£29,958 - £32,594 per annum inclusive of outer fringe allowance
37 hours per week
We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join our Housing Needs Team. You will manage the Council’s temporary accommodation including the allocation of private rented accommodation and supported accommodation managed by other providers. With a passion and enthusiasm for helping vulnerable individuals and families, you will be responsible for maintaining high standards within the Council’s units of Temporary Accommodation, promoting and maintaining support for residents with the goal of successful move on, and developing and building relationships with private landlords and letting agents across the Borough.
We are looking for someone with:
- An interest in housing and social welfare issues, committed to helping people in difficult circumstances,
- Excellent people management skills, and the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with others,
- The confidence, imagination and ability to resolve a range of difficult situations, prioritising the welfare of the customer and their household in all cases,
- The ability to work well independently, whilst understanding the benefits of team working and partnership working,
The council have developed a ‘One Team’ approach to working and this relies on each and every person working collaboratively to deliver shared goals. To be a positive influence on this environment, you’ll need to be able to support others and be a genuine team player.
What the council is really looking for is someone with a true customer focus, an understanding of what great customer service involves and a commitment to delivering outstanding results.
Closing date for applications is 1 January 2019.
Assessments and interviews will be held on 8 / 9 January 2019.