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Senior Housing Officer

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  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

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  • Salary:

    Up to £20.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Senior Housing Officer

A local authority in the Eastbourne area is looking for a Specialist Housing adviser

b Purpose
? Deliver operational management of the service, including managing people
and Specialists responding to performance information.
? Provide customer focused specialist advice on a range of statutory and non
statutory services.
? Guide advise and mentor other specialist in professional area.
? Accountable for very complex case.
? To input and deliver appropriate areas of the Corporate Strategy and
associated policies and plans.
? To provide technical input to corporate projects and strategic programmes
? Implement operational change in response to service demands and changes
in housing related policy and legislation
Key Tasks
1. To deliver a specialist, professional service with high standards of advice and
support and resolving cases of varying complexity as they arise.
2. Ensure compliance with statutory regulations, legislation, professional codes of
practice and adherence to Council policy.
3. Being accountable for complex or contentious applications, cases and
inspections, ensuring satisfactory resolution and liaising with external agencies
and partners including courts, tribunal services and other formal bodies.
4. Support, guide and advise the case management team, customer services and
mobile locality teams delivering the service on less complex cases.
5. Specify and manage projects and contracts that deliver community and corporate
6. Prepare and present reports to Cabinet, council committees and other internal
and external meetings.
7. Ensure personal, professional development is maintained to the required
8. To ensure that enquiries and cases are managed and completed at the
appropriate level