Housing Development Officer (Local Authority)

08 Sep 2016
03 Oct 2016
Candidate Services
Full Time
Contract Type
Housing Development Officer (Local Authority) 

An opportunity to join a forward-thinking local authority as a Housing Development Officer. 

Wellingborough is an attractive market town in North Northamptonshire, full of historical character and surrounded by beautiful countryside. 

Position: Housing Development Officer 
Location: Wellingborough, Northamptonshire 
Contract type: Permanent 
Hours: Full-time 37 per week 
Salary: £21,057 per annum (with the potential to earn up to £25,694) 

Closing Date: 3 October 2016 
Interview date: 24 October 2016 

About the Role: 

We’d like to hear from candidates who want to develop their experience of working in housing, or continue their housing development experience. If you have the ability and willingness to bring forward change in the housing development and enabling service, as well as playing a key role in improving the condition of private sector homes then this is a great opportunity for your next career move. 

You’ll be tasked with assessing housing, homelessness and housing stock needs within the borough to enable plans, strategies and publicity to be prepared. You’ll then assist with the production of those plans, strategies and publicity in order to deliver affordable housing and make a real impact on people’s lives. 

About You: 

You will be educated to Diploma or Higher National level (or equivalent) or have equivalent relevant experience working in a housing environment. Membership of the Chartered Institute of Housing or related professional body, would be a distinct advantage. 

You will have knowledge of housing and associated legislation, policy and guidance and, ideally, will have had exposure to working in partnership with developers, landowners and housing associations. 

The ability to analyse complex information and propose effective solutions, as well as demonstrably effective verbal and written skills, are also essential to this role. 

You may have experience of the following: Housing Development Officer, Home Allocation, Local Authority, Planner, Housing Officer, Community Support Worker, Project Officer Housing Assistant, Allocation Support, Homelessness Advice Officer, Regeneration, etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.