The Home Ownership & Revenues Unit (HORU) are looking to recruit a HORU officer to help deliver a quality customer-focussed service to customers and service partners, in respect of:

Right to Buy – Coordinating the sale of Council properties under the Right to Buy scheme in accordance with Statutory legislation.

District Heating – Monitoring and managing customer heating accounts of approximately 6000 properties. Which involves billing, monitoring payments / usage, producing statements and dealing with general enquiries

Business Management / Revenues & Collection – Providing a suite of business management services to all housing related teams within the place portfolio. This includes co-ordinating the billing and collection of sundry debts in relation to rechargeable repairs, RTB charges and other housing charges. This involves monitoring and liaising with the Central Debt recovery Team and legal services with regards to the recovery of income.

The successful applicant must have good communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with customers / debtors and service using written, face to face and telephone methods

You will need to demonstrate a good knowledge and experience of using Excel, both using existing spreadsheets and creating new ones to interrogate large amounts of data.

Please note this post is currently under review and the Job description and grade could be subject to change.

We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. We welcome applications from everyone. Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

Full-time employees work 37 hours for 52 weeks of the year and we offer a generous holiday entitlement. We are open to discussions about a wide range of flexible and remote working opportunities which benefit you and the Council. 

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