Housing Officer

  • Location

    Melksham, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    Administration & Customer Service

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  • Salary:

    Up to £29000 per annum + car allowance

  • Contact:

    Hannah Chiffers

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Housing Officer

£29,000 per annum + excellent benefits

Melksham, Wiltshire


Are you an experienced Housing Officer seeking a fresh challenge with a growing organisation? Do you have a recognised housing qualification and a sound knowledge of housing repairs/maintenance issues? Well if so, then get in touch with CMD today!

My client is currently seeking an experienced Housing Officer to join their friendly and well-established team in Melksham. You will be managing the organisations housing stock in accordance with its policies and procedures and provide a high-quality housing management service to tenants.

The role:

  • Undertake regular neighbourhood and tenancy inspections
  • Provide general advice and guidance
  • Deal with tenant complaints and disputes
  • Manage successions, assignments, sub-lettings, mutual exchanges and transfer of tenancies
  • Administer the rent accounting systems
  • Produce reports
  • Regular monitor rent payments
  • Pursue arrears
  • Interview prospective tenants
  • Undertake property inspections
  • Raising work orders
  • Liaising with contractors, ensuring work is completed as specified

Person specification:

  • Previous Housing Office experience is essential
  • Recognised Housing qualification
  • Sound working knowledge of housing legislation
  • Experience of void management
  • Able to work on site unsupervised
  • Capable of working under pressure
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Clean driving licence

Hours of work will be Monday to Thursday 9am - 5pm and Friday 9am - 4.30pm.

The client offers a newly refurbished office environment, where you will be part of a very friendly and hardworking team. On-site parking is available, along with an excellent employee benefits package.

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