Housing Options Assistant

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Preston, Lancashire
CH Scale 4 (£17,995 - £21,933)
14 Sep 2017
25 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Housing Options Assistant

Preston, Lancashire

Salary: CH Scale 4 (£17,995 - £21,933)

6 Months Fixed Term Contract, Part time – 17.5 hours per week

Housingrecruit.com is advertising for a Housing Options Assistant on behalf of our client, a leading social housing provider based in Preston.

Working within the Housing Options Team you will strive to achieve top quartile performance providing an excellent allocations service to customers and Neighbourhood Teams.  This post will provide choice and mobility to customers and offer settled homes to those who have experienced homelessness.  You will effectively manage allocations ensuring properties are let to the right applicant within target timescales.  You will be responsible for marketing properties, processing waiting lists and shortlists, offering properties to customers and preparing the appropriate documentation for property sign up appointments.

The Housing Options Assistant will be someone who will provide a pro-active customer driven housing options service.  You will have experience of working with customers to develop and improve services.  Experience of working in partnership with support agencies, local authority and community groups is also required.

It is essential that the post holder will have a good understanding of key housing legislation, best practice, health and safety, along with current housing knowledge.  You must have good organisational skills, the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, customers and partner organisations.

The post holder must have the ability to drive and have access to a motor vehicle.  The ability to use IT systems is essential, along with having a professional approach and you may be expected to work outside routine office hours if required.

Closing Date: 25th September 2017

How to apply:

Please click the apply button to go to the recruiter's website where you will be required to fill complete the application process.