Arun's busy front-line Housing Options Team work to prevent homelessness, sustain tenancies and identify sources of accommodation across all tenures. We are looking for a positive and resilient Private Sector Liaison Officer to join our friendly team, with the purpose of increasing our access to affordable private sector housing in order to prevent homelessness and reduce the use of temporary accommodation
Our clients often present with complex and challenging circumstances and you will need to demonstrate a passion for what you do and for the people who need your help. You will need to have experience working in housing, but a knowledge of the workings of the private sector, including lettings, tenancies and tenancy rights will put you at an advantage. You will need to have excellent negotiation skills, be prepared to be persistent and above all, be focussed on finding housing for people who need it.
Working for us will bring fresh challenges with the opportunity to grow and develop. One thing we can guarantee is that you will gain job satisfaction from being part of our team and working within the Arun Cares competency framework.
With this role that there will be a hybrid homeworking/office arrangement, although the role will be based at the Civic Centre, Littlehampton, and requires travel across the Arun district.
So, if you enjoy working in an environment where no two days are the same and you thrive working in a team that’s constantly striving to improve and make a difference to people’s lives, then we would love to hear from you.
Want to know more or chat about our flexible and hybrid working? Please email our Housing Options Manager - email@example.com
In return we offer:
- Up to 28 days paid annual leave (subject to continuous service) plus paid Bank Holidays - PLUS Flexi-Time
- Free membership at local leisure centres
- Excellent Contributory Pension Scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Cycle to Work discount/Christmas Savings/Save As You Earn Schemes
- Health and Wellbeing initiatives including free health checks, free eye tests and an option to pay into a Simply Health Care plan
- Training and Development Opportunities
Please note this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
CLOSING DATE: 27 May 2022 - midday
INTERVIEW DATE: tbc
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