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Rent Arrears Recovery Officer

£17.53 - £21.71 per hour
Hybrid working

Job description

Are you a Rent Arrears Recovery Officer looking for work in Sutton, London?

Morgan Hunt's Public Sector and Government client based in Sutton is looking to recruit a Rent Arrears Recovery Officer to provide support throughout a busy period.

This assignment has been deemed inside of IR35.

As a Rent Arrears Recovery Officer, you will play a crucial part in managing rent arrears, working proactively to recover outstanding balances and supporting individuals and families in maintaining their tenancies.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have the ability to:

  • Monitor and manage rent arrears cases, conducting regular assessments to identify potential issues and implementing effective recovery strategies.
  • Provide support to tenants facing financial difficulties, offering advice on budgeting, benefit entitlements, and signposting to relevant support services.
  • Utilise strong negotiation and mediation skills to establish payment plans and agreements with tenants to clear outstanding arrears.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of arrears, communications, and agreements, utilising relevant databases and systems.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant housing laws and regulations in the recovery process including serving notices and initiating legal proceedings when necessary.
  • Strong knowledge of housing laws, tenancy agreements, and rent arrears recovery processes.
  • Familiarity with relevant databases and software for record-keeping.

If you're looking to work for a Public Sector and Government client based in Sutton, London, and feel you meet the essential criteria outlined above to be a Rent Arrears Recovery 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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