Real Estate & Property

Housing Officer – London

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Housing Officer – Remote Working

Locations: North London – Remote

Salary: Upto £27,000 + £3,500 location allowance + fuel allowance

Hours: Mon – Fri (8.30am-5pm 40 hours per week).

Benefits: 20 days holiday increasing to 25 days with service, pension, and life insurance.

Job Type: Permanent

Our client is a leading short-term accommodation and support services provider to the public sector who have been successfully providing short term accommodation to central and local government for over 14 years. They pride themselves on providing quality, cost effective and transparent solutions to their customers.

They seek a Housing Officer to join the team.


This role involves working from home with daily travel to provide direct support and management to the Service Users. The role requires the Local Manager to manage own caseload and follow procedures in order meet Key Performance Objectives. The role also involves inspection and management of properties used by Service Users (SUs).


Supporting the Service User (SU)

Manage a caseload of around (Apply online only) Service Users
Attend dispersal and conduct induction of SU into property
Sign-post as necessary to doctors, shops, support agencies, etc
Conduct monthly visits and report any incidents, SU issues, absconsions, etc.
Ensure SU’s are Moved On no later than the last date of payments to CSM
Arrange initial transport of SU’s to their accommodation or any relocation as required
Ensure that health and safety of SU’s are maintained at all times
Complete BI weekly welfare checks of the SU’s. Managing a property portfolio

Effect appropriate maintenance of properties
Conduct monthly inspections and report defects as required
Ensure all items within property are replaced /repaired as required in line with inventory procedure
Make recommendations to line manager regarding any relocation’s of SU’s and termination of properties to provide more efficient use of portfolio/void management
Prepare property for re-occupation after SU’s move on
Ensure terminated properties are effectively prepared for hand back to landlord
Effect minor property repairs if necessary
Ensure the properties are maintained according to Health and Safety guidelines and company procedures
Ensure stores are maintained in line with purchasing procedurePrevious experience in a similar housing role is necessary and you must also have a valid UK Driving License and your own vehicle to travel to work locations, a fuel allowance is given.

Please note any offer of employment will be subject to a clear DBS check and referencing which will be undertaken by the company.

If interested, please apply ASAP
Employment Type: Permanent