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Landlord Support & Resettlement Assistant

Vacancy Summary
Adur & Worthing Councils
Starting From £22,183 to £24,491 per annum
Portland House, Worthing
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
26/07/2021 at 23:55
Vacancy Description

Landlord Support and Resettlement Assistant  

Post No: 9003300

Salary: Starting From £22,183 to £24,491 per annum

Grade: Grade 4

Hours: 37 hours per week, Full time

Place of work: Portland House, Worthing

Closing date: 26th July 2021, 23:55pm 

Interviews: TBC


Duties of the post:

Are you highly motivated and looking for a new and exciting opportunity? If so, Adur and Worthing Council’s are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to join a new private sector lettings team within the Housing Needs service. 

Educated to at least GCSE standard with a minimum of 5 grades 4 or C or above including Maths and English, or with equivalent experience working within social housing or the private rented sector, you will use your excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills to build relationships with private landlords, letting agencies and other public and private organisations in order to prevent and alleviate housing need.  

As a key member of the Housing Needs team, you will proactively assist families and individuals to secure suitable private rented accommodation and provide a wide range of tenancy sustainment support to avoid repeat homelessness including liaison with social benefit departments, property inspections, management of rent accounts and resolution of landlord and tenant disputes. 

The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of the private rented sector, the Welfare system and relevant housing and homelessness legislation, although full training will be provided.

For an informal chat about the post please contact Steve Hay, Acquisitions and Landlord Support Coordinator (07833 718421) or steve.hay@adur-worthing.gov.uk

Equal Opportunities
Adur and Worthing councils have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils are equal opportunities employers and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Childcare subsidy is payable in appropriate cases. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the Adur District and Worthing Borough Council Service’s area as required. Additional Information As part of Adur & Worthing Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.
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