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Housing Allocations Officer - 12 months Fixed Term Contract
  • Employer: Runnymede Borough Council
  • Reference: 954H
  • Published: Wed 06/10/2021, 10:35 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 31/10/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary £24,729 - £30,456 per annum depending on experience
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Civic Centre, Surrey

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Housing Allocations Officer - 12 months Fixed Term Contract

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Runnymede Borough Council’s busy Housing Allocations Team who are tasked with making best use of the limited, available social housing, whilst striving to let properties as quickly as possible to keep void periods to a minimum. 

You would be responsible for allocating to social housing accommodation and ensuring that all applications are fully verified. The team also maintains the Council’s housing register, so you will assess these applications to determine the level of housing need and offer advice on other housing options. You will be committed to building a sound knowledge of the Council’s Housing Allocation Policy.

We are looking for a capable and ambitious individual, with a keen eye for detail, to join our team. You will have experience of working within a housing field and be a team player who is articulate, organised and able to work well under pressure. You will also have excellent customer service skills, communicate well and be able to use your initiative.

To apply please visit to submit your CV and a letter of 500-2500 words explaining how you meet the job description and person specification. If it is difficult for you to apply online, please contact HR via email

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please provide an email address where possible as you will be contacted by email if you are selected to attend for an interview. 

For an informal chat about this position, please contact Sarah Casey, Allocations Team Leader, on 01932 838383.

Please note that a full driver’s licence is required for this post.

Closing date: Sunday 31 October 2021

Interviews will be held: Wednesday 10 November 2021