Ref. 58550

Assistant Housing Officer

  • Location: Loughborough, England
  • Salary: £14.32 - £14.32 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for a temporary Assistant Housing Officer to work in Loughborough. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying £14.32 per hour (paid to you via an umbrella company). There are 2 positions available – one part time and the other full-time.

The role:

To assist the Allocations and Lettings Team in the smooth running of the Councils Housing Allocations Service and Choice Based Lettings scheme.

To assess the needs of housing applicants according to the Council’s policies and procedures.

To deliver an effective and appropriate service to all service users, fairly and without discrimination.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To carry out all functions associated with Housing Register processes, including assessing new and transfer applications and change of circumstances, and accurately updating associated IT systems and files.
  • To assist with the advertising of vacant Council and Registered Provider properties and the shortlisting of applicants. To record all refusals of offers, updating IT systems and files accordingly and monitoring outcomes.
  • To respond to routine correspondence in relation to Housing Register applications and the Choice Based Lettings scheme.
  • To deal with enquiries and to advise clients regarding the housing register, transfer, and allocations processes, by telephone and face to face. To refer clients to Housing Officers where necessary.
  • To liaise with partner agencies and Registered Providers.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: N/A.
  • Experience: Experience of Housing Allocations, Choice Based Lettings or related work.
  • Compliance: Current DBS check.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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