Hours: 37 hours per week
Closing Date: 23rd December 2018
Interview Date: 9th January 2019
More About the role:
We are looking to recruit a Housing Register Officer to work within the Council’s front line Housing Solutions Team.
As a Housing Register Officer you will provide comprehensive housing advice to customers and staff. You will have your own caseload and work closely with your applicants to support them to find alternative accommodation. You will be responsible for assessing Housing Register applications according to the Council’s Housing Allocations Scheme and will assist residents, helping them to find suitable, alternative accommodation and empowering the residents of Central Bedfordshire to live independently. You can find your greatness by ensuring a person-centred approach to our residents, by meeting housing need and by contributing to the prevention of homelessness.
The successful candidate is required to have experience in a Housing or support role environment as well as knowledge of Housing Allocations Legislation and practice. The candidate must be an organised, innovative and dedicated to improving service delivery with a customer focus by providing real solutions for people in housing need.
The role requires A Level or equivalent qualification, or experience of the key job responsibilities. It is essential that the post holder has the ability to listen, have an understanding of the customer perspective and is able to work well under pressure, they will be required to operate a large caseload and must be able to manage competing deadlines and priorities.
Join us, and take advantage of a generous rewards package, flexible working and the chance to learn and progress. Find your greatness by helping us to deliver better services to the local community as a key part of an ambitious Housing Service that is improving the quality of Housing within Central Bedfordshire.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work'.
For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Siobhan Breheny, Housing Demand Manager at Siobhan.firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0300 300 5992.
For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at email@example.com
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline.
If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role. http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx