Fixed term contract for up to 2 years
Basildon Borough Council is a dynamic and diverse place to work with ambitious plans for our residents.
An opportunity has arisen for a customer-focussed individual with an innovative approach to work within the newly restructured Housing Solutions Service in the brand new Private Rented Sector Team.
As Tenancy Sustainment Officer, you will be responsible for providing specialist support and assistance to tenants and expert advice to landlords renting and letting through the Council's private sector access schemes.
You will have proven experience of working in a frontline customer focussed environment, ideally in or with the public sector housing field or similar environment. You will have an understanding and awareness of housing issues and employ an innovative approach to problem solving.
Your skills will include the ability to work with a variety of people, establish good relationships with customers, colleagues and staff from partner organisations. You will be able to plan your own work and have a creative and 'can-do' attitude to problem-solving.
We are looking for an individual who will embrace this exciting opportunity and support the achievement of ambitious targets around the provision and sustainment of affordable housing options and the prevention of homelessness.
In return, we offer you an opportunity to play a role in building a brand-new team aiming to become the preferred lettings partner for private landlords across the Basildon borough and surrounding areas.
If you feel you have the necessary qualities it takes then we would like to hear from you.
You can apply by visiting our website and clicking on 'Apply Online'.
Basildon Borough Council is unable to accept CV applications, please complete our online application form.
Closing date: 14 November 2018.
Basildon Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults, and expects all employees, contractors and volunteers to share its commitment to prevent abuse, harm or exploitation. Please note that the Council applies a robust recruitment vetting process.