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Housing Officer

Employer: Reading Borough Council

  • Reference: NBH0177
  • Published on: Fri 19/05/2017 08:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 05/06/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Contract
  • Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: RG5b (SCP 28-31) £24,964-£27,668 pa
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Reading

Tenant Services

Fixed-term to December 2017 with the possibility of it being extended

We are looking for an outcome focused individual to join our busy Housing team.

You will manage a portfolio of council properties which will include inspections and health and safety checks. In addition you will work with tenants to find positive and innovative solutions to issues that concern them within their neighbourhood.

This is a challenging and demanding role but is also highly rewarding.

You must be able to demonstrate:

  • excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • strong organisational skills
  • an ability to prioritise tasks on a daily basis
  • an assertive and confident approach to dealing with difficult situations
  • problem solving skills
  • a flexible approach to work.

If you are a team player with a positive attitude to work this may be the role for you. Previous housing experience is not required but you must demonstrate how your existing skills can be adapted for this role. Full training will be given.

A full current driving licence will be required.

For further information, please contact Charlotte Roberts on 0118 937 2188 or Tom Martin on 0118 937 2189.

Internal Reading Borough Council employees must login via Employee Self Service to apply. If you have not yet been issued with your Employee Self Service account, or you have any queries, please email with details.

Visit http://www.reading.gov.uk/jobsearch for more details on how to apply online. Alternatively, call the Recruitment Team on 0118 937 2039 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the job reference number and the job title of the post you are interested in.

Please do not send a CV: for the purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.

A Standard Disclosure and Barring Service check will be sought from the successful candidate.

Closing date: 5 June 2017

Interview date: To be confirmed.

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