Development Officer - Community Housing

East Lothian Council
United Kingdom
14 Jul 2017
24 Jul 2017
Job Type
Vacancy Information
It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.
Salary GBP29,180 - GBP32,921 per annum (GBP15.99-GBP18.04 per hour)Temporary full time position for 24 months35 hours per weekMonday - FridayTo start ASAPThe Housing Asset team manages the quality of East Lothian Council's housing stock, maintaining our existing stock to ensure it meets the Scottish Housing Quality Standard and managing the delivery of its new build council housing programme. We are looking for a person with experience working within a housing development environment that possesses the appropriate technical knowledge/ project management skills relevant to the development of new affordable housing.
The Council has an ambitious programme of new housing over the next five years to align with Scottish Government targets. We are looking for an enthusiastic and capable individual to join our established team to assist in the delivery of this.
Job Details
Assist in the delivery of an effective and efficient new build affordable housing programme in accordance with the Council's policies and plans with a commitment to achieve best value.
Please download the attached Job Outline/Person Specification at the bottom of the page for the exact duties and tasks required of the post.
Job Requirements
Relevant QualificationsEducated to Degree level in relevant discipline (eg. Housing or surveying) and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.Full current driving licence and access to a vehicle (*Please refer to Job Outline/Person Specification)DisclosureThis post involves accessing the public services network, therefore the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.
Additional Information
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See also:
5138 - Development Officer FINAL Grade 9.pdf