Three Rivers District Council is an ambitious and innovative local public sector organisation. Located in Rickmansworth, South Hertfordshire, we are just a train ride from central London and just outside the M25 and a five minute drive from junction 18 on the M25.
With a population of 86,000, our district combines the best of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a thriving urban landscape with award-winning leisure facilities and great access to London Underground and Overground Stations.
We’re currently looking for a Housing Options Officer to support housing needs throughout our district.
- Up to £32,245 per annum
- Home working options
- Generous employer contribution pension scheme
- 28 days’ holiday (rising to 30 with service)
- Flexible working
- Free on-site parking
- Cycle to work scheme
- Discounted leisure centre membership
- Tax-efficient childcare vouchers
- Employee volunteering schemes
- Access to discounted activities and days out
This role involves providing customers with housing advice with a strong focus on preventing homelessness; supporting customers through all stages of their application including personalised housing plans and a decision on their homeless application if prevention or relief has not been possible.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, resilient candidate to join the Housing Services Department at Three Rivers District Council. The ideal candidate does not necessarily need a background in housing, but must be able to communicate effectively and have the ability to deal sensitively with members of the public. The ideal candidate must be able to make prompt decisions in challenging situations within a fast-paced environment.
Closing date: 13th July 2020 at 9am
Interview date: 21st July 2020
A basic DBS check will be carried out for this post.
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