Job vacancy details
Choice Based Lettings Officer
|Employer||Reading Borough Council | Directorate of Education, Social Services and Housing||Reference||HCC0790|
|Published||Thu 02/08/2012 15:50 PM||Closing Date||Thu 16/08/2012 23:59 PM|
|Working Pattern||Full Time, Permanent position||Hours||Full-time, 37 hours per week • Permanent • Required as soon as possible|
|Salary||RG4b £19,126 - £21,519 (scp21-25) (Successful candidates will normally start at the first point of the grade to which they are appointed)||DBS Check||Enhanced|
Reading Borough Council is looking for a committed and enthusiastic individual to join our Choice Based Lettings team. The main focus of the role will be to assess applications to the Housing Register for rehousing and to administer the letting of housing following the Choice Based Letting bidding process.
Experience of undertaking comprehensive assessments and making judgements and decisions in line with set criteria is an advantage.
You will need to have a good understanding of housing issues and an awareness of the impact that housing has in building strong and sustainable communities.You will need to be organised and methodical and have the confidence to work on your own initiative.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are key, you must be willing to work in a pressured environment working to tight deadlines to ensure that properties are let efficiently.
If you feel you have the resilience, spirit and drive to take on a challenge, then this could be the job for you.
For further information, please contact Andrew Simpson on 0118 937 4036 .
Please do not send a CV. For the purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms. An Enhanced Criminal Records Disclosure will be sought from the successful candidate.
Closing date: 16 August 2012