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Homelessness & Housing Solutions Officer

Employer
Bromsgrove and Redditch Councils
Location
Redditch
Salary
£29,777 to £33,024 per annum
Closing date
7 Jul 2024
Reference
BR/TP/1650/236

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

Job Details

Situated in North Worcestershire, Bromsgrove District Council and Redditch Borough Council share services.  The Councils are committed to being a customer motivated organization, focused on improving services that make a difference to the local community.

The role is challenging but rewarding. You will be a key member of the housing services team, providing core homelessness services within the framework of legislation and guidance, as well as delivering meaningful prevention activities for all client groups, including supporting the sustained reduction in the use of temporary accommodation, through efficient case work.

Key Requirements of the role are to ensure that statutory decisions you are responsible for making under the legal frameworks and guidance are timely,  legally compliant, and robust to challenge, and that partnerships and relationships surrounding the service are are positively utilized and maintained.

To perform in this role, you will need a minimum of level 3 qualification in housing, legal or other subject highly relevant to the role, and be committed to continuous professional development in the field. In terms of experience, it is essential that you have at least three years experience in a housing advice or homelessness setting.

Additional Information

The Councils offer a range of staff benefits:

  • pension
  • generous leave entitlements starting at 25 days plus bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • flexible working, where appropriate
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • access to employee benefits platform.  Where you can find discounts for high street shops, leisure discounts, holiday discounts, salary sacrifice schemes and more

What next

Need further information? please contact Helen Oakes on email helen.oakes@bromsgroveandredditch.gov.uk or email recruitment@bromsgroveandredditch.gov.uk 


Closing date: 7 July 2024

Interview dates: 18th & 19th July 2024


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