Midlands
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Housing Recruitment
Contact NameLeanne Elverson

Job description

We are proud to be partnering with an esteemed Housing Association based in the West Midlands, who seek to make a positive difference to homes, lives and communities around them. They are looking for a Leasehold Officer to join their team on a two-month temporary to permanent contract.

This will be a full-time position, offering two days working-from-home per week.

The hourly rate for this role is £22.87 via an Umbrella Company, eventually becoming an annual salary of £34,006.91 (plus an essential car user allowance).

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Understanding and interpreting leases – providing advice and assistance to leaseholders as necessary

  • Facilitating processes for resales, staircasing, lease extensions, alterations and Section 20 consultations

  • Dealing with tenancy and leasehold management to a patch of properties – including handling ASB cases and safeguarding concerns

  • Monitoring former tenant rent arrears and credit and providing income management advice

  • Accurately monitoring records and keeping systems up to date at all times

  • Contributing to court possession proceedings – including rent arrears cases and evictions)

Experience required:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Housing is desirable

  • Provided tenancy management advice to a patch of properties

  • Experience working alongside Leaseholders to provide an attentive service

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Up-to-date knowledge on Housing Legislation

  • Accurate understanding of the resales process

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Essential car user allowance provided

  • Eye care vouchers

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Long service and retirement awards

  • Pension scheme

  • Access to WeCare

  • Gift cards and store discounts

  • Healthcare cash plans

  • Gym discounts

  • Flexible working – opportunity to work 8:00am – 4:00pm

  • Free on-site parking

Working hours:

  • 37 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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.

At James Andrews Recruitment Solutions we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the high volume of applications this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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