Income Officer

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Income Officer

Apple Resourcing UK Ltd
Published
25 November 2021
Location
Billericay, Essex, Billericay, Essex, United Kingdom
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Description

Apple Resourcing are currently looking for and experienced Income Officer for our client based in Billericay, Essex on a full-time permanent basis.

Working hours are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, competitive salary + benefits.

Responsibilities;

  • Provide a high quality and prompt housing management service to customers to ensure that current tenants arrears are pursued in order to maximise unpaid rental income
  • Offer advice and support to customers, assisting them to access all of services and to ensure tenancy conditions are enforced
  • Negotiate realistic repayment agreements taking into account financial circumstance
  • Give advice on rent payment options
  • Understand and make referrals to the welfare benefits team
  • Work effectively with external partners
  • Arrange welfare benefit advice and debt counselling services for tenants who need it
  • Work with tenants to help them become more financially and digitally included Manage a complex caseload and instigate legal action as necessary for the recovery of debt
  • Attend the County Court to present cases where possession is required to minimise income loss to the Association
  • Sign up new tenants explaining policies and services, tenant’s legal and welfare rights and tenancy obligations

 

Requirements;

  • Previous experience working in a similar role
  • Previous experience working for a housing association
  • Good understanding of the welfare reform changes and the impact
  • Have a flexible approach to working hours, including evenings and occasional weekend work
  • Experience of working to targets/deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to adapt to different situations
  • Computer literate
  • Full Driving License and Care required for the role

 

If you have the relevant skills and experience please apply now, you can also send your CV to joanna@appleresourcing.co.uk or call us on 01277 699778.

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