3397 Court Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/09/2018 23:59
£20,541 - £22,401 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Any location within North Tyneside
Closing date:
23 Sep
Further Information

An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a Court Officer to the Neighbour Housing Team in North Tyneside Council. This challenging role plays an important part in collecting rent income from tenants, applying, preparing and presenting cases at court.

You will manage a number of rent accounts for council tenancies. You will be responsible for rent arrears collection and you will be required to give advice on debt management and to offer assistance to those experiencing problems with paying rent and service charges. You will also be required to give the best possible advice in relation to welfare benefits and signpost tenants for financial advice and support.

You will have experience of delivering an excellent customer service, with strong communication skills and negotiation skills and a proven track record of meeting targets. In addition to this you will have a can do attitude and be an excellent problem solver, whilst offering a balance between enforcement and support in all areas of rent management.

The post is a 1 year fixed term maternity cover.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact:
Julie Reid, Neighbourhood Team Leader on 0191 643 7530
or julie.reid@northtyneside.gov.uk.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.