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Housing Register Officer

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    Housing & Local Authority

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    Up to £14.57 per hour

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    Jordan Richards

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Housing Register Officer

The Housing service would like to recruit 1 experienced Housing Register Officer to work in the Housing Demand Team for a period of 6 months initially.
There will be some working from home with the need for travel into the office a few times a week.
The successful candidate will be required to analyse, verify and process housing register applications and respond to customer enquiries under Central Bedfordshire Housing Allocation Scheme.

We are looking for experienced candidates who have knowledge of Housing Allocations Legislation and practice. The ideal candidate must have knowledge of Part VI, Part VII Housing Act 1996. The candidate must be an organised, innovative and dedicated to improving service delivery with a customer focus by providing real solutions for people in housing need.
CV's to be submitted by 5th November 2021

Key tasks
* To manage the Council's housing register by prioritising applications in accordance within policy. * Advising on most appropriate housing solutions for customers having regard to prevention and relief of homelessness. * Maintain up to date knowledge on the availability of housing in the local area to provide well informed housing register advice. * Assist the Head of Service in maintaining a strategic view of service provision, identifying priorities and developing work programmes. * Apply your experience to work within a team, to deliver an efficient service that effectively manages housing demand. * You will undertake complex case work and assist customers with housing relating enquirers.