Landlord Accreditation Scotland

Careers with LAS

Landlord Accreditation Scotland is the largest private rented sector landlord and letting agent accreditation scheme in the country.  We provide support, training and development and industry accreditation for anyone working in the sector in Scotland.

We are always looking for enthusiastic and ambitious people to join the team. Our colleagues work from Edinburgh, with a hybrid working model.

 

Current Vacancy

Accreditation Co-ordinator

Salary:                  Starting salary £28,000 (pro-rata)
Location/Base: Hybrid – Home/LAS office
Hours:                     Negotiable (permanent role)
Closing date:      19th February 2024 

The Role

A crucial role in the operational activity of Landlord Accreditation Scotland (LAS) helping to ensure LAS maintains high standards of professionalism and continues to deliver a high-quality service to accredited landlords and letting agents.  The Accreditation Co-ordinator is responsible for overseeing the accreditation processes, compliance with accreditation standards, coordinating accreditation activities, and maintaining documentation to support accreditation efforts.

 The post holder is responsible for the promotion of accreditation to all those landlords and letting agents who undertake training and attend courses and events. Once accredited status has been granted the post holder ensures compliance with ongoing requirements and standards.

A key part of this role is liaison with Local Authority Partners to promote accreditation and engagement with locally registered landlords. The post holder will also be the main point of contact for accredited landlords and agents looking for support.

Key Responsibilities
To oversee, manage and report to the LAS Director all aspects of accreditation promotion and compliance.
To plan and co-ordinate and where appropriate devise administrative procedures in connection with accreditation alongside the LAS Events Manager to maximise promotion of accreditation at all training webinars and events.
To produce and edit accreditation communication materials
To be the first contact point and support for all accreditation queries via phone, email etc.
To liaise with Local Authority contacts on matters of accreditation

Essential Skills and Aptitudes
This is a customer-focused role which deals with a broad range of private rented sector organisations and individuals. Candidates with the following skills and aptitudes are invited to apply:

  • PRS background and if not LETWELL qualified, willing to complete the programme.
  • Demonstrates courteous and friendly approach, acting with tact and discretion and where required confidentiality
  • Ability to manage a variety of competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to formulate ideas and solutions to problems and present them effectively
  • High level of accuracy
  • Self-motivating
  • Commitment to own development
  • Awareness of and adherence to data protection requirement

The full job description including salary can be found here.

How to Apply

To apply for this post, email your CV with a short statement of why you are applying for the role, highlighting the specific skills that make you the ideal candidate to [email protected]

The closing date for applications is Monday 19th February 2024.  CVs sent without the accompanying statement will not be considered.

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