Tenancy Enforcement Advisor

The deadline for this vacancy has passed.

Deadline: 29/07/19

  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Interview date: TBC
  • Salary: £27,000 pa
  • Hours: 37 Hours a week

Teign Housing is a successful social landlord employing over 90 ambitious, committed people, responsible for managing more than 3,600 homes across South Devon. You will play a vital role in our continued success as you ensure that our tenancy conditions are enforced consistently and fairly, proactively tackle antisocial behaviour, and help to build stronger, safer communities.

You will be required to have expertise in tenancy enforcement enabling you to support the organisation working across all disciplines including anti social behaviour, rent arrears tenancy fraud and any other breaches of tenancy. You will provide support, guidance and training to neighbourhood officers in relation to the use of appropriate interventions.

You will liaise with victims, perpetrators, witnesses and partner agencies implementing enforcement action. You will have extensive experience in preparing for and presenting cases at County Court.

It’s a high profile position with enormous impact on our residents’ lives, so we require a passionate, tenacious individual with the confidence to take clear and considered decisions. Naturally, you should be well versed in landlord and tenant legislation, familiar with the role of Social Services and capable of dealing with challenging behaviour, and you will be flexible about both hours and working locations. Some knowledge of the benefits system, particularly housing benefits would be very useful, alongside sound understanding of rent recovery processes – but it’s your drive and determination to make our communities better places that will matter most.

In return, we offer an excellent benefits package with a contributory pension scheme, 25 days’ leave per year plus bank holidays, free parking and a modern working environment.

Interview date: week commencing 5 August 2019.

Job Description: Tenancy Enforcement Advisor JD (July 17)

Person Specification: Tenancy Enforcement Advisor PS (July 17)

Teign Housing is committed to its policy on equality and diversity and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. Registered charity no. 1112196.