Lettings Negotiator

  • Location
    Bromley, Bromley
  • Salary
    £17.90/Hour
  • Category
    Public Sector - Housing
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference
    JN-062020-130993

LETTINGS NEGOTIATOR


BROMLEY (working remotely whilst in lock down)


MONDAY - FRIDAY 9-5


3 MONTH ASSIGNMENT


£17.90 (PAYE) HOURLY RATE


IMMEDIATE START



MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES OF A LETTINGS NEGOTIATOR:



  • Liaise and negotiate with landlords and agents to source private rented and temporary accommodation.



  • Respond effectively to emergency situations, averting homelessness through advice, advocacy and negotiation.



  • Undertake affordability assessments, pre and post tenancy property visits, viewings, compile inventories and carry out inspections.

  • Investigate claims made against deposits or bonds and give recommendations for settlement as required.

  • Assist with designing and running events to inform and engage agencies, tenants and landlords e.g: surgeries, fairs, forums, and special projects.

  • Provide housing advice and outreach services to tenants and landlords in respect of housing benefit, money management, rent arrears, income maximisation and landlord/tenant roles and responsibilities.



A LETTINGS NEGOTIATOR MUST HAVE:



  • Good knowledge of housing markets, current trends and issues affecting those markets.

  • Great customer service experience



  • Experience with managing a personal caseload and maintaining customer records



  • Excellent working knowledge of best practice relating to tenancy matters, private sector housing, temporary accommodation, welfare benefits, the issues affecting private residents and the policy framework within which the private sector operates.



  • Understanding of welfare reform and its impact on the private rented sector







*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: Darian Forsyth