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Housing Options Officer

Vacancy Summary
Waverley Borough Council
Salary Range £32,189 - £34,944 per annum
Godalming - Surrey
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Flexible Hours
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
27/06/2022 at 09:00
Vacancy Description

Fixed Term Contract: 2 Years

Do you want to be part of an experienced, successful, and enthusiastic team?

Are you looking for a role with variety, where you can be relied on for your expertise and experience?

Do you have a good understanding of homelessness legislation and experience in providing housing options advice to prevent and relieve homelessness?

A fulfilling opportunity has arisen to help your community. Are you able to speak to people at all levels in an assertive but diplomatic manner, whilst maintaining a position? Are you able to negotiate with and influence others to achieve good outcomes? Are you able to prioritise workload and meet deadlines and remain calm and professional in challenging circumstances? If so, this role is for you.

We are looking for an individual who has a good understanding of homelessness legislation and case law, welfare benefits, and housing law relating to different tenures. They will also understand the needs and challenges faced by homeless people, and the challenge of meeting housing needs.

This role is a hybrid role requiring office attendance alongside flexibility for some home working during the week.

This post is a full-time role. However, all applications will be considered.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Elizabeth Donaldson, Housing Options Manager on 01483 523452.

We do not accept CVs without a completed application form. Strictly no agencies please.

Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Monday 27 June 2022

Interview date: Week Commencing 04 July 2022

Please note we do not accept applications after the time given on the advert.

How to apply

Click the Apply Online link to apply for this vacancy.

If you are not already on Waverley's website for this role, you will be redirected to our job page for this vacancy. Either click Apply Online at the bottom of this page or at the top left hand side under Waverley Borough Council, click either the "Login" button (if you are already registered) or the "Register" button.

The login/register buttons will redirect you to the JobsGoPublic who manage our online recruitment process. Here, once registered (it’s free and really easy to use) you can log into your application at any time and keep track of where you are in the recruitment process. We strongly encourage candidates to use this system when applying for any vacancy with us as it's our preferred recruitment application method.

If you are unable to use this service or would like assistance, please contact us via or call the Human Resources team on 01483 523388.

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