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Housing Officers

Housing officers assess and address housing needs of particular localities and individuals and oversee the day-to-day management of rented properties belonging to local authorities or housing associations.

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About this Career

£26,176

Average salary

New workers start around £16,476.03. Normal pay is £26,176 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £41,438.51.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Works closely with other agencies such as social services departments and welfare rights groups.
  • Supports tenants’ groups.
  • Deals with payment of rents and arrears, arranges for legal action where necessary.
  • Refers tenants to appropriate sources of benefits and welfare.
  • Ensures that special needs accommodation is suited to the needs of particular groups such as the elderly and disabled, and that statutory requirements for providing accommodation are met.
  • Carries out regular inspections of properties to assess and ensure they are in a good state of repair.
  • Interviews prospective tenants and allocates properties to waiting list applicants.
  • Oversees the day-to-day running of rented properties including arranging for the signing of leases, rent collection and maintenance work.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Active Listening
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Speaking
61
Reading Comprehension
59
Writing
58
Monitoring
56
Learning Strategies
54
Active Learning
52
Critical Thinking
51
Mathematics
32
Science
10

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Truro College
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Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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