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Housing Officer

Networx Recruitment
MK41 7BJ, Bedford
£33,500 per annum + car allowance
Closing date
27 Dec 2023

Housing Officer  


£33,500 per annum + car allowance


The vacancy  

Full time (37 hours per week, Monday – Friday)  



We are currently looking for a Housing Officer to provide tenancy and neighbourhood management services for a specified area, ensuring that services are customer focussed.     


What you will be doing:      

  • Ensuring that tenancies are managed appropriately according to the circumstances of the household, making referrals and signposting for support as necessary.     

  • Regularly review tenants’ circumstances and make recommendations in respect of future housing options.     

  • Effectively advising tenants of their housing options so they can make informed choices at the end of their tenancies     

  • Proactively reducing debt owed in rent and service charges.     

  • Managing safeguarding and ASB cases appropriately ensuring that legislation is followed, making necessary referrals and engaging with residents, partner agencies internally and externally where required.     


We’d love to meet someone with:       

  • Excellent customer service skills putting the customer at the heart of what we do.     

  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills.     

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills IT literate and ability to adapt to new software.      

  • Ability to work in isolation away from colleagues      

  • Ability to deal with confrontation.     

  • Experience and knowledge of housing.   

  • Due to the nature of the role a full driving licence and access to a vehicle is required   


 Amongst what we offer you is:      

  • A competitive salary of £33,500 including car allowance  

  • 28 days holiday PLUS Bank Holidays (rising to 33 days plus bank holidays with length of service)  

  • A generous contributory pension scheme   

  • Enhanced family leave     

  • Private health care   

  • Free life assurance   

  • Access to an extensive suite of wellbeing services and tools including a digital gym   

  • Opportunities for learning and development   

  • Discounted gym membership   

  • Retail discount scheme   


Please note the successful candidate will need to complete an enhanced DBS application.    


Closing date: 8th January 2024

Interviews to be confirmed  


We reserve the right to close this recruitment if it is deemed that we have received a suitable number of applications. On this basis we would advise that applications are submitted as soon as possible.   


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