Housing Project Officer

Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
£31,026 - £33,426 per annum
Posted
13 Jul 2022
Closes
12 Aug 2022
Job Ref
REC#33452
Contact
Recruitment Team
Job Type
Housing, Social care
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time

Job title: Housing Project Officer
Team: Pathway Planning Team
Location: Worcester

Contract: Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week
Job reference number: REC#33452
Salary: £31,026 - £33,426 per annum
 

The role:

Worcestershire County Council has a long standing and sector leading supported living program.
An exciting opportunity for a housing project officer initially based within the new Pathway Planning Team has become available. WCC are hoping to expand our offer of supported living offer across the county for those with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, and mental health conditions and this post will be key in achieving this vision.

The candidate will have experience and knowledge of the supported living sector and hold a relevant qualification in housing, social care, or health. As this is based within a social work team understanding of adult social care and the relevant legislation would be beneficial.

You will have the ability to monitor and evaluate projects, work on your own initiative, write reports and communicate effectively with a wide variety of stake holders.  The successful person will have knowledge of the commissioning cycle and relevant funding streams as well as the ability to work in partnership with social workers, commissioners, care providers and registered housing providers. This is a unique opportunity to be an integral part of a new team in a well-established service area.

If you would like to discuss this further, please contact Adam Jones, Commissioning Manager ajones11@worcestershire.gov.uk
 

Benefits

In return, you can look forward to:

  • Great holiday entitlement. As well as bank holidays, you'll get 25 days paid holiday (pro rata for part-time staff). This goes up to 30 days when you have been with us for 5 years. If you get more than 25 days where you work now, don't worry because if you join us without a break, we'll match your holiday up to 30 days.
  • Brilliant pension scheme. The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a nationwide, career average pension scheme and is a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government.
  • We also have a generous relocation package for those individuals looking to move from further afield. **
     

Applying

Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Please submit your CV with Cover Letter to socialworkopps@worcestershire.gov.uk ensuring you include the JOB TITLE, TEAM NAME & REFREENCE NUMBER
 

Application Closing Date: Friday 12th August 
Anticipated Interview Date: Tuesday 23rd August 

** Relocation - T&Cs apply

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