Closing date: Thursday 29th June 2023
Provisional Interview date: Friday 7th July 2023
Now is an exciting time to be joining the Housing team at Winchester City Council. We are looking for a Homeownership Officer to provide a professional housing management service.
About the job:
This position is full time - 37 hours per week.
Salary: £28,371 - £32,020
The role will be responsible for effective management of all our shared ownership, leasehold, Right to Buy and private residential lettings.
You will manage and administer all applications from tenants to purchase their homes through the ‘Right to Buy’ scheme, ensuring that the Right to Buy process is completed in line with all relevant legislation and within the required timeframes.
You will also be responsible for the administration of the annual service charge accounting processes for Leaseholders maximising service charge income through the co-ordination of all service charging activities and undertaking income collection and recovery processes.
Please read the attached Job Description to review the wide ranging activities and tasks associated with this role.
You will be confident, have a positive attitude and a commitment to delivering high customer service.
Additionally, you will be a team player, have the ability to work under-pressure to meet deadlines and knowledge of service charges, S20 consultation and have experience working with excel and word applications.
You will have experience in the Homeownership sector and have at least 2 years experience either working in a customer facing role or in a social housing environment.
The successful candidate must be able to meet the travel requirements of the post. Please note that this post is subject to a DBS Check.
Please read the job description below for more details.
Working as a Homeownership Officer in the Housing department at Winchester, you’ll join a close-knit team that is fully committed to providing great services to customers across the district.
Winchester is the ancient capital of England but we have our sights firmly on the future. We are proud to be the county town of Hampshire with its magnificent Cathedral, King Arthur’s round table and home to Winchester College.
If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity then this is the role for you. In return, we offer an excellent package of benefits including:
• Hybrid-working pattern (50% in the office, 50% at home – after induction period)
• Employer paid health cash plan
• Salary sacrifice scheme for cars and bikes
• 26 days annual leave per year rising to 33 days - dependent on length of service
• 13 days additional flexi leave per year (subject to operational requirements)
• Option to buy up to 5 days additional annual leave
• Free parking (during work hours) at any Winchester Park and Ride
• Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme
• Discounts at a range of major high street brands and the two leisure centres in the district
• Season Ticket loans
• Excellent working environment
• Support for continuous professional development
To apply for this Homeownership Officer role, please click the ‘Apply’ button at the top of this advert or, please send your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Jayne Miles on 01962 848165.
Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to work in the Winchester district.