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Housing Assistant - Operations
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: CBED/21/10440
  • Published: Thu 18/11/2021, 11:15 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 05/12/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,183 - £24,491 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Watling House, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

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Housing Assistant - Operations

Team: Estates Management Team

Job Family: Providing - CBG7

Salary: £22,183 - £24,491 per annum

Hours: 37 Hours per week

Base Location: Watling House, Dunstable

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 5 December 2021

Interview Date: 14 December 2021


More about the role:

To support the Assistant Estates Management Officer, Estates Management Officers and Estates Management Team Leader in achieving the council’s priorities and objectives. The role will be the lead officer for all administrative duties for the Estates Management Team and assist in dealing with Voids, initial reports of anti social behaviour and nuisance on the estate, and ensuring the council’s estates are well managed and maintained. You will support the Estates Management officers in all administrative aspects of tenancy enforcement, safety and maintenance of estates, including tenancy fraud issues and community matters, including the operation and promotion of customer care practices and sustainable tenure. Also provide high quality and pro active administrative support to the team.

The person will be an advocate of our strong customer values, demonstrating an inclusive and engaging style of working, and able to work collaboratively to deliver clear outcomes, designed to enhance the customer service we provide.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is motivated and focused on providing a first-class service to some of the most vulnerable individuals and families in Central Bedfordshire. You will be able to demonstrable the ability to make clear decisions under pressure using evidence and sound judgment and experience. You will be someone who works across boundaries to better understand customer perspective and seeks out customer insight to shape decisions. You will be someone who puts the customer at the heart of everything they do & embeds equality and diversity in all aspects of service delivery. You will be able to stay calm and focused under pressure and in volatile situations.

Ideally you will be educated to ‘O’ Level /GCSE standard, but equally important are the skills you already have and the experience you can bring to the role, alongside your willingness to learn and adapt to changing demands and manage your time.

Join a busy team and take advantage of a generous rewards package, flexible working and the chance to learn new skills and develop your career. Find your greatness by helping us to deliver better services to the local community, whilst taking on the challenge that this role will provide you.

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work.'

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Rebecca Price at or on 0300 300 5363, Sue Connelly at or on 0300 300 5581, or Julia Alleyne or on 0300 300 5405

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy,please contact: The Recruitment Team at

To view the Job Description and Person Specification click here: Housing Assistant - Operations

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it isCentral Bedfordshire Council'spolicy to only consider applications madevia our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.