Accommodation Officer

Job Reference
Accommodation Officer Dorchester
Salary Description
Very Attractive Pay
Contract Type
Contracted Hours
5 - 80 / per week - Full-Time

Job Title: Accommodation Officer

Location: Dorchester, UK

Contract Type: Full-time,

Temporary Salary: 16.26 per hour

IR35: Yes

About Us:

We are a managed service agency, dedicated to providing temporary, contract, and interim opportunities. Our service is founded on ethical principles, trustworthiness, and care, with profits reinvested into our Local Authority shareholders.

About the Role:

As an Accommodation Officer at Dorset Council, you will play a pivotal role in efficiently managing the council’s supply of temporary accommodation across the region. We are seeking a proactive individual to ensure rent payments are collected promptly, maintain the physical condition of accommodation, and liaise effectively with stakeholders to support homeless households.

What is the day-to-day of the role:

  • Efficiently manage temporary accommodation supply.
  • Efficiently manage temporary accommodation supply.
  • Conduct inspections and arrange maintenance of properties.
  • Collaborate with housing finance team to control financial liability.
  • Maintain accurate records of accommodation management.
  • Monitor safety certificates and standards of accommodation.
  • Liaise with landlords, contractors, and support services.
  • Arrange client placements and support households during their stay
  • Administer occupier movement and manage eviction processes.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • A benchmark of 3 GCSEs (or equivalent) including Maths and English, at Grade C or above, or relevant experienc.
  • Substantial experience in local authority housing, registered provider, or third sector
  • Knowledge of housing tenancy issues and maintenance processes
  • Competency in Microsoft Office and rent account management
  • Understanding of welfare benefits, housing legislation, and equal opportunity principles


  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression
  • Collaborative and supportive team environment
  • Pension scheme

What can we offer you?

  • A dedicated consultant for you to be in communication with and to look after your file. 
  • A compliance officer to keep all aid with your documents and to keep everything updated.
  • A Finance Officer to manage your money and ensure your payments are made on time.
  • The best rates in the market. We continuously fight to get you the pay rate you desire. 

Please Apply below or call us on 0121 270 8878.

All candidates must hold or in the process of obtaining a Full NMC Registration.


We use cookies to give you the best online experience. You can see how we use cookies here..    Ok, I got this
We're working on it!

It'll be ready in a jiffy...