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Housing Resettlement Officer

  • Employer: Hertsmere Borough Council
  • Reference: 896
  • Published: Tue 26/07/2022, 14:16 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 23/08/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £29,538 - £33,563 (depending on experience)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Offices, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

Hertsmere is located in southern Hertfordshire and is an attractive environment in which to live and work. It adjoins Greater London and has excellent road and rail links making London and the Home Counties easily accessible.

This is an exciting new role working as part of successful and highly driven Housing team, supporting vulnerable individuals into long term housing. The post holder will work with current and former rough sleepers and those who need greater support to maintain stable and secure lives.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work alongside our new 24 bed scheme which has been delivered in partnership with local charity One YMCA and this role forms part of our commitment to support everyone in housing need.

The successful candidate will actively engage with private sector landlords, sourcing properties and providing support and guidance to landlords and tenants. Building a rapport with rough sleepers will begin early in the individual’s journey by supporting verification and outreach work enabling trust to be built with each person.

A commitment to helping vulnerable individuals and good communication skills to build a rapport with landlords, individuals and partners is key. Supporting individuals with complex needs can be challenging but highly rewarding.

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Emily Dillon, Housing Strategy Manager on emily.dillon@hertsmere.gov.uk or 020 8207 7586

The post is offered full time (36 hours per week), on a 3 year fixed term contract.  

Please note: The Council operates a hybrid working system where employees may work up to two days per week from home.

Benefits include 25 – 30 days annual leave (depending on the length of Local Government Service) plus one floating day per annum, local government pension scheme, flexible working hours, free car parking, free use of leisure facilities, cycle scheme, season ticket loans and access to a large staff roof garden.

Hertsmere Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity and values the diversity of all of its workforce.

Please follow the link below to apply online.

Closing date: Tuesday 23rd August, 9am

Downloads

  • Guidance Notes
  • Housing Resettlement Officer Job Description

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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  • Employer: Hertsmere Borough Council
  • Reference: 896
  • Published: Tue 26/07/2022, 14:16 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 23/08/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £29,538 - £33,563 (depending on experience)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Offices, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire

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