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Income Management Advisor

Salary £26,841 per annum
Location Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Hours 37.5 hours per week
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This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

If you are passionate about providing a level of customer service you would be happy to receive yourself and you enjoy building relationships and getting to know people then #teamcommunity is the team for you.  

 

The Income Management team are responsible for the monitoring and collection of rental income and maximising customer benefits. As an Income Management Advisor, you will work in your community having open and honest conversations with customers to help sustain their tenancy.

 

You’ll work collaboratively to achieve the best results for our customers to allow them to thrive in their homes and communities. 

 

Experience in the housing or benefits sector will help you hit the ground running. You will need to have a good understanding of income collection, support and welfare benefits so that you can provide advice, and guidance to customers. You will also support your colleagues, leaders, and neighbourhood coordinators with in-depth benefit information.

 

You will be someone who has:

  • Experience in a front-line customer-facing role within a general needs housing environment, or a similar background relevant to income collection

  • A good understanding of housing benefit, universal credit and welfare reform legislation would be an advantage.

  • Excellent communication with colleagues and customers alike, in an engaging and welcoming way

  • A positive attitude and a consistent, engaged team player. Proactive and able to prioritise your workload

  • A willingness to find a solution for every customer's individual needs, including effectively negotiating repayment arrangements

  • Excellent IT skills, attention to detail, and an excellent work ethic

  • A commitment to #teamcommunity and will be a great ambassador for Community Housing.

 

Closing Date: 31st January 2022

Interviews: Weeks commencing 31st January and 7th February 2022.

The Community Housing Group, now Community Housing, was formed in 2000 through a stock transfer from Wyre Forest District Council. We are a social business and one of Worcestershire’s largest Registered Providers of social housing. The Company provides and manages 6000 homes mainly in the Wyre Forest area.

We are proud of what we have achieved for the people and communities we support over the past 20 years. Over the coming years, we want to become a more significant social housebuilder in Worcestershire, focused on helping people to thrive and to live independently, knowing that they have a secure home that they can afford with a landlord who cares about them providing excellent value for money.

We are embarking on an extensive improvement programme to ensure our commitment to “Net Zero” and Decent Homes Standard are met alongside our commitment to developing new homes to help meet the demand of the local communities.

There are 3 Pillars to our Corporate Plan which are:

  • Building Better Lives,
  • Building a Stronger Business,
  • and Building Thriving Communities.

If this sounds like something that you want to be a part of, we want to hear from you.

We expect the best from our teams and in return, we offer a generous package of benefits, holidays, working conditions, and opportunities for career development.

Some of these benefits are:

Training & skills development

Support services

Flexible work

(Role dependent)

Maternity/Paternity leave

C Taylor

“Good pay, good hours, Professional Training and good in-job development. Good Opportunities for career progression.”

T Walker

“I love working for Community Housing. They make you feel like you really are part of the big picture and everyone is equally valuable to the running the business, we are given updates from the CEO communicating how the business is functioning which is very reassuring.”

K Konde

“I came to work for Community Housing as I feel I can make a difference to our customers' lives.”

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