Access to Housing Officer

£32,029 - £34,788 pa
11 Apr 2019
06 May 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type
Local authority

Access to Housing Officer

PO2: £32,029 - £34,788 pa

1 x 37 hours per week


Based at Britannia House, Bradford City Centre

The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.

The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

Bradford Council’s Housing Service is seeking an Access to Housing Officer to support delivery of a complex range of programmes aiming to improve housing access for vulnerable people, and strengthen the Council’s ability to tackle homelessness.

We are looking for an experienced housing professional to join our well-established team of housing access and homelessness policy experts.

You will need to be skilled in the following:-

  • Identifying the housing and support needs of vulnerable groups including homeless households, rough sleepers and/or refugees, and designing and delivering solutions
  • Developing and reviewing homelessness and housing access-related policies and service initiatives
  • Giving specialist advice on homelessness, supported housing, and housing access issues

Confident, flexible and a strong team player, you will need to be comfortable with taking the lead on multiple projects, working closely with internal colleagues and external partners, and using your own initiative.

Further details can be found on the attached Job Profile. Applicants will need to demonstrate they meet all the special knowledge and experience / qualification requirements detailed in the Job Profile.

For further information on this post, please contact Sarah Holmes, Access to Housing Manager on 01274 432591 or OR Yusuf Karolia, Head of Service, on 01274 434362 or

To apply, please click on ‘Apply’

Closing date: 6th May