Housing Options Support Officer

Recruiter
TORRIDGE DISTRICT COUNCIL
Location
Bideford
Salary
16781.00 - 20138.00 GBP Annual + subject to Job Evaluation
Posted
24 Feb 2018
Closes
19 Mar 2018
Job Type
Contract

The Housing Options team is seeking to employ a Housing Options Support Officer. You will be working as part of a busy team, and will be administering the Council's choice based lettings scheme (Devon Home Choice), and supporting Housing Options Officers to prevent and relieve homelessness, and assisting in managing the Council's temporary accommodation.

This is a frontline, customer facing role, and in addition to undertaking a range of administrative tasks you will be required to give advice and assistance regarding Devon Home Choice. You will also be required to carry out home visits in a range of circumstances and as lone worker.

You will have experience of working within a customer facing role during which support and advice was given. You should enjoy problem solving, be able to motivate and encourage others, have good negotiation and communication skills and be confident about your ability to manage challenging behaviour.

You will be required to travel. A DBS check is required for this post.

For an informal discussion, please contact Helen Page, Housing Options Team Leader on

Ext: .

For an application form and further details please visit our website via the button below.

Please note we will not accept c.v.'s

Closing Date 15th March 2018 at midday Interview Date 4th April 2018