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  • Location:

    Glasgow

  • Sector:

    Social Work

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £18.48 per hour

  • Contact:

    Megan McAvoy

  • Contact email:

    megan.mcavoy@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/579953

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-08

  • Start date:

    08/06/2021 10:39:16

Are you an experienced Housing Officer with Welfare Rights experience? If you are available immediately for temporary work then this could be an opportunity for you.

Our client in the Housing Sector requires an experienced Housing Officer to who can start immediately and is available for ongoing temporary work. Covering a period of sickness this will be for a few weeks initially but could be extended.

The pay rate on offer is £18.48, equivalent to £33,642 annual salary, based on 35 hours per week. There will be a mix of office and home working available.

Duties & responsibilities of a Housing Officer:

  • Deliver tenancy and estate management services to a defined "patch" of SHA social rent and shared ownership properties and, where required, Mid-Market and market rent properties managed on behalf of East End Housing Development Company

  • Work closely with colleagues and outside agencies to help ensure tenants incomes are maximised and they are able to access other advice & services that will assist them in achieving good life outcomes.

  • Ensure that rental income is maximised through: the efficient and sensitive re-letting of void properties, the promotion of a "rent first" culture and excellent arrears prevention and recovery practice

  • Ensure tenants have a clear understanding of the requirements of the tenancy agreement and that these are enforced. Be responsible for relationships with partner, statutory and other bodies to help ensure the prevention and resolution of neighbour nuisance and anti-social behaviour

  • Ensure that the overall appearance of housing developments is maintained and residents enjoy well-managed common and landscaped areas

  • Act as client, and work closely with Upkeep personnel, in relation to the close-cleaning, caretaking and landscaping services for the "patch"

  • Positively respond to customer enquiries and feedback and pro-actively engage with residents regarding the full range of Housing Management services and other services provided by the Association in a solutions focused way

  • Actively and positively contribute to the ongoing review of the Association's services and work closely with colleagues to help ensure their continuous improvement

Apply now with an up to date CV or call Megan @ the Glasgow Office.

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