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Housing Officer / Information Officer / Housing Advisor

Thrapston
Permanent
£24799 - £27905 per annum

Job Title: Housing Needs and Information Officer

Location: Thrapston

Salary: £24,799 – £27,905 per annum pro rata

Job Type: Part Time, Permanent (18.5 hours per week)

Closing date: 9th December 2019 at 11:59pm

Interview Date: 18th December 2019

This Council is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and conscientious individual to support their housing team.

Based in the offices in Thrapston, you will work in our small but busy and proactive housing team. You will be educated to degree standard or equivalent and will ideally have experience of working within a housing environment. You will carry out a wide range of work, from providing initial housing advice to customers, to research and gather information, to assisting with our busy development programme.

You will be in contact with the public, other professionals and councillors so you will need experience of dealing with people as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will also need good numeracy and IT skills. You will be flexible and willing to work both co-operatively within the team and also on your own initiative.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and can demonstrate an understanding of housing services, the Council can offer the opportunity to assist in a wide variety of housing work.

At this Council they believe that staff members are their most valuable asset. They are committed to attracting and retaining the very best, and utilising all the talent and experience available. This is a part-time post (18.5 hours per week, preferably over 5 days) and in order to meet the needs of the service, you will ideally work between 3 and 4 hours per day, with an anticipated start time of 10am. However, the importance of helping employees balance their work and home life is recognised by offering flexible working arrangements that enable you to balance your working life with other priorities, so there may be some flexibility, but you would generally be expected to work on Fridays.

Benefits of working at this Council include:

  • Excellent working environment
  • Flexible working hours (within the needs of the service)
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Free parking

East Northamptonshire is an attractive, diverse mix of market towns and rural villages. Changes are on the horizon across Northamptonshire in which the county and district councils will join to create unitary authorities covering populations of over 300,000 each. This transformation could open the doors to new and exciting career opportunities for all our employees.

To apply for the role please click the APPLY button to be directed to the careers page.

Candidates with experience of; Housing Options Officer, Social Housing Advisor, Homelessness Officer, Housing Needs Officer, Housing Officer, Housing Support Officer, Housing Assistant, Housing Officer, Housing Services, Customer Housing Assistant, Social Housing Assistant, Information Advisor, Information Specialist, Supported Housing Officer, Social Housing Worker, Housing Administrator will be considered for this role.