We are looking to recruit an experienced Property Negotiator to work with private sector landlords in the greater Brighton area in order to secure accommodation for clients at risk of homelessness.
Fixed term for 12 months
For an informal discussion, please contact Alan Davis - Acquisitions Manager on 01273 293786.
About the role
Working within an established team in central Brighton, the post-holder will negotiate with landlords and agents in the private rental sector, acquiring properties to accommodate clients with an assessed housing need.
Brighton & Hove City Council run a successful Deposit Guarantee Scheme that provides a deposit bond for households unable to fund their own tenancy deposits. We recently secured funding through the PRS Access Fund grant to expand this scheme and this post is key to delivering the additional units we have committed to.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
Please note that this post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records Check.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.