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Accommodation Development Officer - --Milton Keynes

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Accommodation Development Officer needed to secure properties for a local authority

Our client based in Milton Keynes is looking to recruit an Accommodation Development Officer for a short term contract until the end of March to source private sector lets to be used by the Council as temporary accommodation for clients assessed as being in need of housing.

As the successful candidate you will inspect properties to ensure that they are of an acceptable standard, meeting requirements set by the Council and appropriate legislation. You will also be responsible for the following:

  • Advise the Landlord of works required before it can be accepted for use by the Council
  • Assist with issues relating to sustainability of the tenancy, ensuring that the property is being looked after
  • Create leads and follow up potential landlord enquiries and explain the private sector letting scheme initiative
  • Conduct legal checks to ensure the landlord is rightful owner of the property and that the property is insured
  • Mediate between landlord and tenant in the event of alleged breaches of tenancy agreement to help maintain the tenancy

To be successful in this role you will need a qualification or Knowledge of housing health and safety rating system and associated legislation. You will also need the following:

  • Experience inspecting properties
  • Knowledge and experience of housing lettings market
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Full UK driving licence and access to own vehicle

If you would like more information please contact Lauren Fairweather on 0207 259 8716, alternatively send an updated CV

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Job Details

  • --Milton Keynes
  • £15.00 - £20.00 ph
  • Full-time
  • Temporary or Contract
  • Immediate start
  • Ongoing
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Lauren Fairweather

Telephone Number 02072598716
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