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Housing Assistant (Housing Options and Advice) (12 month Fixed Term Contract)

  • Employer: Harlow Council
  • Reference: SH0223X
  • Published: Thu 29/04/2021, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/05/2021, 16:43 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week, (banking 30 minutes per week to be used towards the shut down between Christmas and New Year)
  • Salary: £23,652 to £24,607 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Harlow, Essex, Essex

Harlow Council has an opportunity in the role of Housing Assistant within the Housing Options and Advice Team on a 12 month fixed term contract.

In this role, you will enjoy the challenges of working at a fast pace in a customer focused environment and working effectively and diplomatically at all levels.

The successful applicant will work as part of the overall Housing Options and Advice Team and will support the day to day work of the team in delivering a first class service that is value for money and customer focused.

The post holder will assist the team in providing a first line service and administrative support in processing a housing needs assessment for both applicants wishing to join the Housing Needs Register or those that are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

You will assist in the verification and the payment of invoices and the commitment accounting processes. 

Applicants should have general housing experience gained in local authority, Registered Social Landlords or related organisation, including contact with general public.

An understanding of current housing issues would be an advantage.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Lisa Whiting, Housing Options and Advice Manager on 01279 446371

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  • Employer: Harlow Council
  • Reference: SH0223X
  • Published: Thu 29/04/2021, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/05/2021, 16:43 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week, (banking 30 minutes per week to be used towards the shut down between Christmas and New Year)
  • Salary: £23,652 to £24,607 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Harlow, Essex, Essex

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