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Housing Support Officer
  • Employer: West Berkshire Council
  • Reference: V4440
  • Published: Fri 10/09/2021, 9:30 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 23/09/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: From £27741 to £32910 per annum (Grade H)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury, Berkshire

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Housing Support Officer


Are you a creative thinker who can deliver innovative and realistic solutions for customers who are threatened with homelessness?  Do you possess excellent communication and organisational skills?  Would you relish the opportunity to use your own initiative whilst working at pace in a supportive environment?  If so, then working in our Housing Service, with the main aim of helping to prevent homelessness. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated individual to promote joint working between the Council, private landlords and letting agencies to ensure we maximise the opportunity of homeless prevention.

We are looking to recruit an individual who can assist in the delivery of high-quality tenancy services, including tenancy sustainment, enforcement and involvement. You will ensure relevant housing legislation and good practice is followed and work alongside other agencies to support our tenants

A strong commitment to providing ongoing exceptional customer service is an essential requirement of this role.

If you meet the above criteria, are organised and flexible with an innovative approach to your work we would welcome your application for this post. 

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 28 days per annum rising to a maximum of 33 days. 

For an informal discussion about this exciting opportunity, please contact Lere Idowu (Housing Support Team Leader) on 01635 51962. 

This role is fixed term until 31/03/2022 - Funding limited project.