Housing Needs Officer -Finance and Welfare Service

Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex
Up to £26,955 per annum - Starting salary dependent on qualifications and experience
28 Feb 2018
14 Mar 2018
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Housing Needs Officer to join our team and build on our success with working towards the prevention of homelessness and implementing the new Housing Reduction Act for Rother.

The Housing Needs Officer plays a critical role in supporting the Local Authorities statutory enquiries and is responsible for providing clear advice to people with a complex and diverse range of housing issues. The ideal candidate will be a key player within the review of the service to meet the requirements of the forthcoming Housing Reduction Act.

The successful candidate will be a strong team player, who embraces change positively, and is prepared to work flexibly in accordance with the needs of the business. They will engage pro-actively with building relations with all stakeholders, including residents and partner agencies. They will also give advice and create housing plans for all clients approaching Rother for housing assistance.

If you would like an informal discussion regarding this vacancy, please contact Martin Bolton, Housing Needs Manager on telephone: (01424) 787594 or via email: martin.bolton@rother.gov.uk

The job description and application form are available to download from our website - click the Apply button on this page to be transferred. Should you have any problems accessing our website, please contact the Corporate and Human Resources Service on telephone: (01424) 787704 or by email: recruitment@rother.gov.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications is midday on: Wednesday 14th March 2018

Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 21st March 2018

We welcome applications from all backgrounds and community sectors