Housing Advisor

  • Job Reference: 00262821-1
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2021
  • Employer: Cambridge City Council
  • Website: http://www.cambridge.gov.uk
  • Location: Cambridge
  • Remote Working: Temporarily remote due to COVID-19
  • Salary: £30,451 to £34,728
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: Fixed Term - 12 months

Job Description

HOUSING ADVISOR – Fixed Term 12-Months

Salary:                                        £30,451 - £34,728 per annum (City Pay Band 5)

Hours:                                        37 per week

Contract:                                    Fixed Term – 12-months

Primary Location:                      Mandela House

Flexible Working:                       Flexible working is available for this role

Closing Date:                             12 noon, 23rd June 2021

Interviews:                                  TBC                                     

We are looking for an exceptional individual to help our customers find housing solutions.

Focused on preventing and relieving homelessness, you will provide a comprehensive and detailed housing options and advice service to members of the public. We’ll look to you to undertake enquiries and investigations to determine our statutory duties under homelessness legislation and just as importantly, you’ll display a sound appreciation of good customer service in a housing context.

You will negotiate and produce personalised housing plans for our customers who are homeless or are threatened with homelessness so some knowledge of homelessness and landlord/ tenant legislation will be required.

With your excellent interpersonal skills and flair for partnership working you will be able to gather information and interpret complex issues, to think creatively about problems and identify appropriate solutions.

Liaising with a range of individuals, teams and sections the successful applicant will be highly motivated and have a proven track record as a team player.

In return we can offer a competitive benefits package which includes family friendly policies, a generous annual leave allowance, and access to the highly valued Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).

The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

To find out more about this opportunity, please contact Simon Hunt.

E-Mail: Simon.Hunt@cambridge.gov.uk

To download an information pack or to make an application please visit: www.publicsectorjobseast.co.uk

To contact the Recruitment Team please email: recruitment@cambridge.gov.uk