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3334 - Homefinder Housing Options Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
07/06/2018
Advert End Date:
24/06/2018 23:59
Salary:
£20,541 - £22,401 p.a. pro rata, where applicable.
Hours per week:
Please see advert text
Job Category:
Housing
Vacancy ID:
176427
Employment Location:
Any location in North Tyneside

Job details 

Closing date:
24 Jun


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Further information

A full time Housing Options Officer vacancy has arisen within North Tyneside Council’s Housing Options Team. 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 registration of applicants applying for housing. The successful applicant will carry out assessments and relevant checks on customer applications for re-housing and making allocations for vacant homes in line with the Councils Letting’s Policy.

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 also 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.

Please see Job Description and Person Specification for further details.
If you would like more information, please contact Leeanne Taylor, Housing Options Team Leader - Tel: (0191) 643 7524.

There are two posts available, one is full time (37 hours) and one is working 29.6 hours per week.

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.

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