Legal Coordinator

Your Housing Group
From £25,600 to £32,160 per annum plus excellent benefits
11 Aug 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Hours: 35 per week, working Monday to Friday

Do you want to play a part in the future success of Your Housing Group?

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Legal Co-ordinator role will lead on, and effectively resolve, cases of high level anti-social behaviour, harassment and tenancy breaches, taking legal action as required.

We are looking for someone with an eye for detail, who can communicate well and liaise effectively with YHG colleagues, customers and partners such as the Police and the local authority. You will be resilient and skilled at managing difficult situations and able to deal calmly with challenging customers.

You will have a good understanding of the legal options for tackling anti-social behaviour and tenancy breaches together with the knowledge and confidence to select and use appropriate legal remedies, including apply to and representing YHG in court. You will understand principles around managing risk and safeguarding vulnerable customers. You will also have excellent recording keeping and case management skills. You will also be a team player, be able to influence partner agencies in supporting our aims and have the commercial awareness to manage budgets and meet targets as agreed with the Operation Manager.

This role covers a wide geographical area across Staffordshire Moorlands. You will be required to be mobile around the whole area to attend court hearings and conduct tenancy visits as required at short notice.

In addition to the above you will embrace the culture of continuous improvement to support Value for Money throughout the organisation and have a passion for doing things right first time.

Your Housing Group is a new generation of housing provider, working efficiently and effectively to build as many quality houses as possible, thereby playing its part in solving the national housing crisis. With over 28,300 homes across the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands, the business has a large portfolio of retirement living developments and an innovative private rental offer in Hive.

This role is eligible for a DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (i.e. it involves certain activities in relation to children and/or adults) and is defined as regulated activity under Part 1 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006.Therefore a DBSENHANCED check for a regulated activity is an essential requirement.

Prior to application, please review the attached Role Profile to better understand the role and key responsibilities. If you believe you have the skills, experience and knowledge to perform effectively in this role, please visit us at: apply for this role. Please ensure you complete and submit your application prior to the closing date below.

Applicants are advised that, in the event of receiving a high number of applications, we reserve the right to close this vacancy early. As a consequence you are urged to submit your application as soon as possible.

Closing date: Monday 28 August 2017

Your Housing Group values diversity and encourages applications from all communities. Your Housing Group operates a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for tenants or anyone who resides in a Your Housing Group property. It also operates the scheme for any applicants who declare they have a disability. Those applicants who meet the minimum requirements for the role as set out in the role profile will be guaranteed an interview. Some roles may be subject to probity checks which will override the scheme where a potential conflict of interest or a probity matter has been identified.

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