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Empty Homes Technical Support Assistant
  • Employer: Arun District Council
  • Reference: P/22/190613
  • Published: Fri 08/04/2022, 8:43 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 02/05/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Part Time
  • Hours: 23 hours per week, Flexible working scheme is in place
  • Salary: £20,444 to £22,129 per annum pro-rata
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Arun Civic Centre, Littlehampton, West Sussex, West Sussex

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Empty Homes Technical Support Assistant

Are you enthusiastic in your work? Do you have the motivation and drive to assist with tackling empty homes in the area?


Arun District Council are passionate and pro-active about tackling the number of empty properties in the district and are always looking at innovative ways to reduce this number. We are looking for a keen individual to join the award winning department who will take a head on approach to assisting the Empty Homes officer in cascading advice and encouragement to empty home owners into bringing their property back into use. You should be organised, meticulous and motivated to provide flexible administrative support to the Private Sector Housing Team.


The team deals with all aspects of Private Sector Housing, including Disabled Facilities Grants, minimum standards in rented accommodation, Houses in Multiple Occupation, Energy Efficiency and Empty Homes. This role would primarily provide administrative support to the Empty Homes officer which will include processing, payments and invoices, ensuring the IT database is kept up to date, providing figures for reporting purposes, preparing court documents and investigating complaints as to why properties are empty and assistance in tracing empty homes owners. The role can also include administrative support to all areas of the team.


The successful candidate must also be an excellent team player, enthusiastic, reliable and be confident and transparent to work on their own initiative when dealing with the public and councillor enquiries and dealing with financial information. If, like us, you are motivated in helping to make a difference to the district we would love to hear from you.


For an informal chat regarding this post please contact Louise Crane on 01903 737669.


CLOSING DATE:                         2nd May 2022

INTERVIEW DATE:                     13th May 2022


Arun has a commitment to equality of opportunity in employment. If you have a disability which makes it difficult to complete our application form, please contact the Human Resources Department, who will assist you with your application.