SLA06171 - Housing Officer - SLA06171

South Lanarkshire Council
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Job Description

Location: Hamilton, East Kilbride, Cambuslang

Duration: Fixed Term until March 2020

An excellent opportunity has arisen for experienced individuals to join our teams.

As a Housing Officer you will be responsible for delivering a wide range of housing services to our customers therefore, you should have experience of working within a housing related environment and have an understanding of current issues and legislation in relation to homelessness, allocations, estate management, rent recovery and dealing with anti- social behaviour.

You will also be responsible for ensuring compliance of policy and procedures by monitoring and auditing information and ensuring that complaints are processed according to standards. 

Excellent IT skills are required as well as the ability to organise and prioritise workload in an effective way and to respond and adapt to changing priorities required in delivering a quality service. You should possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to liaise effectively with a variety of agencies. 

You will be eligible to participate in South Lanarkshire Council's Car Pool Scheme as it would be advantageous to have access to a vehicle for business purposes if required to travel to alternative locations. 

Additional information for Internal Applicants – As this is a Fixed Term position, prior to making your application, please discuss your potential application with your current Line Manager. In the event that you are being considered for this post, your release to undertake this internal fixed term opportunity would need to be agreed in advance and managed by the service/s or resource/s.

 

 

Requirements

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks, for example reference request and disclosure check. 

Preferred candidates will be required to completed a Basic Disclosure check carried out be Disclosure Scotland , prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council. 

Please refer to http://www.disclosurescotland.co.uk/publications/ and click on Code of Practice for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.

Applications online

Please note all correspondence will be sent to your email account.

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant. Veterans are guaranteed an interview where their previous employer was the armed forces and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

 

 

 

 

 

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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