Salary: £23,790 - £28,363 per annum
The Council's Housing Directorate is looking for an experienced Housing Community Liaison Officer to work within its Housing Anti-Social Behaviour Team.
This is service aims to provide a high profile, frontline, proactive and reactive response to all aspects of Housing Domestic Abuse. It requires knowledge and understanding of domestic abuse issues and the needs of those affected by it.
Duties include but are not confined to:
- To act as an expert consultant to housing staff across the directorate in relation to domestic abuse.
- To support housing officers in their assessment and interventions with families where domestic abuse is a dominant feature.
- To contribute to raising awareness and understanding about the impact of domestic abuse across the housing service.
- To promote effective communication and joint working between Housing and all local statutory bodies and voluntary sector groups dealing with domestic abuse.
For an informal discussion about the post please ring Housing Safeguarding Manager, Marsia Charman on 01375 652277
A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at enhanced level will be required for this role.
Closing Date: 10 November 2019
Our vision - An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.
Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills. We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside, and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.
We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.
Thurrock Council is committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.
We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.
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