Grade 6 -31,557 to £34,884pa (36 hours per week, full time permanent)
Havering is the easternmost London borough, bordered by Essex to the North and East, the River Thames to the south and the boroughs of Redbridge and Barking & Dagenham to the west. It is one of the largest boroughs in Greater London with a population of 257,000, over 7000 businesses and an area of approximately 40 miles.
Havering is a great place to work, with a vibrant culture, innovative approach and at its centre is the historic market town of Romford.
The Resident Services Team is responsible for assisting tenants to sustain their tenancies and encourage and facilitate their independence, quality of life, safeguarding and health and well-being on a wide range of issues including housing, welfare rights, personal finance, hoarding, tenancy management, mediation, life skills and the promotion of personal independence.
We also develop an holistic picture of each resident so as to be the principal point of contact for other council departments in actively trying to resolve issues / blockages such as gas access, hoarding, tenancy fraud, safeguarding.
The post holder will act as the principle point of contact for a local area, estate or patch or group of residents so that the environment and condition that residents experience is well maintained to a high quality.
We are a highly motivated and high achieving team and we are looking for an additional Housing Officer with Tenancy Management experience to complete our busy team.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Amanda Sharpe on firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for the receipt of applications is 21st January 2021, however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.
You will be notified if your application has been successful. Interview date to be scheduled.
Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 01708 432770
The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.
The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
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Please view Housing Officer Job Profile here