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Housing Needs Officer

  • Employer: Burnley Borough Council
  • Reference: HDC/19/113250
  • Published: Wed 30/10/2019, 8:35 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 13/11/2019, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Part Time
  • Hours: 25 hours per week
  • Salary: £18,149 - £19,851
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Lancashire
HOUSING & DEVELOPMENT CONTROL

Housing Needs Officer

Grade 8 - £18,149 - £19,851

25 hours per week.

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Housing Needs Officer to join our busy Housing Needs Team.  The post is funded until January 2022.

 

We are seeking someone with experience of dealing directly with members of the public and working in collaboration with others to achieve results. You should have some understanding of the issues faced by individuals who are homeless or in housing need.

 

Working with both individuals and households, you will support clients in devising personalised housing plans, taking into account the clients housing and support needs, with the aim of assisting clients to retain their current accommodation or securing alternative suitable accommodation.

 

Ideally, you will have experience of frontline support to vulnerable clients facing a housing crisis, developing support or housing plans with clients and applying national legislation to the decision-making process.

 

The successful candidate will have a strong focus on the needs of the people that are seeking assistance, whilst being able to manage customers’ expectations, and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

 

You should be a strong team player who embraces change and is able to work flexibly in order to meet the needs of the service and the people that we assist.

 

For an informal discussion on the content of the job description or person specification, please contact Wilma Waddingham, Housing Needs Manager, on 01282 425011 Ext. 7242

Downloads

  • Application Form Guidance Notes
  • Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006
  • Job Description / Person Specification

How to Apply

We thank you for your interest in working for Burnley Council. All online applicants will receive an acknowledgment confirming receipt upon submission. If you are shortlisted you will be invited for an interview. If your application is not successful, you will receive an email confirmation. This is normally within 3 weeks of the closing date. Details of when the interviews will be held are included within the vacancy advert. You will be able to choose a convenient interview appointment time. References are normally taken up after the interviews have been held. There will be no offer of employment until satisfactory references, a medical clearance and DBS clearance (if required) have been granted.

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  • Employer: Burnley Borough Council
  • Reference: HDC/19/113250
  • Published: Wed 30/10/2019, 8:35 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 13/11/2019, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Part Time
  • Hours: 25 hours per week
  • Salary: £18,149 - £19,851
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Lancashire

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