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Housing and Grants Lead Officer

Employer
Newcastle under Lyme Borough Council
Location
Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
Salary
Grade 10 - £38,223 to £40,221 per annum
Closing date
12 Jun 2024
Reference
ECR000228

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Housing
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Job Details

About the job 

Are you a qualified, experienced, and competent housing professional looking for a new challenge?

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Housing and Grants Lead Officer to join our team at Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council. This newly created role provides an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join a successful team who are keen to explore and implement new and innovative solutions and want to make a difference to the local community.

The role will provide functional leadership in the core service areas of private sector housing and disabled facilities grants, ensuring that work processes, standards and compliance are maintained and continuously improved

Requirements

  • The successful candidate will have relevant experience in dealing with all elements of housing standards and regulation and disabled facilities grants
  • Exceptional knowledge of legislation and developments in several specialist and complex areas
  • Degree / relevant qualification in Environmental Health or equivalent
  • CIEH accredited member – Chartered or member status or equivalent professional body
  • Broad knowledge of wider regulatory services and local authority purpose and services

Why work for us? 

Newcastle-under-Lyme is a borough with big ambitions.  We’ve already started our transformation, however, we still need to find better ways of doing things because we are determined to do the very best we can for our communities.   

If our vision is to be the best, then we need the best people working for us. Our people are at the heart of what we do and have the freedom to innovate, grow and develop.  We recruit people who share our vision and values; people who have the drive to deliver our ambitious Council plan.

Our historic Borough is a place of marked contrasts. We are the home of a world class University at Keele, a leading light known internationally for its research and sustainability record, which stands side by side with former mining communities including some which register amongst the most deprived areas in the country. Our Borough is also a mixture of urban centres, affected by some of the same social issues facing our neighbouring city, Stoke-on-Trent, but also outstanding rural landscapes in our less populated villages. Our plans and priorities aim to address the needs of all our communities.   

Our People Offer 

We reward our people with a competitive range of benefits including; access to the local government pension scheme, minimum 24 days annual leave plus 5 extra days after 5 years' service, flexible working options and family friendly policies, local and national high street discounts, free car parking, green travel scheme including cycle to work and electric car salary sacrifice, free employee 24 hour employee assistance and counselling services, flu vaccination service and health checks plus development and training opportunities.

Company

Company info
Telephone
01782 742240
Location
Civic Offices
Merrial Street
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Staffordshire
ST5 2AG
GB

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