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Homeownership Officer


24630.00 - 32145.00 GBP per year, 24630 - 32145


Grays, Essex, Essex, RM17 6SL


Permanent Full time

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Date Posted

07 Feb




An excellent opportunity has become available within Homeownership Services. We are now recruiting for the full time, permanent position of Homeownership Officer.

To be considered for this role, you’ll need experience of working in a front line customer focused service, with a good understanding of Right to buy administration, service charges and statutory consultation for major works.

Our leaseholders are at the heart of everything we do, and as Homeownership Officer, you’ll ensure our leaseholders are consulted on Major Works to be carried out to their block and ensure all compliance is met to enable prompt and accurate billing.

You’ll work closely with colleagues across the Directorate and be responsible for the administration of applications made under the Right to Buy scheme. You will be required to, allocate, calculate, and apportion service charge cost in accordance with relevant legislation and accepted Good Practice. You will also need experience of section 20 consultations in accordance with Commonhold and leasehold Reform Act 2002.

To fulfil the requirements of this demanding role you will need to be adaptable, flexible, with an eye for detail. As a customer facing service, you will deal with enquiries from leaseholders and their legal representatives on leasehold management and complex issues. You will also be required to undertake face to face interviews where required.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Rasheed Said,

Homeownership Services Manager, Adults, Housing, and Health, on 01375 652256

Please be aware that Thurrock Council are undertaking a pay review which will affect the grading of this vacancy – full details will be provided at conditional offer stage to the preferred candidate

Our vision – An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.

Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills. We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside, and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.

We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.

Thurrock Council is an Investors in People (IIP) Gold accredited organisation and committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.

We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.

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