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University of London Housing Services

University of London Housing Services seeks a Housing Advisor for a full time, permanent position.

Salary: Starting from £31,401 (Grade 6 CTS)

Closing Date: 31-Mar-2019

Interview date: 10th April

Do you have a passion for helping others, sense of justice and an enthusiastic and innovative approach?  Apply for the role of Housing Advisor at the University of London and help support students and staff living in the private rented sector. 

The University of London is looking to appoint a Housing Advisor to help and support students and staff living in the Private rented sector. 

We are seeking an individual to join our Private Housing and Advice Team and provide legal advice, advocacy and guidance to students and staff who are looking for and living in private rented housing.

To succeed in this role, you will have relevant experience of working with people in an advisory capacity. An understanding of the main housing issues that students face in the private rented housing sector is essential.  We offer an ongoing programme of training in housing legislation and applicable case law, though a sound foundation on which to build this knowledge would be advantageous.

You will have an enthusiastic and innovative approach, combined with tact, discretion and the ability to deal professionally and empathetically with a range of student clients, landlords and others in an often pressured working environment.

For more information and to apply, click here.


Kings College London

Kings College London seeks Assistant Student Money & Housing Advisor

Salary: £31,833 to £36,422 per annum, inclusive of £3,223 London Allowance.        

Closing Date: 06-Mar-2019

Interview date: 14th March

This is full is fixed term position for 9 months and is ideal for anyone with some working knowledge of money and housing rights advice seeking to gain experience of working in Higher Education.  

Working within the Money & Housing Team, you will be responsible for delivering initial money advice to current and prospective students. You will be a first point of contact on private sector accommodation enquiries; where to look, what to consider, tenant rights and related student money issues working in conjunction with other support services. You will be an empathetic and patient listener, experienced in understanding and explaining complex rules and regulations to a variety of audiences.

You will have good research and editing skills in order to update and maintain the money advice web pages and related social media accounts. You will work with current students and colleagues to identify information gaps and current trends, developing appropriate guidance in a range of formats for web, one-to-one work, presentations, workshops and campaigns. The role will also involve working with stakeholders across the university as well as external partners.

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Giles Peaker is a solicitor and partner in the Housing and Public Law team at Anthony Gold Solicitors in South London. You can find him on Linkedin and on Twitter. Known as NL round these parts.


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