28th August 2018

Housing Officer

Reference: BBBH15129

Location: Belfast Job Type: Temporary Salary: £10 - £11 Date Posted: 28/08/2018

Housing Officer

Temporary

Full-Time 37 Hours per week

County Down

Intro

Our client a private housing association located in the heart of Belfast with offices throughout Northern Ireland seek to appoint a Housing Officer to join their team on a temporary full time basis. You will join a team of professionals who have been awarded excellence in customer services and who strive towards the development of quality homes in all locations of Northern Ireland for their clients.

Why This Role

As the housing Officer you will work with a team of professionals across all areas of operations who strive towards the creation and development of quality homes in order to meet the physical and interpersonal needs of all their clients throughout the province of Northern Ireland. You will be based at their offices just outside of Belfast in the heart of County Down.

The Role

As the housing officer you will be responsible for the housing management of a caseload of clients and managing both tenants and the community in which they will reside. You will have a caseload f clients in which you will be responsible for monitoring and auctioning any breaches of tenancy agreements, gathering information, allocation of properties and conduct inspections ensuring all health and safety measures are in place.

You will also be responsible for the following duties:

  • Manage multiple accounts in relations to tenants such as rent and service charge
  • Liaise with maintenance and services staff and verifying work has been completed to appropriate standard
  • Work alongside the housing development team and attend meetings to discuss new projects
  • Make recommendations to improve services for tenants
  • Liaise with tenant applications and attend facilitated viewings

Specifications

Essential

  • Excellent knowledge and experience in the use of Microsoft office
  • Use of own car
  • Hold or be working towards a professional qualification in housing and one year’s experience in housing management

OR

  • Three years’ experience in housing management
  • Exceptional team working skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable

  • Experience with the use of Housing Executive in-house computer system
  • Experience in staff supervision
  • Able to start ASAP

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s Including English and Maths Grades A-C
  • Educated to A-level standard of Education
  • Level 3 qualification in ICT

Benefits

  • Weekly pay at an hourly pay rate of £10.50 per hour
  • Temporary position 3 months
  • Role starting right away
  • Opportunity to work with a great caseload of clientele and truly make a different to their home life
  • Work as part of a team of professionals towards a greater goal of achieving excellence throughout all their NI operations

Contact

Laura Kearney laura@abacus.jobs 02890313157

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Laura Kearney

Laura Kearney

Business Services Temporaries Recruitment Consultant

028 9031 3157

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