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Lettings Negotiator
  • Employer: Sevenoaks District Council
  • Reference: SDC/23/231421
  • Published: Mon 06/03/2023, 12:24 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/04/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £30,814 - £33,572
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Council Offices, Argyle Road, Kent

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Lettings Negotiator

Our Housing team focuses on customer experience and initiative. As key part of this, you’ll seek to establish effective working relationships with Landlords, letting agents, developers, and our external partners. Through this, you’ll seek to improve access to, and increase take up of sustainable private sector options within the Housing team.  

You’ll be the first point of contact for those wishing to take part in the Council’s private rented housing scheme and you’ll look to actively promote the various private sector accommodation procurement initiatives to all customers.

In addition to this, you’ll look to liaise with landlords to guide them through the process from vetting and ensuring they are aware of their responsibilities to ensuring that accommodation is fully compliant. 

If you have experience of the private sector housing market and contracts, you’ll know it takes confidence in your communication and negotiation as well as working effectively to deadlines.

Please note that this role is a fixed term contract until January 2025.

This role will be based at our Council Offices, Argyle Road, Sevenoaks Kent TN13 1HG. We currently operate a hybrid working model for the majority of our roles where your working time will be divided between the office (2-3 days) and home working (2-3 days).

Do you want to know more about the role?

Please contact Stephen Tring, Housing Advice Officer, on 01732 227184 or for an informal discussion about the role.

Do you want to ensure you have the best chance of being shortlisted?

Read the Job Description and Personal Specification attached to the role and ensure that your supporting statement explains how you meet the essential requirements as your application will be judged against these criteria.

Closing date:  16th April 2023 

Interviews: 28th April 2023