Anti Social Behaviour Officer Jobs Vacancy at Halton Housing Trust Widnes
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Anti Social Behaviour Officer Jobs Vacancy at Halton Housing Trust Widnes Jobs Details:
We have an exciting opportunity, not to be missed! At Halton Housing we are currently looking for a driven individual to become our Anti-social Behaviour Officer! Joining our property services team based in Widnes you will join us on a part time, fixed term contract covering maternity, working 18.5 hours per week and will receive a highly competitive salary!
Halton Housing is a forward thinking and dynamic not for profit housing association that owns and manages 6,800 homes in the Cheshire towns of Runcorn and Widnes. We employ over 300 talented members of staff, including 80 specialist trades people in our Construction Services team.
As our Anti-social Behaviour Officer you will take responsibility for the co-ordination, control and organisation of an effective and efficient response to anti-social behaviour for the Trust in line with policies and procedures. You will also investigate and manage serious anti-social behaviour, harassment and domestic abuse cases liaising with other housing staff, the Police, any relevant agencies in order to gather information which will assist in agreeing and implementing a course of action which will result in the cessation of the nuisance.
Key accountabilities of our Anti-social Behaviour Officer
- Take responsibility for the management and resolution of ASB cases ensuring all tenants and residents are interviewed, investigations are undertaken and effective action plans are delivered
- Be responsible for the investigation of serious cases of anti-social behaviour and harassment. This will involve reviewing the case interviewing relevant people, undertaking investigations, liaising with legal and other professional staff and developing action plans.
- Following investigation decide the correct cause of action including mediation, acceptable behaviour contracts, legal action, including the use of injunctions, CBOs, demotion and possession orders. Putting forward the Trust's view in an assertive manner to tenants and residents.
- Assist in the preparation of cases for legal action, appearing and representing the Trust in Court as appropriate.
- Co-ordinate the Trust involvement in multi-agency forums to agree a joint approach to tackling anti-social behaviour. Using these forums to liaise with other relevant agencies
- Use collected data to identify hot spots of ASB and tenancy breeches and implement action plan to reduce incidences of ASB.
- Develop a preventative and diversionary approach to ASB to minimise the severity and number of reported ASB cases.
- To authorise and manage enforcement action for any breaches of tenancy conditions, including the, provision of evidence files to enable the Legal Support Officer take appropriate legal action.
- Monitor and supervise the Tenancy Enforcement Officers ensuring that they have followed procedures required for effective case management ensuring all tenants and residents are interviewed, investigations are undertaken and effective action plans are delivered
- Any other Ad Hoc Duties as and when required.
- Knowledge and understanding of ASB action from initial complaint through legal action to eviction
- Knowledge of key issues, legislation and good practise in relation to ASB and Tenancy Management
- Knowledge and understanding of court protocol for arrears
- Up to date knowledge and understanding of powers available to assist in resolution of management of ASB and use of injunctions
- Experience of collating information, evidence and using it to determine options and then implementing the most appropriate action
- Building effective partnerships and links with a range of internal departments and external organisations
- Experience of working with courts and the legal process, including the submission of cases, presenting and attendance at court
- Experience of working in a housing management service or working within legal services dealing with tenancy related matters
- Systems Experience QL, Microsoft Office
- Demonstrate a commitment to own continuing development (Desirable)
- Have full clean driving licence and access to own vehicle (Desirable)