Income and Housing Officer

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector and Government
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector

*Income and Housing Officer*

Location: Westminster

Salary: £30,000 per annum

Contractual Hours: 35/Full Time/Permanent/Hybrid Working

Benefits: 25 days Annual Leave, Pension schemes, Staff Discounts, Health-care and more.

Do you want to work for a dynamic, friendly, and innovative organisation? Do you have a passion for aiding life-changing services? Do you have experience working with vulnerable groups?

Our client is searching for a dedicated and target-driven Income and Housing Officer who can maximise the organisation's rental income collection, manage a patch of 500 + units across the service, and work closely with vulnerable groups.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for maximizing rent collection across your patch.

  • Advise operational teams on their support-related arrears management activities.

  • Prepare files and documents for legal action and present cases in County Court hearings.

  • Assist with the taking on of new agency housing management responsibilities related to new services.

  • Develop and promote financial inclusion initiatives in the service.

  • Contribute to special projects such as tenancy audits and suspected sub-letting.

  • Assist in the training of new support staff in the tenancy aspects of support for customers.

Person Specification:

  • An understanding of the needs of customers who have experienced homelessness and who may also have support needs.

  • Excellent time management skills to systematically monitor arrears.

  • Excellent communication skills and experience of dealing with vulnerable people.

  • An understanding of how to effectively deal with breaches of occupancy such as anti-social behaviour and abandonment.

  • A willingness to "go the extra mile" when working with our customers.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to be a part of an evolving and truly customer-centric organisation committed to bringing positive social change.

All applications and enquiries are being managed by Adecco Housing.

To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Nisa Ahmed