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Specialist Advisor (Landlord Liaison)
  • Employer: Lewes and Eastbourne Councils
  • Reference: SD/20/137349
  • Published: Tue 10/11/2020, 10:30 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 04/12/2020, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £24,003 to £32,234
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils, East Sussex

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Specialist Advisor (Landlord Liaison)

Homelessness is high on the national agenda and we are offering an exciting fixed-term opportunity to join our Housing Needs and Standards team as a Specialist Advisor (Landlord Liaison).

As a Specialist Advisor, you will be a technical expert providing specialist advice on landlord tenant law, homeless applications and private rented sector.

You will be responsible for coordinating our Landlord Incentive Scheme and working with landlords to maximise the council’s access to assured shorthold tenancies, through relationship building, negotiation and creative problem solving.

You will also be working closely with the Housing Needs and Standards Lead to market, develop and improve the Councils private rented offer.

To be successful you will be a good communicator and able to build strong working relationships with internal and external partners. You will also need good negotiation skills, have experience of working with letting agents and landlords, be creative and be able to adapt and manage a demanding workload. 

In return you will be valued, supported and provided with an environment where you can foster ideas to develop the service and put the customer at the heart of what you do.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is noon on Friday 4 December 2020. Interviews will be held during week commencing 14 December 2020.

12 Month Fixed-Term.