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Housing Register, Allocations and Temporary Accommodation Assistant
  • Employer: London Borough of Hillingdon
  • Reference: LBH5436
  • Published: Fri 08/11/2019, 4:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 24/11/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £27228 - £28215
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Centre, Uxbridge, UB8 1UW

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Housing Register, Allocations and Temporary Accommodation Assistant

About Hillingdon

Hillingdon Council: Putting our residents first.



About the job

Working closely with the Housing Register and Allocations Manager you will be responsible for the day to day support to deliver Hillingdon’s housing register and housing allocations service that not only meets statutory requirements but realises our ambitions to support residents who need assistance to resolve their housing need. The post-holder will be responsible for undertaking case by case allocations of social housing, maintenance of the Housing Register and transfer list and resolution of accepted homeless cases to ensure the service is responsive to client needs within available resources ensuring agreed team plans and performance targets are delivered

About the person

You will be a creative, motivated and dynamic individual committed to getting the best outcomes for our residents in housing need. Proven operational knowledge of housing legislation, lettings and placement processes and the ability to input data and applications to ensure performance standards are met are a must, along with the drive and ambition to make a difference to the lives of our residents. You will need to have an eye for detail and strong interpersonal and negotiation skills working closely with applicants to ensure an efficient housing register and allocations service is delivered.

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We offer a range of Company benefits. These vary according to the business area and role but may include:

  • local government average salary pension scheme
  • free parking (4 days a week) if based at the Civic Centre
  • a 36-hour week for all full-time staff
  • generous holiday entitlement: a minimum 25 days a year (plus bank holidays), rising to 28 days after five years' service. For mid to senior level positions holiday entitlement is 33 days a year (plus bank holidays) and rise to a maximum of 36 days after 10 year's service.
  • career breaks
  • childcare schemes for working parents
  • flexible working hours
  • season ticket loan
  • access to a Credit Union
  • on-site staff restaurant at Civic Centre
  • access to a wide range of training and courses
  • discount on a variety of Adult Education courses run by the Council
  • payment of professional fees where these are required
  • discounts at council-owned leisure centres and swimming pools at Hillingdon (Uxbridge), Queensmead (South Ruislip), Highgrove (Ruislip) and Botwell Green (Hayes)
  • cycle purchase scheme
  • car sharing scheme
  • 30% discount on green fees at council-owned golf courses


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