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Property Negotiator

Job Title: Property Negotiator
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Enfield, London
Contact Name: James Huntly
Salary: Up to £15.86 per hour
Sector: Real Estate Services, Residential Lettings
Reference: BBBH7932_1592216513

Job Description

**Temporary Property Negotiator Job**

Our client a local authority are recruiting for a Property Negotiator, to negotiate and procure various forms of accommodation in order to prevent homelessness or to fulfil their statutory duties for eligible clients, at the best price, cost effective and value for money to the Council. To source accommodation for the client group that is both suitable and affordable that complies with legislative requirements, preventing legal challenges. To record and monitor service delivery issues and complaints as they arise to implement correct processes to address and remedy issues as appropriate.

The Role
Your key duties within the role will include:
-To procure various forms of temporary accommodation including emergency accommodation, to meet the needs of homeless clients to whom the Council has a statutory responsibility.
-To procure private rented accommodation as a homeless prevention measure, as a means of discharging duty for clients accommodated in temporary accommodation, and assisting moves for welfare benefit cap affected households to affordable accommodation.
-To carry out planned and responsive visits to emergency accommodation within timescales of placement made, and annually with suppliers to ensure procurement of both good quality and suitable accommodation.
-To carry out check out visits to private rented placements having provided deposit/bond to broker a move, to minimise payouts on claims.
-To provide a landlord/agent sustainment role for placements made into the private rented sector to ensure tenancies are maintained to minimise the need for formal action being taken, ultimately ending in eviction.
-To maximise procurement opportunities in line with procedures to demonstrate best use of financial resources to reach an optimum portfolio mix

The Contract
This is a 3 month contact starting ASAP
35 hours per week
9am to 5.30pm
£15.86 per hour

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