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Housing Strategy, Standards and Renewal Assistant
  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: R&P/22/209508
  • Published: Wed 31/08/2022, 14:00 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 25/09/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36:00 hours per week
  • Salary: £20,852 - £22,129
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Wirral, Merseyside

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Housing Strategy, Standards and Renewal Assistant

There has never been a more exciting time to join Wirral Council. We’ve got ambitious targets to meet and to achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are ready to deliver the very best for our communities. Our vision is to secure the best possible future for our residents, defined by the community prosperity we create and supported by our excellent people and services. If you strive to make a difference and want to be at the heart of our change and improvement journey, then this could be the perfect job for you.

About the Role

To provide essential frontline support to officers and managers, liaising with the public and key agencies, maintaining and managing databases, providing essential data and reports to support the performance management of the section.

Provide support to officers in improving housing within the Wirral including assisting and processing of mandatory HMO and Selective Licences. In addition, the role involves supporting the delivery of financial assistance products to improve housing and bringing back into use long term empty properties.

About the candidate:

You will have excellent communication, organisational and IT skills and can work independently using a range of computer software packages including Microsoft Office and Teams.

You should have customer focused experience as well as experience dealing with the public face to face and over the telephone but above all you will be looking to improve the way we engage with our employees/residents/customers to ensure they are at the heart of everything we do.

Fixed Term for 12 months (Maternity Cover)

Interviews are planned for w/c 10th October 2022.

Recruiting Manager:

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

 It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.

 Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

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