Sustainable Allocations & Lettings Officer

Posted 23 May 2024
Salary Up to £20.00 per hour via an Umbrella Company
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Housing Recruitment
Contact NameMegan McMenamin

Job description

Our client, based in Worcestershire, is currently recruiting for a Sustainable Allocations & Lettings Officer on a 4-week temporary contract with the potential for extension.

The position is due to start immediately on a full-time basis, offering hybrid working with 1-3 days working from home. The hourly rate is negotiable up to £20.00 per hour via an Umbrella Company based on experience for this position.

The ideal candidate will have experience working within a similar role and providing advice and guidance to housing applicants.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Delivering a customer-centric service

  • Ensuring the strict timescales for letting properties are maintained to meet void turnaround targets and to minimise the rent loss

  • Effectively maintaining records, advertising properties, liaising with partners and Registered Providers (RPs), shortlisting of applicants for allocation to strict timescales

  • Write reports and submissions that respond to requests for information and statistical data from various sources

  • Responsible for completing housing related debt checks

  • Responsible for creating new tenancies on the Housing Management System accurately and timely to ensure the legal obligations for both landlord and tenant can be carried out

Experience required:

  • Experience using a Choice Based Letting and Housing Management systems

  • Providing advice and managing vulnerable applicants

  • Up to date knowledge of current Housing legislation

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

  • Working knowledge of using the Jigsaw system

Working hours:

  • 37.5 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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