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Focus Ireland – Property Management Officer (Housing Support Officer) Full-time, Permanent Contract

Overview

Focus Ireland has developed an ambitious strategy to prevent homelessness and to provide effective support and solutions for those who do become homeless and to also continue to provide safe and secure home for its current and future customers.

Focus Ireland has extensive property and is expecting activity in this area. We are seeking experienced property professional to work closely with local teams to deliver a quality service to our tenants. The job will be based in our local offices working as part of the central property service.

What you will do:

  • To liaise with housing support staff on rent arrears issues with tenants and monitor arrears
  • Periodic inspection of properties and reporting on condition
  • Assist with tenant induction in responsibility for care of property and provide support in use of appliances in the home
  • Liaise with management companies, attend management company meetings and manage service charge matters
  • All housing health and safety issues including, fire audits. Electrical tests, boiler servicing
  • Input into annual budget setting for sites and asset management plan
  • To work with and under the supervision and direction of the line-manager
  • To engage in regular supervision sessions with the line Manager
  • To attend and contribute to Team and Agency meetings as required
  • To undertake other work that is assigned by the line manager or Director
  • To participate in relevant training and development courses as agreed with your manager
  • To be vigilant to any Health, Safety and Welfare risks in the workplace and bring any concerns to the attention of your manager or Health & Safety Representative

What you will need:

  • Third level qualification in property or a relevant field and experience working in housing management
  • Car owner and full, clean driving licence
  • Ambitious, energetic and motivated individual
  • Must have a solutions focused attitude
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word and Outlook
  • A team player with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Be trustworthy and conduct the role with integrity

Ideally 

  • Experience in working for a voluntary housing organisation

To find out more & apply please submit your CV & Cover Letter Here.

Focus Ireland is an equal opportunities employer 

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