Temporary Accommodation Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 17/01/2019 12:00
£21,074 - £23,111
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Employment Location:
Lamb House, Cramlington
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Closing date:
17 Jan
Further Information

We have an exciting opportunity for a Temporary Accommodation Officer to join us to deliver a customer focused intensive housing management service.

You will be responsible for delivering a comprehensive service to our customers in our temporary accommodation in locations across Northumberland. You will be supporting residents directly, working alongside colleagues in our Homelessness and Housing Options service, assisting service users move into their own permanent accommodation. You role will involve signposting residents to internal and external agencies as required.

The ideal candidate for this role will have a successful track record in a similar housing role within a fast paced environment and will possess excellent administration and IT skills. You will be able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of Housing Legislation, practical housing experience as well as an understanding of Welfare Benefits.

You will be a confident communicator, able to handle conflict and difficult conversations professionally in emotionally charged situations. You will be well organised with excellent written and verbal skills.

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that you have a full driving licence.

For more information, please see the attached job description and person specification and for further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 130 or rebecca.harding@northumberland.gov.uk .

We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time basis will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.
If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview please contact Rebecca Harding or email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.