Housing Advisor

Job role: Adviser
Advice Area: Housing/homelessness
Organisation: University of London
Job type:Contract
Working hours: Full time
Location: London
Salary: £30,001 - £35,000
Job ref number: 001735
Closing date: 09-03-2021

Do you have a passion for helping others, sense of justice and an enthusiastic and innovative approach?

Apply for the role of Housing Advisor at the University of London and help support students and staff living in the private rented sector.

We are seeking an individual to provide legal advice, advocacy and guidance to students and staff who are looking for and living in private rented housing.

To succeed in this role, you will have relevant experience of working with people in an advisory capacity and an up-to-date knowledge of housing legislation and case law relating to private rented housing. An understanding of the main housing issues that students face in the private rented housing sector is essential.

You will have an enthusiastic and innovative approach, combined with tact, discretion and the ability to deal professionally and empathetically with a range of student clients, landlords and others in an often pressured working environment.

We welcome applications both from candidates with Higher Education housing experience and those  with alternative sector experience but who can demonstrate a willingness to learn combined with a passion for providing excellent support services to customers.

This is a fixed term maternity cover for 9 months, with a possibility of extension. This is a grade 6 position with a salary starting from £31,966 per annum.

Please see job description and personal specification attached.

You can find further information and apply by clicking here

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