Housing Allocations Officer

Location
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Salary
£23,080 - £25,481 per annum pro-rata
Posted
15 Jan 2021
Closes
01 Feb 2021
Job Type
Housing
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Part Time
Hours
Part-Time

Fixed-Term Contract Up to 12 Month to Cover Maternity Leave

18.5 hours per week

Warwick District Council’s Housing Service manages over 6,000 residential dwellings as well as managing the Housing Register allocating homes to our own and Housing Association properties.

The Housing Allocations Officer post is an important role providing high quality housing service in dealing with applicants for housing. The post involves allocating Council housing and Housing Association vacant properties according to the Council’s allocations policy; validation of eligibility and priority criteria; accompanied viewings and the signing up of new tenancies for Council owned rented homes.

We are looking for candidates that can demonstrate excellent communication skills; the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people; flexibility to carry out a range of different tasks; and experience of working in housing or a related customer service organisation.

Please note this post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

For an information discussion about the post please telephone Elaine Howard, Senior Housing Advice Officer on 01926 456429.

Closing date: Monday 1st February 2021

Interview date: Friday 12th February 2021

Interviews will be held remotely using video on MS Teams, please indicate on your application if this causes any issues.

Currently, due to Covid19 restrictions, the intention is for this jobholder to work from home. However, office working is available if necessary.

Please click on the following link to see the range of benefits we offer range of benefits

It is our policy that we do not accept CVs as part of your application, please complete the application below and email to vacancies@warwickdc.gov.uk

Recruitment agencies are asked not to contact us, we will come to you if your services are required.

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