Housing Management Officer
  • Employer: West Berkshire Council
  • Reference: V4259
  • Published: Wed 09/06/2021, 9:30 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 22/06/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: From £23541 to £29577 per annum (Grade G)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury, Berkshire

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Housing Management Officer

West Berkshire Council’s Housing Service has undergone a significant amount of change with an ambitious Service Improvement Programme coupled with investment designed to make it an excellent housing service and leading housing authority in the region. 

We are now looking for a Housing Management Officer to take responsibility for the management of our temporary accommodation properties. You must be able to multi-task and take a hands on approach to supporting our compliance in our role as a landlord and ensure that tenancy management such as, lettings, breaches of tenancy and rent arrears are dealt with effectively and efficiently.  You will demonstrate your strength as a team player assisting with housing related projects such as, the implementation of a new housing ICT system to manage rent accounts and contribute towards changes in policies and procedures. This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional individual who is self-sufficient and has a ‘can do’ approach to join our Housing Service. 

If you have a strong commitment to providing ongoing exceptional customer service and keen to assist with on-going improvement then this role is for you! 

If you meet the above criteria, are organised and flexible with an innovative approach to your work we would welcome your application for this post.

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 27 days per annum rising to a maximum of 32 days.

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Gemma Walsh (Homelessness Prevention & Relief Team Leader) on 01635 519983 or email Gemma.Walsh@westberks.gov.uk.

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