3696 Homefinder Housing Options Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/09/2019 23:59
£21,589 - £22,911 pa
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Employment Location:
Any location within North Tyneside
Closing date:
22 Sep
Further Information

An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a full time, permanent Homefinder Housing Options Officer within the Empty Homes Team, which is part of the wider Housing Options Service. We are looking to appoint someone who is dedicated, flexible and enthusiastic and is committed to delivering an excellent service.

The role plays an important part in the assessment and pre-allocation checks of applicants applying for housing and to ensure the timely advertising of the Council’s available homes. The successful applicant will carry out shortlisting and relevant checks on housing applications and let vacant homes in line with the Councils Letting’s Policy. You will ensure all processes and lettings are carried out within set timescales.

You will have experience of delivering an excellent customer service, with strong communication skills, good negotiation skills and a proven track record of meeting targets.

You will have experience of working under pressure to tight deadlines and be performance driven to ensure the team’s performance targets are met. Housing experience is preferred.

If you would like more information, please contact Abbie Peel, Housing Options Team Leader on 0191 643 7519

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.