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"Knowing that the work I do contributes towards improving the lives of Peterborough residents is a real driver for me. Work isn’t just about coming into the office to do the 9 to 5, it’s about wanting to make a real difference. The commitment of my colleagues in working to achieve that goal means there’s always support when you need it and a great team spirit."

Claire M, Children's Services

Housing Solutions Officer - Private Rented Sector

Job Summary

Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
15/07/2019
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/07/2019 23:59
Employment Location:
Town Hall, Peterborough
Salary:
£31,371 - £34,788
Weekly Hours:
37
Vacancy ID:
103558

Job details 

Closing date:
21 Jul


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Housing Needs team to support homeless households and those threatened with homelessness to find alternative accommodation through the use of private rented sector accommodation.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is passionate about resolving homelessness to join our busy Housing Needs service.

You will be responsible for:

- Procuring accommodation in the private rented sector.
- Liaising with private sector landlords to encourage them to offer accommodation to households in need.
- Promoting a Landlord Incentive Scheme.
- Negotiating with landlords and tenants.
- Offering support to tenants threatened with homelessness.`

Ideally you will have a detailed knowledge of the private rented sector and homelessness. Excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to work as a member of a busy team. You will also have experience of working with challenging clients with multiple needs and be able to work effectively when under pressure.


Interview Date: w/c 22nd July 2019

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