Assistant Neighbourhood Housing Officer

Beaumont Leys Library

Job Type: Fixed Term Contract

Closing Date: 23rd January 2020

Salary: £7927 - £8580

Total salary package*: £11700

Job Reference: LCC00887

Hours: Part Time


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Your role

In this role you will assist in the delivery of local tenancy and estate management service to tenants, leaseholders, and residents and to assist in the duties of the Building responsible Officer.

You will be responsible for maintaining the Council’s Housing Stock by ensuring fire safety compliance and you will follow strict regime of routinely inspecting, accurately recording and reporting on fire safety matters and to assist the Building responsible officer.

You will effectively work with repairs, property and technical services to ensure effective provision of service.

You will need

You will be required to demonstrate previous experience of writing reports, making of accurate written notes and accurate observations. You will have good customer care skills and be able to interview customers and experience of working in customer facing service.

You must have a good communication skills and ability to resolve difficult situations with tact and diplomacy.

To succeed in this role, you must also be able to demonstrate literacy and numeracy sufficient to perform job tasks.

You will be organised, able to work under pressure and prioritise tasks

Additional information

2 x Part Time (15 hours & 18.5 hours) posts, Fixed Term contract for 6 months due to increased workload

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Ramila Dhobi on 0116 454 6692 or Paresh Chandarana on 0116 454 5981

What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic salary sacrifice car scheme, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.


* Please note that the total package number includes pension contribution and full holiday entitlement, including bank holidays.

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