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Housing Gateway Officer

  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: PLA-000289
  • Published: Fri 26/05/2023, 18:14 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 08/06/2023, 18:14 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: SO2 £35,217 - £37,038
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Workplace: On-Site
  • Location: Edmonton

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Housing Gateway Officer

Housing Gateway Officer

1 X Full Time 36 hours per week
1 X Part Time 18 hours per week 

The Market Management Service was established to ensure that Enfield’s private rented sector meets residents’ needs. The aim of the Market Management Service is to provide a range of PRS interventions and initiatives including emergency and temporary accommodation and PRS Housing Services, including procurement, allocation, and management services.
The role
We are seeking two proactive, outcome-focused candidates to join our Housing Gateway Team. 
One post will be for a full time position, 36 hours per week. The other post will be for a part time position, 18 hours per week.
The  Housing Gateway Team will ensure the effective provision of tenancy and landlord services on behalf of Enfield Council and Housing Gateway Limited.
The Housing Gateway Team will support tenants to sustain their homes and work in partnership to proactively address tenancy issues, such as under/over occupation, rent arrears, ASB, hoarding, disrepair, etc.
The Housing Gateway Team will also manage the day-to-day relationship with PRS housing suppliers and contribute to the management of leases and contracts.
You should also have knowledge and experience in residential property management as well as some knowledge of welfare, housing policy and law, and safeguarding. An enhanced DBS check will be required.
You should be ambitious, proactive, collaborative, highly motivated, and ready for a new challenge.
Please note - the salary quoted is the annual salary for a full time employee working 36 hours per week. 

This salary will be pro rata for part time employees. The actual part time salary for part time/ 18 hour role is £17,608 - £18,519 pa
For the part time role we would like the post holder to work 6 hours a day over 3 days.
Contact Details 
If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Feyza Katircioglu on +442081321444  for an informal discussion.
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Iona MacKinnon at or at 020 4526 5336
We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course, we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.
Why it's great to work for Enfield Council:

- An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
- Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
- A blend of remote and office-based working for most roles. 
- Interest-free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
- Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods. 
- Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
- Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.
- 1 month paid sabbatical for Children’s Social Workers 

This role requires you to upload your Work History and complete the supporting statement box addressing how you meet the requirements of the essential and desirable criteria in the job description and person specification.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, we advise that you complete it fully and submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
If you have previously applied for this role within the past 6 months, unfortunately, a second application will not be considered.
Place - 
Meridian Water | A major 20-year regeneration programme led by Enfield Council. Bringing 10,000 homes & 6,000 jobs to Enfield, next to the beautiful Lee Valley Regional Park

We do not see your name or title when shortlisting your application. This is one of many initiatives to build a more talented and diverse workforce. However, if you put your name on your CV or Statement it will be visible to us. For this reason, we ask that you do not include your name on these documents. Please note it is your responses to the Essential/Desirable criteria that will determine if you are shortlisted for an interview, therefore we encourage you to always address the essential and desirable criteria in your application.