Team: Transitional Accommodation Team
Job Family: Providing CBG9
Salary: £27,905 - £30,507 per annum pro rata
Hours: 37 hours per week (additional out of hours duty as per rota)
Base Location: Watling House, Dunstable
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 2nd December 2019
Interview Date: 17th December 2019
More about the role:
It’s an exciting time at Central Bedfordshire’s Housing Service. The Housing Service is a self-contained business that manages and maintains some 5,200+ Council-owned homes. Find your greatness as an Intensive Property Management Officer. The team provides a wide range of services for the management of Licensees/Private Tenants, our aim is to help residents sustain their licence, find permanent accommodation and avoid long term homelessness.
Day-to-day you will ensure effective management of licensees including rent collection and our schemes are safe and clean. You will assist in reducing accommodation costs to the council by proactively managing transitional accommodation placements, supporting households in maximising their opportunities for permanent settled accommodation.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone ideally with experience into a tenancy/ building management role & who is motivated and focused on providing a first-class service to some of the most vulnerable individuals and families in Central Bedfordshire. You will be able to demonstrable the ability to make clear decisions under pressure using evidence and sound judgment and experience. You will be someone who works across boundaries to better understand customer perspective and seeks out customer insight to shape decisions. You will be someone who puts the customer at the heart of everything they do & embeds equality and diversity in all aspects of service delivery. You will be able to stay calm and focused under pressure and in volatile situations.
You must have up to date knowledge of Housing Legislation, including anti-social behaviour and enforcement options. Ideally you will be educated to ‘O’ Level /GCSE standard, but equally important are the skills you already have and the experience you can bring to the role, alongside your willingness to learn and adapt to changing demands and manage your time.
Join a busy team and take advantage of a generous rewards package, flexible working and the chance to learn new skills and develop your career. Find your greatness by helping us to deliver better services to the local community, whilst taking on the challenge that this role will provide you.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work.'
To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Intensive Property Management
For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Janine Morris at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0300 300 5361
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The recruitment team at email@example.com
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx