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Housing Officer

Job Title: Housing Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire
Salary: Up to £13.50 per hour
Start Date: October 2018
Reference: BBBH58281_1537892761
Contact Name: Jessica Roberts
Contact Email: j.roberts@parity.net
Job Published: September 25, 2018 17:26

Job Description

Housing Officer - Dumbarton based - 4 - 6 month contract.

Our public sector client has an exciting opportuntiy for a skilled Housing Officer to join their team based in Dumbarton. You will be responsible for providing a person-centred service advising on housing and pre-tenancy advice, maximizing rental income and employability services, reducing void rent loses and working closely with localised area housing teams.

Essential skills:

  • National Qualifications Level 5 or equivalent extensive experience off working within social rented housing sector.
  • Extensive knowledge of the issues surrounding housing landlord functions for example income maximisation, rent collection, void management and allocating houses
  • Experience of working within a social housing environment within either a local authority or Registered Social Landlord (RSL) setting.
  • Strong working knowledge and understanding of relevant housing legislation, in particular the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001.
  • Previous experience of dealing directly with the public
  • Well-developed IT skills including the ability to use a variety of software programmes including, Word, Excel, Outlook and Access, use of mobile technology.
  • A proven ability of working on your own initiative and as part of a team to provide an efficient and effective wrap around customer focused service.

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