Trainee Housing Officer
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Housing Advice Service for Sevenoaks District Council as a Trainee Housing Officer. You will be part of a proactive team and with training, help to prevent homelessness at the earliest opportunity and supporting customers with innovative housing solutions. You'll have a strong interest in both current and future housing issues and be keen to learn about how to prevent homelessness. You will play a vital role in supporting customers who are homeless or have complex housing issues. In carrying out this role, you'll have the ability to work with housing associations, a range of other partners and other Council services.
Your enthusiasm and drive to support people with housing issues is essential for this role. You will need to have excellent communication, listening, organisational and IT skills together with a commitment to provide excellent customer services.
As the first Council to receive a Platinum 'Investors in People' Award, we will support you to gain a housing qualification, provide training, mentoring and development opportunities for this role.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Andrew Kefford, Housing Advice Team Leader on 01732 227431.
Interview date: Monday 30 July 2018
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