Housing Officer (Empty Properties) Housing Officer (Affordable Homes)

Job Summary
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 18/10/2019 23:59
Grade 6 (SCP 22-25) £26,317 - £28,785
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Sunderland Civic Centre
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18 Oct
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Housing Officer (Empty Properties) 37 hours – 2 years, fixed term contract

Housing Officer (Affordable Homes) 37 hours – 2 years, fixed term contract

Sunderland’s vision is that by 2023 we will be a connected international city with opportunities for all. Our values are: we innovate, we enable and we are respectful.

We have two exciting opportunities to join our Housing Services where your role will support us to improve the lives of some of the residents of the city, by providing affordable homes that meet the Decent Homes Standards.

This is a fantastic time to join a professional and expanding team delivering the housing priorities of the City.

Housing Officer (Empty Properties)
37 hours per week - 2 years fixed term contract

The successful candidate will be required to implement and maintain a working partnership with landlords and housing providers, using different tools and incentives to return empty properties back into use for affordable units of housing.

Housing Officer (Affordable Homes)
37 hours per week - 2 years fixed term contract

The successful candidate will have experience in the delivery of and increasing the supply of affordable homes, using knowledge of S106 funding. Through partnership working you will build effective relationships with registered providers and developers.

Applicants will need experience of working in housing and delivering effective housing projects and a good track record of working with the private rented sector to drive up standards. You should be able to carry out research, interpret results, improve and monitor relevant data and intelligence and have a knowledge of S106 funds.

Please note, previous applicants need not apply.

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For further information regarding the post, please contact Julie Wearmouth on 0191 561 1240 or via email at julie.wearmouth@sunderland.gov.uk

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact the Org Man & Resourcing Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

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This job is closed for applications.