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Housing Support Officer

£35000 - £37000 per annum

Billie Gumble Recruitment Consultant – Operational Support & Admin

Job Description

MMP Consultancy are looking for a Housing Support Officer to join a wonderful Housing Association in East London.

Key Responsibilities:

* Work as part of a team providing a high quality housing service that meets the needs of residents and is delivered in accordance with the Corporate Objectives and Team Plan.
* Provide routine administrative support to the Local Neighbourhood Centre including the opening and distribution of post, general photocopying and stationery management.
* Update and maintain the correspondence register and chase up any outstanding responses.
* Dealing with routine enquiries in a sensitive and efficient way including relaying to residents information held on the repairs system and other systems within the office.
* Taking accurate messages for other members of staff and forwarding them on via email in a timely manner. This would include forwarding on enquiries and messages to all staff.
* Support a more experienced officer on reception duties in order to gain knowledge and experience.
* Communicate and liaise regularly with tenants and leaseholders and their representatives associations.
* Support the Neighbourhood Housing Manager in monitoring activities and services including the production and or the analysis of data.
* Ensure that all allocated duties are carried out in compliance with our Health & Safety policy, Financial Regulations, Standing Orders and other procedures.
* Undertake project work specific to your areas of responsibility as and when required.
* To be responsible for the counter and reception area, ensuring that it is tidy and welcoming and that leaflets and available material are up to date and displayed.

Skills & Knowledge:

* Knowledge and understanding of the role of a Local Neighbourhood Housing Office
* Well developed communication skills both written and verbal to deal effectively and professionally with tenants, leaseholders, contractors, managers and staff.
* Well developed IT skills (including Work, Excel and Ideally Orchard)
* Ability to manage a number of complex tasks simultaneously
* Ability to follow and record complex procedures and processes accurately


list Income Officer

MMP Consultancy are currently recruiting for an Income Officer based in East London on a temp/permanent basis.

Main Responsibilities:
* Maximise rental income, minimise loss through bad debts
* Provide advice to services, and lead on effective legal actions, including occupation and anti-social behaviour
* Support clients to maintain accommodation through provision of housing management of at least one block of independent accommodation
* Ensure high level of accommodation standards through effective repairs and voids management, and responsibility for statutory and organisational health and safety
* Maximise financial income through effective management of occupation, minimising void loss in semi-independent accommodation
* Collate performance returns against KPI's and provider monitoring returns
* To support the Senior Officer with actions to recover former tenant arrears where services are decommissioned, or there is no allocated service manager
* Review former tenant arrears at surgery meetings, and support teams to action attempts to recover arrears, guiding in the policy and process where needed
* Review, check and process all bad debt write off request forms submitted for first tier review
If this could be of interest to yourself, please send me your most up to date CV and I will give you a call at my earliest convenience

Leasehold Officer

MMP Consultancy are currently looking for a Leasehold Officer to join an excellent Housing Association in East London on a 6 month basis.

Main Responsibilities:
* Manage a portfolio of service charge accounts, working to targets set by the Collections Manager
* Monitor individual accounts, determining and taking appropriate action to ensure that account holders pay service charges in accordance with the obligations under the lease
* Authorise and check payment plans
* Maintain contact with account holders through letter, email, telephone, or face to face as appropriate
* Advise the account holder on the legal and statutory basis of service charges as appropriate
* Instruct court/ recovery action as necessary

Key Knowledge & Experience:
* Good knowledge of leasehold issues, including but not limited to service charges, repairs and maintenance responsibilities, current law and legislation
* Broad knowledge and awareness of current issues and developments affecting the management of housing
* Experience in leasehold management and practice, or of arrears management
* Experience in working as part of a customer facing team, answering queries through a variety of channels within a customer focused organisation
* Experience of liaising with resident, homeowner, or comparable stakeholder groups
* Experience of working with property management and accounting IT systems

list Supply Chain Supervisor

MMP Consultancy are working with a fantastic organisation to recruit a Supply Chain Administrator to join them based in West London.

We are seeking enthusiastic and experienced administrators or coordinators to apply, who possess exceptional customer service and clerical skills. Ideally someone who thrives in challenging atmospheres and can remain calm under pressure.


* Ensure the effective management of the service operation by optimising the use of all operational resources and developing and implementing robust and effective policies and procedures to achieve contract requirements for respective clients.
* Support the Project Lead in their duties and manage supply chain.
* Liaise DTD supervisors to ensure service compliance with contractual service standards measured through KPI's providing an efficient and effective maintenance service including Voids, Disrepair, Day to Day Repairs and Planned Works workstreams which results in commercial success and high levels of customer satisfaction through supply chain management.
* Ensure all works orders received are completed within target dates leading to delivery of contractual key performance indicators.
* Manage supply chain to ensure that they comply with relevant specifications, understand their individual performance targets and deliver accordingly.
* Liaise with the planning team to ensure correct allocation, check to clarify what trades and timeframes are required, and if a pre-inspection is necessary resulting in high levels of customer care and minimising non-productive time / activities.
* Support schedulers in reviewing diaries daily to ensure that the correct orders have been distributed across all supply chain.
* Ensure that pre and post repairs inspections are carried out, undertaking all necessary checks in accordance with Professional standards and other associated policies and procedures.