Housing Debt Recovery Officer

Corby Borough Council

Deene House, NN17 1GD
An opportunity has arisen for a motivated and customer focused individual to undertake the post of Housing Debt Recovery Officer. 
The post is a Part Time working  22.2 (fte equivalent)  Hrs per week.
Hours of work could be negotiable for the right candidate. Ideally candidates would work  Mon  Wed and  Fri 8.40-5pm or Mornings or Afternoons 5 days per week as this would suit our business needs.
The purpose of the post is to ensure all debts  from former tenants are pursued and collected.
There will be an emphasis on meeting targets for collection and reducing the overall debt owed.
The role will involve you tracing and contacting those owing debts to Corby Borough Council, agreeing debt repayment plans, monitoring accounts and increasing   collection levels.  
Ideally you will be experienced in recovering debt and should be able to demonstrate sound recovery principals.  If you have recent experience of dealing with County Court Small Claims proceedings this would be advantageous. 
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are a must in this role.
If you are interested in this post and you are confident that you are the person we are looking for we look forward to receiving your application 

First Posted: Fri10/05/2019
Housing Debt Recovery Officer