Accommodation Assistant

Wakefield Council
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
£20,444 - £22,129, Grade 5. Permanent
Closing date
14 Aug 2022

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Contract Type
Full time

Date posted 29/07/2022 Application closing date 14/08/2022 Location Queens House, Market Street, Wakefield, WF1 1LE Salary £20,444 - £22,129, Grade 5. Permanent Package

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Access to an occupational pension scheme
  • A range of employee benefits including; healthcare, public transport and gym memberships discount

Contractual hours 37 Basis Full time Job category/type Administration, Permanent Job Specification and Supporting Information PR2221 001 Accommodation Assistant.doc Job description

An exciting opportunity has become available to work in the  within the Accommodation Team, at the Council’s Housing Needs Service. The Housing Needs Service is responsible for preventing homelessness in Wakefield and providing support and assistance to those who are already homeless.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, organised and open minded person to join the team as an Accommodation Assistant. The role involves supporting the Accommodation Team by manging our duty phone line and email inbox. The role is based at Queens House, Market Street and oversees the duty phone line, email box between the service core hours of 8.30am - 5pm.

The post of the Accommodation Assistant  is very varied and rewarding role which will give the post holder the opportunity to work closely with vulnerable people in the Wakefield district. Do you think you have the skills we are looking for? If so, we would love to hear from you, so please complete an application form available on this website.

*Hints and tips* the job specification has been attached you should refer to this in your application and supporting statement to evidence you can fulfill the requirements of the role.  

If you need any further information about this vacancy please contact Sarah Lyons, Income and Assessment Team Leader on 01924 304567 or mobile 07766361948.

Want to Know More?

If you would like to know more about the role, the recruitment process or working for Wakefield Council feel free to contact Sarah Lyons.

Tel: 01924 304378


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Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and vulnerable adults are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults whilst promoting their welfare. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.


In accordance with the Council’s Probation Procedure this post is subject to a 6-month Probationary Period.


Having a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we serve helps us to achieve the best outcomes for all. We encourage applications from everyone and actively seek to ensure that everyone feels included in the workplace so that we can make the most of our differences.

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