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Initial Housing Advice Officer

  • Employer: Folkestone & Hythe District Council
  • Reference: OC/18/74662
  • Published: Fri 14/09/2018, 14:10 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 07/12/2018, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time, Job-Share, Part Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £21,405 - £24,113 (Grade D)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2QY

(Fixed Term 2 Years)

Job Share Considered


Folkestone & Hythe District Council, based in Folkestone, Kent, serves a population of 108,000 and covers a district of 140 square miles. The M20 offers easy access to London and the high speed rail service offers travel times to the capital of under an hour
The Council works to six key objectives:

• More Homes
• More Jobs
• Appearance Matters
• Health Matters
• Achieving Stability
• Delivering Excellence

The position of Housing Advice and Preventions Officer will deliver an efficient and effective Housing Advice, Homelessness Prevention and Statutory Homelessness Assessment service, in accordance with agreed policies and procedures.

The successful candidate will preferably have recent and relevant experience of either, assessing homelessness and/or providing housing advice.
Shortlisting will be based on candidates’ knowledge of homelessness legislation, guidance and best practice.

For an informal discussion please call Kimba Layton (Housing Advice and Preventions Team Leader) on 01303 853283 or email: kimba.layton@folkestone-hythe.gov.uk  or Mark Damiral (Housing and Inclusion Manager) on 01303 853281 or email: mark.damiral@folkestone-hythe.gov.uk.

The closing date for receipt of all completed application forms is 9am on 7th December 2018.

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  • Initial Housing Advice Officer JDPS

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided below. Please note that we do not accept CV's without a fully completed application form.
  • Employer: Folkestone & Hythe District Council
  • Reference: OC/18/74662
  • Published: Fri 14/09/2018, 14:10 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 07/12/2018, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time, Job-Share, Part Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £21,405 - £24,113 (Grade D)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Civic Centre, Castle Hill Avenue, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2QY

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