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Housing Officer

£16.51 - £20.86 per hour

Job description

Are you a Housing Officer looking for work in East London?

Morgan Hunt's Public Sector and Government client based in East London is looking to recruit a Housing Officer to provide support throughout a busy period.

This assignment has been deemed inside of IR35.

As a Housing Officer, you will be responsible for managing rent arrears cases, implementing effective recovery strategies, and supporting tenants in resolving their arrears in a fair and compassionate manner.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have the ability to:

  • Provide support, advice, and guidance to tenants on their rights and responsibilities as tenants.
  • Manage a portfolio of properties, including conducting new tenant inductions, property inspections, and tenancy reviews.
  • Monitor compliance with tenancy agreements and housing policies. Take appropriate enforcement action in cases of tenancy breaches, rent arrears, antisocial behaviour, and property misuse.
  • Coordinate property maintenance and repair works, ensuring that properties are maintained to a high standard and in compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Respond promptly to maintenance requests and resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Facilitate tenancy transfers, assignments, and terminations in accordance with legal requirements and organisational policies.
  • Conduct exit interviews and property inspections upon tenancy terminations.
  • Monitor rent payments and arrears, implement rent recovery strategies, and support tenants in managing their rent payments and financial obligations.
  • Collaborate with internal teams, local authorities, housing associations, and community organisations to deliver holistic support services to tenants.
  • Liaise with external agencies and support networks to access additional support for tenants in need.

If you're looking to for a Public Sector and Government client based in East London, and feel you meet the essential criteria outlined above to be a Housing Officer, please contact the team with an up-to-date CV.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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