Private Housing Co-ordinator

About Three Rivers District Council

Three Rivers District in South West Hertfordshire straddles the north west corner of the M25 on the edge of Greater London. The district is a mixture of beautiful countryside, villages and small towns. The area has a diverse range of sectors and businesses and is a centre for the film industry with Warner Brothers at Leavesden forming part of a studio cluster along with Elstree and Pinewood is a short drive away.

At a glance
• 700 historic assets and 22 conservation areas, 77% of the district is in the Green Belt.
• 1,914 NNDR registered businesses with the economy providing 39,000 jobs
• Very low crime rate
• The district ranks highly for business registrations and start ups with a highly skilled and trained workforce, high employment levels with GVA and weekly earnings above average

The Role:
This role sits within the Housing Services team and involves the running and administration of the Council’s private rented sector scheme to aid in the prevention of homelessness and discharging the Council’s statutory homelessness duties. The role also involves sourcing properties in the private rented sector to join the Council's private rental scheme and will look to establish a network of private landlords to increase the supply of homes available for customers of the Council's Housing Options service.

What we are looking for:-
We are looking for an enthusiastic, resilient and driven individual with highly effective communication skills, the ability to adapt to changing priorities and the ability to work independently. The ideal candidate will be have experience as a Lettings/Property Manager or similar role, however this is not essential. The candidate must be able to communicate effectively, negotiate comfortably and have the ability to deal sensitively with members of the public.

What we offer:-
£30,151 - £32,020 excluding London Weighting allowance.
We offer an excellent benefits package, including competitive salary, 28 days holiday - rising to 30 days (if applicable), a generous employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance, flexible working, career development, free on-site parking, cycle-to-work scheme, discounted leisure centre membership, employee volunteering schemes and access to discounted activities and days out.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Jason Hagland, Housing Supply Manager on 01923 776611 /

A basic DBS check will be carried out for this post.

To apply, please click here.