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Housing Markets Advisor (Social Housing, Support Services) BLUH12163

Housing Markets Advisor (Social Housing, Support Services) BLUH12163

30hrs until 31 March 2015

Ripley, Derbyshire

Actual salary up to £20,700

Our client provides more than 6,000 homes across Derbyshire.

The organisation is much more than a landlord and has developed expertise in money and welfare advice, community regeneration and in providing services and technology that enable people to stay in their homes for longer. Their supported housing and support services are the highest rated in Derbyshire.

The Home Options team are looking for a dynamic, forward thinking, team player to carry on driving forward the changes to our service in respect of new technologies and competing with the private sector.Have you got what it takes to join a cutting edge lettings service in the social sector?

As a Housing Markets Advisor you will be responsible for providing comprehensive advice and support to applicants joining the housing register in order to deliver a proactive service to customers in relation to available housing options.

What will the role involve?

•Arranging pre-vacation inspections for tenants who are terminating their tenancies

•Arranging pre-transfer inspections for tenants transferring through Home Options

•Attending weekly outreach service, providing housing advice across tenure.

•Advertising of empty properties through Home Options.

•Cover and support for other team members when available

What are we looking for?

•Experience in a commercial environment, advertising, marketing and letting empty properties

•Experience of allocations within the social housing sector

•Awareness of the challenges faced by Housing Associations in respect of funding, changes to legislation and the value for money agenda.

•Experience in the use of social media to advertise empty properties

•Experience in visiting tenanted properties, carrying out inspections and inventories

Applicants should hold a full driving licence and access to a vehicle.

Closing date for applications: Monday 14th July 2014

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

Job added on 02-07-2014