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Trainee Housing Officer

  • Employer: Wealden District Council
  • Reference: E1004
  • Published: Mon 10/01/2022, 14:40 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 24/01/2022, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £23,286 - £31,998 p.a plus car allowance
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Council Offices, Hailsham, East Sussex

Are you considering a career in housing? Are you enthusiastic, resilient and a good team player? Do you also have a willingness to learn and study with the prospect of a professional career as a reward?

This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to start or progress a career as a housing professional. Following a training programme, the successful candidate will be required to manage a patch of properties within the Council’s housing stock, with the focus on delivering a high-quality housing management service. You will work with residents’ groups, manage cases of anti-social behaviour and be responsible for all areas of tenancy management from signing up new tenants to successions and mutual exchanges. You must be willing and able to interact well with both internal and external partners to deliver the best services to our residents.

You will work within a housing team where you will be provided with a structured training programme, and you will gain a sound knowledge of tenancy management and experience of enforcing conditions of tenancy.

You must have a commitment to study for a professional qualification, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and good IT skills including use of Microsoft Office products.

This represents an excellent opportunity for you to take the next step on your career path in a supportive but challenging environment.

*Salary dependent upon training and progression.

We offer an excellent package, including competitive salary, career average salary pension scheme, an employee benefit scheme offering a range of discounts and salary sacrifice schemes, flexitime and discounted leisure centre membership.

Wealden District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment. We value the differences that people bring from all backgrounds and communities and all applications will be treated on merit.

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the majority of our staff are continuing to work from home at present. Therefore, if you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact us via email where possible at human.resources@wealden.gov.uk

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  • Employer: Wealden District Council
  • Reference: E1004
  • Published: Mon 10/01/2022, 14:40 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 24/01/2022, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £23,286 - £31,998 p.a plus car allowance
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Council Offices, Hailsham, East Sussex

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