Post Name
Housing Assessment Officers
Vacancy Description
Post ref: POST0030
Contract: Temporary for 12 months
Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week (x2)
Grade: 5
Salary: £24,657 to £27,358 per annum, pro rata for part time
Closing date: Sunday 17 March 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 27 March 2019 or Thursday 28 March 2019

These are temporary contracts for 12 months.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with an interest in housing and customer service to work in our busy Housing Options department.

The primary function of this role will be to provide a personalised service to a caseload of homeless clients, establishing what duties the council has, what assistance the council can provide and working with clients to relieve their homelessness.

We would like to hear from you if you would enjoy working with people to help them resolve their housing problems. You must have excellent negotiation skills and the ability to deal sensitively with clients in difficult and often pressurised circumstances. You should be able to produce written work to a consistently high standard and be able to understand and apply legislation accurately.

Key to success in this role is the ability to work constructively and creatively to help clients meet their housing needs. We will provide training as necessary for successful candidates on relevant areas of housing and related law.

You should be a confident, competent and capable individual who is able to think creatively to solve problems, has a positive attitude and the potential to quickly learn and develop your skills and knowledge in this key role.

For more information about this post please contact Tina Scoular (01603) 212685 or Deborah Smith (01603) 212879.

Closing date: Sunday 17 March 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 27 March 2019 or Thursday 28 March 2019

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