Sutton Housing Partnership (established in 2006) manages council housing in Sutton. We aim to bring investment and improvements to homes and communities across the borough. We are responsible for the day-to- day management of housing services to around 6,000 council tenants and 1,500 leaseholders.
We are currently seeking a Legal Services Executive to lead the provision of legal services within the largest housing provider in London Borough of Sutton
You will embody our HOME values: High Performing, One Team, Make it Happen and Excellent Customer Service.
You will be accountable for providing legal advice and expertise for a range of housing-related services to all SHP departments and will client manage external legal services to ensure legislative compliance, excellence in service standards and VFM.
You will be a solicitor of 1 – 3 years PQE or a similarly experienced legal executive, able to demonstrate solid knowledge of disrepair, rent arrears and ASB related tenancy enforcement, gas compliance and leasehold related queries.
You will be passionate about excellent customer service and training and developing knowledge in others. You will be an excellent communicator, able to influence across the business and have the confidence and professionalism to work with people at all levels. Highly organised, you will be capable of planning, prioritising and scheduling activities and resources and you will have an assertive, proactive approach to identifying and resolving barriers.
You will enjoy taking on and shaping this new role.
Closing date: Friday 20th April 2018 at 23:59
Interview date: Thursday 3rd May 2018