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Vacancy Details

Housing Team Support Officer

Employer:
Harborough District Council
Salary:
Grade 3 £19,554 - £20,344 per annum (pro rata)
Location:
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Job-Share
Hours:
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Yes
Closing Date:
20/01/2020 at 12:00 PM
Reference:
COM/20/117745
Harborough District Council

Harborough District Council’s vision is to work with communities in a vibrant, safe and prosperous district and to bring the best opportunities to all.

We are seeking a committed, enthusiastic individual with excellent administrative skills to support and assist the Housing Team to deliver Harborough District Council’s Housing Register and homelessness service.

The successful candidate will play a key role in delivering the Choice-Based Lettings service by maintaining the Housing Register and ensuring the smooth running of the weekly advertising and shortlisting of social and affordable housing in the district. The Team Support Officer is an integral part of the housing team and will support the delivery of our statutory duty to prevent and relieve homelessness. The post holder will also be responsible for generating system reports relating to performance, liaising with key stakeholders and customers. The postholder should be conscientious, have a high level of attention to detail and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines. The postholder will work with vulnerable customers in sensitive situations.

The base for this post will be The Symington Building Market Harborough and the post holder will report to the Housing Services Manager.

Essential requirements:-

  • An ability to organise and prioritise workload,
  • Experience of working to deadlines,
  • I.T. skills, including experience of MS Word, Excel and Access,
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Experience of working with vulnerable customers
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team.

Interviews will be held week commencing 27th January 2020.

Find out more about the benefits of working at Harborough District Council.

How to apply

Our preferred method of receipt of application is via the online application form.

Should you have any difficulties applying online, please e-mail recruitment@harborough.gov.uk or contact (01858) 821304/7.

CV's will not be accepted.