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Housing Officer
  • Employer: Adur & Worthing Councils
  • Reference: CD/22/178031
  • Published: Fri 07/01/2022, 14:50 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/01/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Starting from £30,451 to £34,728 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Portland House, Worthing, West Sussex

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Housing Officer

Housing Officer (12 month temporary contract) 

Post No: 4180

Salary: Starting from £30,451 to £34,728 per annum

Grade: Grade 6 

Hours: 37 hours per week

Place of work: Portland House, Richmond Road, Worthing  

Closing date: 23rd January 2022, 23:55pm

Interviews: TBA

Duties of the post:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Housing Officer to join our busy team of generic Housing Officers managing Adur Council Housing stock.  You will be able to provide an excellent landlord service to our tenants and leaseholders. This post is worked under a flexible working arrangement incorporating home, office based and on site working. 

As a generic Housing Officer your duties will include rental income collection, dealing with antisocial behaviour, tenancy changes, and general estate management.

You will have proven experience in the social housing sector, as you will need knowledge of housing regulations and legislation. We will be calling on your excellent problem solving skills as you will need to be able to deal with complex queries, and cases, in a busy working environment.

Your excellent communication, negotiation and problem solving skills are needed to deal with a range of complex queries . It will be important that you are able to deal confidently with diverse communities, stakeholders, and colleagues.

Frequent travel is required in the role, therefore a full valid driving licence is required.

Staff are our most important asset and we therefore have a benefit package which reflects our continuing commitment to our employees.  This includes:

  • Generous leave entitlement; a minimum of 25 days + Bank Holiday entitlement
  • Local Government Pension
  • Training & development
  • Occupational Health
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Flexible working options

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. Staff work in a supportive and safe environment, recognising their responsibility to value and respect each other’s contributions. Standards of conduct must be of the highest level to ensure that no-one is harassed, bullied or victimised. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, staff engagement forums and are keen to hear from applicants from a variety of different backgrounds.