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  • Job description

    Income Officer (P01741)

    Starting salary £31,951pa with potential progression to £34,765pa on achieving designated skills and experience 

    37 hours per week

    With over 9000 homes in our Borough, we want to continue to provide the very best services to our tenants.

    In this key role and it will be up to you to deliver a patch based income management service that makes this part of our plan happen. The aim of the role is to recover outstanding money as efficiently as possible as well as assisting the council’s tenants who find themselves in financial difficulties.

    You’ll deliver our promise of being a high quality landlord, maximising our income by providing an efficient and customer focused income recovery service responsible for collecting over £50 million in rent each year. You will manage the complete arrears recovery process for a caseload across a patch of properties taking legal action, preparing court documents, representing the council in court and carrying out evictions.

    It is essential you have up to date knowledge of income recovery processes and experience of working with vulnerable people with multiple support needs. With strong negotiation and influencing skills you must be a skilled communicator with the ability to develop creative solutions to problems and have experience of giving basic debt/budgeting advice. You will be working with people in crisis situations and therefore you must have experience of dealing with customers displaying aggressive behaviour.

    It’s an exciting time to join the team at Welwyn Hatfield as we are on a journey of transforming our services with the aim of improving the lives of everyone who lives and works in the Borough. Within the role we offer flexible working arrangements with both time working from home and in the office.

    The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential in this post.

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Address: Rockingham House,
St Maurice’s Road,
YO31 7JA

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01904 557 150

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