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Housing Options Assistant

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Summary
Salary: £19,584.00 - £20,136.00
Location: Shepton Mallet
Job Type: Housing
Category: Mendip District Council
Date Posted: 07/06/2019
Reference: 1000000768

Description

Housing Options Assistant

Salary £19,584.00 - £20,136.00

22.2 hours per week (Mon, Thur and Fri)

Fixed term maternity cover 

The appointment is to provide temporary cover on a fixed term contract basis for up to 9 months. 

We are looking for a new recruit to join our dynamic Housing Options team. We give quality and comprehensive advice to everybody in Mendip with a housing issue. We help people that are homeless or at risk of homelessness to find a solution to their issue. We also manage the social housing register in Mendip - Homefinder Somerset.

If you are looking for a new opportunity where every day brings a different challenge, then this could be the opportunity for you. 

If you want to be part of our team, we need you to have: 

·         excellent customer care and interpersonal skills

·         good organisational and administrative skills

·         a keen interest and understanding of housing related topics

·         good accuracy and attention to detail 

This is an exciting time within the homelessness sector with the recent introduction of the Homelessness Reduction Act. The post holder will take part on a duty rota and be the first point of contact for people that need our assistance. 

As well as those with the relevant housing options experience, we also invite applications from people with transferable skills from other related sectors and disciplines. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Anna Panico on 01749 341 522. 

Closing date for applications is Monday 24th June at noon. 

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Salary: £19,584.00 - £20,136.00

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