Tenancy Relations Officer

£34,183.50 – £38,666.50 per annum plus benefits
13 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2018
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority

12 Month Fixed Term Contract

The Job:

As Tenancy Relations Officer in our busy Private Sector Housing Team you will play a leading role in achieving good landlord standards, primarily through enforcement of the Protection from Eviction Act 1977 and by promoting good tenancy relations.

The Person:

You will be operating in a regulatory environment and must have experience in tenancy relations work including the provision of detailed advice to both landlords and tenants.  You will be educated to degree level and will have the skills to be able to resolve conflict, enforce standards and fully investigate alleged harassment and illegal-eviction offences.

You will be the single point of contact for tenancy relations advice and information for tenants, landlords and partner agencies, as well as the Council’s housing teams.  You will therefore need to be proactive, resourceful and have the skills to work independently.

You must also have the confidence and communication skills to raise awareness and promote best practice with landlords and other agencies through forums, newsletters and training.

The Benefits:

  • The Council is an equal opportunities employer and has flexible working practices.
  • A generous annual leave entitlement
  • Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounted childcare voucher scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme (after one years’ service)
  • Incremental pay award (after one years’ service and successful performance appraisal)

Closing date: Sunday 30 September 2018

Interview date: Tuesday 9 October 2018

For more information please contact Tim Mills, Private Sector Housing Manager on 01295 221655.

To download a Recruitment pack and apply for the post, please visit the council’s internet https://www.cherwell.gov.uk/info/16/jobs or contact the Human Resources Department on 01295 221767

Alternatively, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the page. 

Internal candidates appointed will remain with their home authority if recruited to a shared post.

“Cherwell District Council and South Northamptonshire is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults”.

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