Housing Officer

Location Dunstable
Discipline: Public Sector
Job type: Contract
Salary: £Up to £12 per hour
Contact name: Shona Inglis

Contact email: singlis@novaxrecruitment.com
Job ref: RQ496691_1641305295
Published: 24 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Housing Officer
£12 per hour
Full Time Contract

We are seeking a Housing Officer to be the lead officer in the management of a portfolio of properties including the Leasehold and Shared Ownership stock and properties purchased under the Right To Buy scheme.

Main responsibilities include:-

  • To be the lead officer for and effectively co-ordinate the shared ownership marketing, sales and staircasing process from instructing surveyors in order to provide valuations through to liaising with solicitors/purchasers/vendors and Estate Agents.
  • To lead on the maintenance of a data base of applicants requesting shared ownership properties and to liaise with the Help to Buy Agents as necessary.
  • Attend court hearings and first tier Valuation Tribunals, with CBC legal representatives, in order to recover arrears of rent and service charges.
  • To provide general advice and administration of marketing and re-sales of leasehold properties.
  • To monitor all rent and service charge accounts on a regular basis and take appropriate arrears recovery action in accordance with policy and procedures.

Key Skills and Requirements include:-

  • Demonstrate a good knowledge of Housing Legislation and Tenancy Law.
  • Extensive knowledge/experience of working in a Shared Ownership environment and ideally will have experience of shared ownership sales.
  • Experience with a Local Authority or Housing Association within a Housing Management environment.
  • Experience of dealing with a wide range of clientele, ethnic background including District Judge, solicitors, Estates Agents, vulnerable people both young and old.

For more information, contact Shona on 01612330034