Tenancy Officer

Tenancy Management Officer 6 Month Contract 3 days per week in office

Location:

Region: London
Country: United Kingdom

Role:

Salary:

Salary: £25 - £28 per hour

Application Details:

Start Date: ASAP
Expiry Date: 21/06/2024
Job Reference: TO240524_1716567191

Tenancy Officer

· To effectively manage a designated patch of properties of Council owned properties, ensuring that homes are lived in, investigate non-occupation and illegal occupancy.

· To ensure that tenants understand their rights and responsibilities as set out in the tenancy agreement and to assist them to sustain their tenancy

· To participate in community events and activities, supporting tenant engagement and delivering excellent customer service.

· To be aware and make the best use of tools, mechanisms, authority documents and processes to most effectively and efficiently address and resolve issues identified in all breaches of the tenancy conditions.

· To monitor the conditions of the external environment of the council’s neighbourhoods and implement the Asset Based Community Development approach.

· To effectively maintain the conditions of the external environment of the managed patch, managing service contracts and encouraging tenant involvement within in the managed patch, being innovative and creative in sustaining this interaction.

· To manage rent accounts to prevent accrual of rent arrears in general needs housing, independent living and garages.

· Communicating, engaging with, and supporting tenants regarding ongoing rent and debt recovery. Apply the rent recovery procedures and ensure cases are escalated for arrear action in accordance with procedure to ensure rent arrears remain low. Negotiate affordable, and sustainable repayment plans.

· To monitor, identify and action any cases of tenancy fraud and safeguarding by establishing effective partnerships and following recommended policies and guidelines.

· To make sure effective liaison with internal services and external agencies to ensure appropriate care and support packages are offered to vulnerable tenants.

· To support and achieve performance and service targets set within the housing management service.

· To effectively manage and administrator tenancy inspections, including property visits and fire risk assessments.

· To be aware of the need and to initiate, direct and lead on estate plans and profiling information, which contribute to the priorities for improvement in services, estates and communities by the housing service

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

· Experience of tenancy management and enforcement

· Experience of debt and income recovery, including non-legal and legal remedies, in a local authority or housing association setting

· A sound knowledge of landlord and tenant legislation (Housing Act 1985, Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, The Localism Act 2011, Crime and Disorder Act 2014, Environmental Health Act 1990)

· Excellent communication and negotiation skills

· Ability to deal with people in challenging situations

· Work subject to deadlines involving problem solving, changing circumstances or demand

COMPLEXITY AND CREATIVITY

· To have a good understanding of the complexity involved in tenancy management issues and ensure that the appropriate level of fairness, investigation, sensitivity support and enforcement are applied and balanced with the search for creative solutions that may also seek a mediated or other more effective efficient and economically viable outcome.

· Creativity is a feature of the job but exercised within the general framework of recognised procedures.

JUDGEMENT AND DECISIONS

· Judgements and decisions will impact on the lives of customers, in some case very significantly. Making the right decision, based on a thorough and high quality investigation is crucial, as error can lead to challenge and other impact

· Work carried out within programmes and objectives where there is a wide range of choices and where advice is not normally available and/or decisions where policy, procedures and working standards provide only general guidelines

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

Academy:
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.

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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.

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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.

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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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