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Legal Housing Officer

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My public sector client is in need of a housing officer who has expeirence working within a legal capacity to join their team. As a legal housing officer you will be tasked with the following:

  1. Preparing tenancy related Notices for various tenancy breaches (mostly Notices of Seeking Possession relating to secure tenancies, Notices of Proceedings for Possession relating to Introductory tenancies, Notices to Quit relating to non-secure tenancies)
  1. Drafting civil format witness statements (of both Housing staff and lay witnesses, including those relating to neighbour nuisance and anti-social behaviour)
  1. Drafting court papers and applications (including drafting Particulars of Claim, claim forms, applications to vary existing possession claims etc)
  1. Providing both written and oral advice to colleagues in Housing about various aspects of housing law, including that relating to neighbour nuisance/ASB, succession, untidy garden/properties, failure by tenants to provide access to properties for various tenancy inspections (inc: gas safety, electrical inspection and landlord’s general home check)
  1. Preparing various legal paperwork to deal with unlawful traveller encampments (inc relating to orders for removal in the Magistrates Court and possession claims in the County Court

This client offers a friendly working environment and this role would suit an experienced legal housing officer, or perhaps a Solicitor with a private practive background who is looking to make the move to local authority work.

This is a full time role and a car is essential due to the location of the offices.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Kate Jasper in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultant boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

Please note our advertisements use years’ experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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Temporary or Contract
Immediate start
6-9 Months
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Kate Jasper
Sellick Partnership
Telephone Number 0161 834 1642
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