Housing Policy Officer (Highland Housing Register), Inverness

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Job Description Post Title: Housing Policy Officer (Highland Housing Register) Location: Inverness Hours: 35 Hours Per Week Duration: Permanent Salary: £41,386 - £44,790 p.a. Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the...

Job Description

Post Title: Housing Policy Officer (Highland Housing Register)
Location: Inverness
Hours:
35 Hours Per Week
Duration:
Permanent
Salary:
£41,386 - £44,790 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Person: Donna MacKenzie, Tel: 07887 824566

Job Purpose: To participate in the policy processes of the Council with a particular focus on developing the policies and performance outcomes of the Highland Housing Register and related housing and homelessness policies.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

The Highland Council understands that diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, and being fair and inclusive. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve and particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be under-represented in our workforce.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

Requirements

Practical and relevant experience of Housing service delivery and/or housing policy development.

Detailed knowledge of housing and homelessness legislation.

Detailed knowledge of current housing issues. Good level of general education, preferably Degree in relevant subject area and /or Professional/Technical Qualification (Chartered Institute of Housing/HNC) or equivalent .

Given the nature of this job, the post holder will be required to make visits away from their normal base. A driving licence is highly desirable, but consideration would be given to the post holder making alternative arrangements as long as these meet the operational requirements of the Service.

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