Wyre Forest District Council

Housing Project Officer

Location
Wyre Forest House
Salary
£24,060 to £25,671 per annum
Posted
05 Mar 2021
Closes
22 Mar 2021
Job Ref
WFDC000000335
Job Type
Housing
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
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Whatever your role within Wyre Forest District Council, every day you will be working to benefit the people of Wyre Forest. You can help shape our District’s future, and you will be part of a workforce that makes a difference.

Quality, professionalism and commitment are the key drivers of the services we offer to enhance the quality of life of local residents and visitors to the District. In order to maintain high standards it is necessary to have a diverse workforce who are highly competent and experienced, whose main focus is ensuring the services we offer meet the aspirations and needs of our local community.

In this role you will be required:

To co-ordinate and lead on projects to reduce homelessness for the authority including through initiatives with partners and in relation to the wider Strategic Housing Services team

To establish, monitor and review contracts of commissioned services

Undertake project work in relation to the wider Strategic Housing Services team.

To support the work of the Private Rented Sector team in accessing the private rented sector and working with landlords

To be capable of developing and delivering on housing and homeless strategies and action plans including those that assist in preventing homelessness.

You will require:

HNC or above qualification or A levels (or equivalent)

A minimum of 2 years related work experience.

5 GCSEs (A-C or New Grade 4-9 or equivalent) including Maths and English

A minimum of one years work experience working with customers.

Experience of working with partners / external organisations

IT literate to a good standard including email, spreadsheets and databases

This is an 18 month Fixed Term Contract, 37 hours a week.

Appointment to this post is subject to satisfactory clearance of a basic disclosure check (Disclosure & Barring Services (DBS)) under the Police Act 1997.

You may be required to provide a suitable vehicle in connection with the duties of this post.

This job includes duties that may require a substantial amount of physical effort and mobility on a frequent basis

Wyre Forest District Council is an equal opportunities employer

Supporting documents
20210304 Housing Project Officer.pdf

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