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Assistant Housing Allocations & Systems Officer Lichfield

Lichfield District Council

Lichfield District Council Lichfield United Kingdom

2 months ago

Previous applicants need not apply

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our friendly Housing Options team at Lichfield District Council in the post of Assistant Housing Allocations & Systems Officer on a Fixed Term Contract for two years. This post helps manage the councils housing register and choice based lettings system

The post holder will provide a professional, customer focused housing advice service on the housing allocations scheme, nominations and choice based lettings. The post holder will also assist in the administration of the housing register including the maintenance of records, advertising and shortlisting for properties and liaison with partners and Registered Providers. Collection of performance information, and the completion of reports and statistical returns will also be a key part of the role.

Ideally situated in the heart of the Midlands, with our offices based in the historic centre of Lichfield, we are within easy reach of Birmingham. We... offer flexible working arrangements, together with a generous annual leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and a positive approach to employee well-being.

The post holder will need experience of providing an effective advice service to members of the public, with experience of carrying out interviews, investigations, negotiations. You will also need previous experience of analysing statistical information.

The post holder will need the ability to communicate and work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and circumstances, be able to prioritise their own workload and achieve targets and deadlines. Demonstrating a positive team approach and a commitment to the Council's values to improve & innovate, put customers first and have respect for everyone is also essential.

Full details of this post can be found in the attached Job Description & Person Specification, and visit our website to find out more about our District and the Council:

At Lichfield District Council we are committed to creating a positive environment and culture that promotes equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of age, disability, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, race or ethnicity, religious or spiritual belief, those with caring responsibilities. All applicants are selected based on experience, knowledge and skills which are identified in the person specification. If you need any support with completing your application, or any part of the recruitment process, please contact [email protected] so that we can discuss reasonable adjustments.

We reserve the right to carry out a DBS (DBS Scotland) with relevant checks dependant on the requirements of the role within the Council and in line with relevant legislation after your appointment.

For an informal conversation about this opportunity, please contact DavidWhittaker Housing Options Manager on 01543 308704, or email [email protected].

Supporting documents

72666726_Assistant Housing Allocations Systems Officer - Job Description Person Specification.pdf
Lichfield UK

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