Dorchester, Dorset, England
£13.72 to £15.77/Hour
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March 1, 2024



Temporary Contract

Immediate start until May 2024 (Could be extended)

£13.72 to £15.77 Per Hour

Monday to Friday 08:30am until 17:15pm

Own transport will be required

Must hold enhanced DBS (WITHIN 12 MONTHS)

TO APPLY CALL 01305 239239 Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm or email CV to


Our client, Dorset Council is seeking an ACCOMMODATION OFFICER (ADMIN) to join them on a temporary basis. The contract is until 13th May 2024 but they often get extended or you can apply for permanent roles once in place. The successful candidate will carry out property inspections, inventories, tenancy agreements and responsible for registering deposits. You will require own transport and expense will be paid. This role also requires the candidate to hold a DBS. 

  • To manage the physical condition of the directly managed temporary accommodation so that it is in a permanent lettable state, conduct inspections, book repairs, maintenance, organise redecoration, and ensure any communal areas are clean and safe.
  • To control the council’s financial liability through the local housing debt management process, pursue accommodation charges, monitor HB payments and work closely with housing finance team.
  • To work with and support leaseholder landlords who provide accommodation for homeless households to ensure the fabric of the building meets with the lease agreements.
  • To obtain and monitor all mandatory safety certificates from those landlords, including Dorset Council, who provide emergency accommodation for homeless households.

CV required, showing the following:

  • Previous experience within a lettings or social housing environment.
  • Proven experience of being able to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Proven experience of working within a confidential environment
  • Proven knowledge and experience of effectively dealing with a wide range of housing tenancy issues in the social housing sector, and/or in the private rented sector.
  • Up to date knowledge and understanding of welfare benefits and housing benefits and universal credit

Must hold:

  • Passport or Birth certificate with National Insurance Number proof
  • Own transport with business insurance
  • An Enhanced DBS

In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility.

City Centre Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.

City Centre Recruitment is acting as an employment business in relation to ACCOMMODATION OFFICER (ADMIN)

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