Rent Income Team Manager

Posted 15 November 2023
Salary £43,778 per annum
LocationEast Midlands
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Housing Recruitment
Contact NameSamuel Birt

Job description

We are currently partnering with a Housing Association based in the East Midlands, who are recruiting for a Rent Income Team Manager, to join their growing team on a permanent basis.

Our client delivers housing services across the East Midlands, believing everyone deserves a safe home that meets their needs.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week with a salary of £43,778 per annum and the role is expected to start in December 2023.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Leading and motivating teams of officers to deliver a high-quality service

  • Offering value for money services to tenants and other customers for rent collection and arrears recovery, ensuring they have access to financial services available and can manage debt effectively

  • Working collaboratively and cohesively with the other Rent Income Team Manager and other managers/Heads of Service, sharing best practice and delivering a consistency in approach across the teams

  • Overseeing the collection of rent, service charges and sundry debts ensuring the maximisation of income

  • Maintaining a high-level working knowledge of court procedures for rent possession claims, money claims and enforcement processes

  • Liaising directly with the court and attending user group meetings as required

  • Responding to legislative and regulatory changes, new initiatives, or pressures internally and externally, in the housing sector that may impact on the service provided

Experience required:

  • Experience of managing, leading and motivating teams

  • Experience and understanding of income management and recovery processes including court protocols and procedures

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Welfare Reform measures

  • Rent accounting systems and processes

  • CAPITA IT system relating to rent account management

Rewards and Benefits:

  • 27 days a year (plus public bank holidays), increasing to 32 days after 5 years’ service

  • LGPS Pension Scheme

  • Free parking

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Flexible working arrangement

  • Employee discount hub

  • Training opportunities

Working hours:

  • 37 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm

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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