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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:
24/10/2021 at 23:55
Vacancy Description

Landlord Support and Resettlement Assistant  

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: 24th October 2021, 23:55pm 

Interviews: TBC

Adur and Worthing Councils are offering a fantastic opportunity to an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to be part of our rapidly growing award winning ‘Opening Doors’ private sector letting service within the Housing Needs team. 

The ideal candidate will have a lettings or property management background and a good working knowledge of the private rented sector, the Welfare system and relevant housing and homelessness legislation including the Housing Act 1988 (S8 & S21), the Housing Act 1996 (Part 7) and the Protection from Eviction Act 1977 however, if you don’t have this experience, but are willing to learn and feel you have the skills for this post, then please still apply relating your skills to the person specification as we can offer ‘on the job’ training to give you the knowledge you need. 

As a key member of the Housing Needs team, you will pro-actively assist families and individuals to secure suitable private rented accommodation and provide a wide range of tenancy sustainment support to avoid repeat homelessness as well as being a point of contact for landlords on the scheme. 

Some of the main duties of the role will include preparation of tenancy documents, liaison with social benefit departments, property inspections, management of rent accounts, general administrative duties and resolution of landlord and tenant issues. 

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

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.

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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