Rent Income Officer

Job specification

Location: Swindon

Hours: 37

Salary: £23,014 p.a.

Closing date: 07/07/2020

Job reference: 004706

Interview date: 16/07/2020

Date posted: 23/06/2020

Swindon Borough Council are seeking a confident and pro-active Rent Income Officer to join our Rent Team.

You will have the opportunity to take responsibility and ownership for maximising and improving the collection of rent, reducing rent arrears, and ensuring the delivery of an outstanding service for our tenants.

The successful candidate will have:

Experience of rent recovery.

Good knowledge of current welfare benefits and future changes.

Experience working with the public.

Good literacy and numeracy skills; 2 GCSE’s or equivalent in Mathematics and English Language, grade C or above.

Good IT skills in Windows based systems.

Good inter-personal skills and the ability to interact with clients from a wide range of backgrounds.

The ability to show initiative and problem solving skills.

You must have the ability to travel throughout the Borough, plus an enhanced DBS disclosure will be required. You must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act - for the effective performance of a customer-facing role).

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Application closing date: 07th July 20