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Private Rented Sector Assistant


Tenant Support

Rochdale Council

Job ref:  RO51289                                      

Location:  Floor 2, Number One Riverside, Smith Street, Rochdale, OL16 1XU; working from home as required
Salary: £25,481 - £28,672

Grade: 6                             

Working Hours:  37 hours per week

Contract Type:  12 month fixed-term                     

Closing Date:     28 September 2021

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Interview Type: Zoom


We have an exciting vacancy for a Private Rented Sector assistant to join a pilot scheme as part of our wider vision for excellent strategic housing within the Borough. We require an individual who is passionate about the real-life difference that quality housing makes in our community and you will want to be a pro-active part of our service in achieving that aim. A key function of the role will be to engage with landlords in the private rented sector, PRS tenants/licensees, service providers and other key stakeholders to monitor and promote PRS housing standards, particularly within the non-commissioned Supported Housing sector.


You will be part of a small sub-team within the PRS function of the Service, as well as supporting colleagues across the service during an exciting period of service transformation. You will have an ability to develop, contribute to and progress various ideas and plans concurrently with numerous partners to achieve effective delivery of key objectives.


You will relish the challenge of engaging with colleagues, landlords, customers and third sector partners. You will be capable of prioritising tasks, delivering on set timetables and ensuring timely completion of project commitments. You will be capable of maintaining case files, spreadsheets and developing new systems for recording and reporting on project outcomes.


Casual User Car Allowance is payable


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


Rochdale Borough Council is a great place to work. Please click here for information on Number One Riverside and the borough of Rochdale.


At Rochdale Borough Council we are committed to our Values and Behaviours.

·         Proud of the difference we make

·         Passionate about the diversities of the Borough

·         Pioneering and Open in our Approach 


This organisation has signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment.  This means we will recognise your continuous or ‘unbroken’ service in any Greater Manchester local authority or NHS organisation, Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service or Greater Manchester Combined Authority; giving you access to our service-related benefits.


Graduated Mandatory Unpaid Leave is applicable for this post, there will be a pay deduction from salary each month equating to 3 days per year.  This will be pro rata for part time/part year employees.

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working hours

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application deadline

11 59 pm

28th Sep 2021