Housing Options Support Officer

Bideford, Devon
£16,781 - £20,138 subject to Job Evaluation
15 Mar 2018
15 Apr 2018
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

The Housing Options team is seeking to employ a Housing Options Support Officer.  You will be working as part of a busy team, and will be administering the Council’s choice based lettings scheme (Devon Home Choice), and supporting Housing Options Officers to prevent and relieve homelessness, and assisting in managing the Council’s temporary accommodation.

This is a frontline, customer facing role, and in addition to undertaking a range of administrative tasks you will be required to give advice and assistance regarding Devon Home Choice. You will also be required to carry out home visits in a range of circumstances and as lone worker.

You will have experience of working within a customer facing role during which support and advice was given. You should enjoy problem solving, be able to motivate and encourage others, have good negotiation and communication skills and be confident about your ability to manage challenging behaviour.

You will be required to travel. A DBS check is required for this post.

 For an informal discussion, please contact Helen Page, Housing Options Team Leader on

Ext: 01237 428843 or helen.page@torridge.gov.uk

For an application form and further details please visit our website: www.torridge.gov.uk/jobs or email: jobs@torridge.gov.uk .

Please note we will not accept c.v.'s

Closing Date 15th March 2018 at midday  Interview Date 4th April 2018