Resident Engagement Officer

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Location
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Salary
£23,111 - £25,463 per annum
Posted
01 May 2018
Closes
28 May 2018
Seniority
Officer
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority

Salary: £23,111 - £25,463 per annum
Date Closes: 28/05/2018
Ref Number: HOU00021
Location: Salisbury

Summary

Our system, performance and engagement team are responsible for promoting and enabling effective resident and leaseholder participation, by engaging and supporting tenants to become involved in community groups to influence the service and their neighbourhood.

You will be part of a wider team of 11 staff who work across a diverse range of responsibilities including IT system support, performance management and resident engagement, with responsibility for delivering and developing mechanisms for financial control, business planning, income management and performance management for housing.

LIVE ∙ WORK ∙ ENGAGE

About the role 

You will work as part of the resident engagement team to take the lead role in promoting and supporting residents to participate in decision making, affecting their homes and communities.

You will initiate and deliver a full range of opportunities to council residents and leaseholders, by forming an editorial panel for tenants’ newsletter and assisting residents in identifying their local needs and aspirations. Along with this, you will support tenants in taking part in forums such as area boards/partnerships, Wiltshire housing partnerships and corporate arrangements; the tenants’ panel or housing board.

About you

We are looking for someone with a flair for creativity and innovation! You will have the ability to find ways of engaging with communities and gaining resident insight, whilst delivering excellent resident engagement service.

With proven previous experience in a housing or community engagement related field, we will look to you to have excellent communication skills to help with engagement activities and dealing with needs of a diverse audience. As well as having experience of developing and maintaining effective customer focused services with a commitment to continuous service improvement.

This role is based in Salisbury and covers mostly the south of the county

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

For specific information about this job, please contact Simon Haugh, System Support & Performance Manager Email: simon.haugh@wiltshire.gov.uk Telephone: 01722 434216

Values and Behaviours Framework
All candidates are assessed against the council’s behaviours framework (available below) during the interviewing process.  Approximately half of all questions relate to the framework.

For further information or to apply, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the page. 

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