Private Rented Sector Housing Officer


Region: South
Country: United Kingdom


Working Arrangement: Hybrid


Salary: Negotiable

Application Details:

Expiry Date: 31/07/2023
Job Reference: ghnynbg_1690215027

Private Rented Sector Housing Officer

One of my local authority clients are looking for a Private Rented Sector Housing Officer with a proven track record and experience of working in such a role, preferably with a local authority, to join their frontline Housing Options Team.

The right candidate will increase the supply of private rented properties available to clients of the Council’s Housing Options Team. You will proactively develop links and positive working relationships with private landlords and letting agents to source homes in the private rented sector. By doing so, you will contribute to a proactive service for people who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, by maximising opportunities for them to rent privately.

You will also provide a tenancy sustainment service to tenants who have been assisted under the Council’s Rent in Advance and Deposit Guarantee Scheme, liaising with their landlords and the Council’s Housing Benefit Department where necessary to resolve problems and prevent homelessness.

The right candidate will enjoy team work and enthusiastically embrace the council’s proactive housing options approach in preventing homelessness to find real solutions for people in housing difficulties. You will be a self-starter who is able to work on your own initiative and organise your own workload with a positive and flexible attitude.

You will have a good understanding and knowledge of the private sector housing market together with a good understanding of the terms and conditions contained in a tenancy agreement or lease and knowledge of landlord and tenant legislation and of the welfare benefits that are available to tenants.

Private Rented Sector Housing Officer

Contract Length: 6 Months

Pay Rate: DOE

Start Date: ASAP

Location: South England

Hours p/w: 37

If interested and wanting to apply please send an updated copy of your CV or call 0115 666 6399 and ask to speak with Daniel Worthington. Alternatively, you can message me here on LinkedIn.

g2 Recruitment are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law.

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L&D Team

We are very lucky that g2 recruitment see Learning and Development as a vital part of a consultants journey which is why we have 4 people in the team who you will work very closely with from day 1 in your career. The team are on hand to guide you through your career at all levels and provide extra support working closely with the management team to give all consultants the best chance of success.  

Our Three Pillars of Training

Week 1 is a series of remote sessions to learn all things systems, followed by a 1 week academy process which is a mixture of classroom and deskside this will be in one of our UK offices and usually consists of 3-8 other consultants all starting their journey together.

Experienced Modules:
These are a variety of sessions curated by us designed to support consultants as they are progressing through the career ladder, the aim is to ensure consultants at all levels have access to L&D.

Junior Management Programme:
Ran by our head of L&D this programme is designed to support junior managers as they start their management career. This involves things like personal branding, time management and ends in a business plan which is presented to members of the Exec board and senior management team.

Jaz D’Avola
Head of Learning & Development

Jaz joined g2 Recruitment in 2013.

She now leads our Learning and Development programme, transferring the knowledge and wisdom she learnt as a recruiter to the new generation of talent.

Imani WIlliams
Learning and Development Consultant

Imani joined g2 Recruitment in 2022.

His role involves developing individuals in all areas of the business, varying from inducting and onboarding consultants to working with them 1 to 1 to identify areas of development.  He aids with growth of L&D across the business, watching consultants experience and develop.

Meghan Mcloughlin
Learning and Development Consultant

Meghan joined g2 in 2023 as an L&D consultant, Working in recruitment for 6 years, her role is to  help consultants at all levels to upskill and focus on development points. This could be anything from sales calls or candidate calls to organisation improvements.

Kane Gray
Systems & Academy Trainer

Kane joined g2 in April 2023 as an Academy & Systems Trainer.

His role involves teaching the consultants that are new to the company the foundations of recruitment and our systems before then helping them to upskill in areas specific to each consultant. Working closely with different consultants and watching them implement the feedback, apply it, and then benefit off the back of it.


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