This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Runnymede Borough Council’s busy Housing Allocations Team who are tasked with making best use of the limited, available social housing, whilst striving to let properties as quickly as possible to keep void periods to a minimum.
You would be responsible for allocating to social housing accommodation and ensuring that all applications are fully verified. The team also maintains the Council’s housing register, so you will assess these applications to determine the level of housing need and offer advice on other housing options. You will be committed to building a sound knowledge of the Council’s Housing Allocation Policy.
We are looking for capable and ambitious individuals, with a keen eye for detail, to join our team. You will be a team player who is articulate, organised and able to work well under pressure. You will also have excellent customer service skills, communicate well and be able to use your initiative.
Benefits include an agile working approach which involves a mix of office and home working and the possibility of additional leave via the Council’s Flexitime Scheme.
Please apply online at www.surreyjobs.info. Full information, including the Job Description, Person Specification and other details about Runnymede Borough Council, are all available in the Extra Information attachment on the website. If it is difficult for you to apply online, please contact HR via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please provide an email address where possible as you will be contacted by email if you are selected to attend for an interview. Please note we do not accept CVs.
For an informal chat about this position, please contact Sarah Casey, Allocations Team Leader, on 01932 838383.
Please note that a full driver’s licence is required for this post.
Closing date: Midnight Sunday 16 January 2022
Interviews will be held: 26 and 27 January 2022