Housing Options Officer

Swadlincote, Derbyshire
£23,398- £24,964 pro rata per annum
25 May 2017
22 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Housing and Environmental Services Housing Options Officer

Salary £23,398- £24,964 pro rata per annum

18.5 hours per week

Housing Options Officer

If you have the knowledge, experience and aptitude to work in a fast paced housing options team, then South Derbyshire could be your answer.

Providing correct and consistent advice is paramount and your attention to and knowledge of the relevant housing legislation and codes of guidance are essential to ensuring the right advice and accommodation is secured for households when they really need it.

The primary role and duties of this post are to assist vulnerable people maintain their current accommodation, provide advice and support to ensure they are suitably accommodated or simply to empower them to find their own housing solution. The need to remain objective at all times and ensure a focused approach is essential, whilst maintaining the ability to challenge and investigate the circumstances presented to you by households who are either homeless or who are threatened with becoming homeless.

Due to the post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check.

The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

Please note that previous applicants for this post need not re-apply.

An application form/pack is available online by clicking apply. To apply please view the notes and complete the online Application Form. 

Closing date: 28 June 2017

Interviews held on: 14 July 2017