|Salary||£26,687 - £27,760 per annum|
|Hours||37.5 hours per week (banking 30 minutes per week towards the shutdown at Christmas and New Year)|
|Closing Date||Monday 12 March 2018|
|Interview Date||To be confirmed|
|Advertised||Harlow.gov.uk; LG Jobs; Fish4Jobs|
We are looking for a Homefinder Officer to work in our busy team, to focus on promoting the Council’s Financial Incentive Scheme to attract private landlords, letting agents and partners to procure properties within the private rented sector to assist those that are in housing need.
The Homefinder Officer is also responsible for the placement of homeless applicants in either Council owned or externally provided temporary accommodation. To carry-out a quality inspection programme to ensure properties used by the Council meet the statutory health and safety requirements. Also responsible for the day to day management and processing of the Housing Needs Register from registration through to the offer of accommodation.
Qualified to GCSE A-C in English and Maths, or equivalent, applicants need to be able to demonstrate front line Local Authority housing or private sector housing experience. Have good literacy, numeracy and communication skills.
The successful applicant will be required to work out of normal office hours on occasion, and carry out home visits.
Please note: if you are returning your application form via Hotmail please attach the file as a document rather than using SkyDrive.
- Job Description (pdf)
- Employee Profile (pdf)
- Job Application Form (pdf)
- Job Application Form (Word)
- Job Application Guidance Notes (pdf)
- Terms and Conditions of employment in brief (pdf)
Alternatively the above application pack is available for collection from Contact Harlow at the Civic Centre.
Please note: Harlow Council does not accept CVs
- Lisa Whiting, Housing Options and Advice Manager, 01279 446371
- Harlow Council HR: 01279 446017