Housing Solution Officer

South Norfolk Council, Long Stratton, Norfolk

Job id:
330287958
Published:
18-06-2020
Expires:
02-07-2020
Job type:
Full-time
Public Sector
Permanent
Salary level:£22,124 - £25,988  per year
Work area:
Admin, Secretarial, PA, Public Sector, Management & Business
Job id:
330287958
Published:
18-06-2020
Job type:
Full-time
Public Sector
Permanent
Expires:
02-07-2020
Salary level:£22,124 - £25,988  per year
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Housing Solution Officer

Salary and Hours: £22,124 - £25,988 per annum (£26,493-£31,119 pro rata) 30.9 hours per week

Contract Type: 2 year fixed term contract

Location: Thorpe Lodge, Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich with travel to South Norfolk House, Long Stratton as required

No day the same, making positive change

Role Snapshot

Do you like working directly with people and being part of busy team? Do you like dealing with interesting situations and coming up with fulfilling outcomes which have a truly positive impact on people lives? Then read on...

What you could be part of

An exciting opportunity has arisen at South Norfolk and Broadland Council to be a part of our excellent Housing and Benefits service who work within the Early Help team and have a great track record of helping customers and partners to prevent homelessness.

Working at the Council enables you to be part of an organisation which is proud to deliver high-quality, customer focussed services. Our success comes from us being commercially astute and business-like. Continuous improvement is also vital as we challenge ourselves to develop new and innovative ways to improve the services that make a real difference to peoples lives.

What youll be doing

  • Providing a comprehensive housing options service to customers
  • Delivering exceptional prevention solutions through Early Help
  • Relieving homelessness within the framework of the Homelessness Reduction Act
  • Managing applications to our housing register and undertaking statutory homeless investigations
  • Prioritising and managing a complex caseload, whilst managing day to day demands in a busy and pressurised environment.
  • Working as part of a holistic housing and benefit team to deliver successful customer outcomes

You must have

  • 3 A levels or equivalent, or able to demonstrate ability at this level
  • A full driving licence
  • Be a highly organised and resourceful individual, with experience of working in a housing or other customer outcome focused environment.
  • A thorough understanding of the legal and regulatory framework underpinning housing

Whats in it for you

Our package includes:

  • 25 days holiday increasing to 28 days after 5 years service plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time employees)
  • Opportunity to work your hours flexibly to improve your work life balance (where operationally possible)
  • Employer pension contributions of 15% with the option to make additional voluntary contributions
  • Access to our One Team Rewards scheme including discounts in high street shops and restaurants, employee assistance programme and car lease scheme with more to come!
  • Payroll giving scheme
  • Regular reviews with your line manager, develop a personal development plan, as well as opportunities to undertake training
  • Compassionate leave and sickness entitlement for times of need
  • Support towards volunteering days in the community and encouragement to be involved with fun activities to raise money for local and national charities.

You may still have questions about the role and can contact Sandra Thornley at sandra.thornley@broadland.gov.uk to answer these for you.

Please apply online for this role by selecting the ''apply via website'' button

Closing date: 01 July 2020

Interview date: 13 July 2020

Please note that this post is subject to a satisfactory criminal record check.

 




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