Housing Advisor

  • Location
    Barnet, Greater London
  • Salary
    £17.97/Hour
  • Category
    Public Sector - Housing
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference
    JN-112019-103941

HOUSING ADVISOR


TOWER HAMLETS


MONDAY- FRIDAY 9AM- 5PM


1 MONTH ASSIGNMENT (POSSIBILITY OF BEING EXTENDED)


£17.97 HOURLY RATE (PAYE)


IMMEDIATE START



PURPOSE OF ROLE:



To provide comprehensive advice and guidance to private sector tenants, RSL tenants and leaseholders directed at resolving landlord disputes, disrepair issues, rent problems, security of tenure issues and service charge issues



MAIN DUTIES:



  • To conduct housing advice interviews with local private sector residents focusing on preventing homelessness and giving good quality advice on the potential avenues to resolve problems and on housing choices available

  • To advise on all matters relating to landlord and tenant disputes and to negotiate with landlords to prevent homelessness and provide practical assistance to help customers remain in their accommodation or move to alternative accommodation

  • To provide good quality advice, information and assistance through face to face interviews, home visits, by telephone and by correspondence

  • To investigate claims of harassment and illegal eviction liaising with the police and other agencies



THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:



  • Experience of delivering housing option solutions

  • Experience of negotiations with both landlords and tenants

  • Experience of working in a demanding environment with the general public

  • A good understanding of the services available to customers seeking help to retain their current accommodation or to find alternative accommodation



*Please apply online with your CV. Please note that only successfully shortlisted candidates will be contacted*











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Please apply with your CV to: Maisie Howell