2 year fixed term contract
Are you looking for a new career opportunity in a fast developing, forward thinking, ambitious, and commercially focussed organisation?
Demonstrating that you are an innovative, supportive, positive and flexible person, you will be able to contribute towards our financial self sufficiency by 2020 and our 5 year plan.
Our recently renovated office environment, agile working options and technology are fundamental in supporting you to be most at your most creative, and productive.
The successful candidate will be a highly motivated person that has a proven track record of negotiating with a wide range of members of the public, often at a housing crisis point in their life.
You will work within the Housing Act 1996 (as amended) initially up to the end of the ‘Prevention’ stage of the new Homeless Reduction Act. You will provide comprehensive written housing advice to households with a range of tenures. You will interview, assess and identify prevention options for people while working collaboratively with other partners including Police, Probation, Children Services, drug treatment agencies and other relevant stakeholders.
Applicants should have a can do attitude and must have experience of working in a housing
role in a local authority, housing association, voluntary or other public agency.
In exchange for your expertise, experience and enthusiasm, we will offer support in continuing your personal and career development, in addition to providing a wide range of employment linked benefits.
We will provide you with competitive annual leave, and contribute 15% towards the LGPS pension scheme. You will also have access to a range of discounts including annual ‘Better’ leisure centre membership, local and high street stores, and salary sacrifice schemes including a cycle lease scheme, and childcare vouchers.
For an informal discussion about the role, please call Tara O’Hara, Tenancy Team Leader on 01737 276439.
We are proud to support the guaranteed interview schemes for those meeting the essential criteria for the role, under the Disability Confident employer scheme for disabled candidates, and the ‘Veteran’s scheme’ for ex-armed forces candidates.
Closing date: 03 June 2018
Interview date: 18 & 19 June 2018