Accommodation Officer

Preston, Lancashire (GB)
Grade: F (£24983-28936) pro rata
02 May 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity has arisen for a Student Accommodation Officer to work as part the wider private sector team in the Student Accommodation Service. The post holder will be based mainly at UCLan Burnley Campus and also at the UCLan Preston Campus. Applicants must have experience of working in an accommodation/housing organisation and have a working knowledge of HMOs, the HHSRS and HMO Licensing. Experience of contractual and legal issues relating to accommodation is also essential.

The post involves direct contact and building effective relationships with students, landlords and the general public. The successful candidate will have experience of dealing with customers and possess excellent communication skills. Empathy with students and an understanding of student needs is a key part of this role.

We are looking for someone with IT skills, who is able to work as part of a team and have strong organisational skills. The ability to work independently is critical to this role.

The successful applicant will visit private properties to carry out inspections in and around the Burnley area in order to assess their suitability for letting to students, and assist the UCLan Student Accommodation Service to manage its landlord registration scheme. A good knowledge of the Burnley area would be advantageous.

Interested candidates can contact Angela Frodsham, Accommodation Services Manager on 01772 892521 or

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based at the Burnley campus, but the person must be flexible to work at the UCLan Preston campus if required.

Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

School/Service: Student Services
Hours: Part time (18.13 hours per week - 0.5 FTE)
Basis: Indefinite
Interview Date: June 2018 - date to be confirmed 

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