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Housing Accommodation Support Officer (Fixed Term Contract until 31 March 2022)

Discussion in 'Sevenoaks Chat' started by Sevenoaks District Council, Oct 22, 2021. Replies: 0 | Views: 188

  1. Our faced paced Housing service offers variety where no two days are ever the same and your role is at the heart of the community.

    We are a motivated team where Homelessness is a key function and we adopt a proactive approach to housing options which aims to prevent homelessness and find real solutions for those with housing difficulties.

    This roles focuses on managing and providing temporary accommodation as well as making use of all available accommodation. Your work will span across the whole Housing Advice Service, supporting on delivering a range of legal responsibilities but with a spotlight on the Private Rented sector and those in need of temporary accommodation.

    Communication is paramount as this role has direct interaction with our clients and partners. In addition to this you will be responsible for coordinating our Landlord Incentive Scheme where you will work with Landlords to maximise the Council’s access to assured short hold tenancies, through relationship building, negotiating and creative problem solving.

    So if you have:

    • A flexible and resilient approach to work as part of a team
    • A high level of accuracy to ensure any information produced is concise
    • The ability to remain calm and work effectively under pressure

    Then we love you to join our team to help shape our Housing Advice service.

    Do you want to know more about the role?

    Please contact Jenny Weston, Accommodation Team Leader on 01732 227431 to find out more details.

    Do you want to ensure you have the best chance of being shortlisted?

    Read the Job Description and Personal Specification attached to the role and ensure that your supporting statement explains how you meet the essential requirements as your application will be judged against these criteria.

    Closing date: 7th November 2021

    Interview date: Week Commencing 15th November 2021

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