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Specialist Voids Officer

Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
Salary: Grade 6 £24,982 - £28,672 per annum
Location: Shute End/Home Working
Contract: Contract
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 13/06/2021 at 09:58
Reference: 711196

Void/Tenancy Officer to Cover Maternity Leave

The Neighbourhood and Communities Department are responsible for maintaining approximately 2600 properties across the borough of Wokingham, and within this department the Voids team are responsible for all void management, repairs, mutual exchanges and tenancy changes.

The voids team currently have a vacancy for a full time Void/Tenancy Officer to cover maternity leave on a six month contract.  The role will include the following tasks:

- managing the nomination process

- conducting property viewings

- conducting tenancy sign-ups

- manage our mutual exchange process from application to tenancy assignment

- managing tenancy changes 

We are looking for candidates who have had previous social housing experience including a sound knowledge of housing law relating to tenancies and mutual exchanges so that the tasks can be picked up as quickly as possible.

Closing date: 11pm, 13th June 2021

For an informal discussion, please contact Julie Poole on julie.poole@wokingham.gov.uk 

Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

This vacancy is now closed