SLA03191 - Housing Assistant

South Lanarkshire Council

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Job Description

Housing and Technical Resources

Location: East Kilbride Area Office, Civic Centre, East Kilbride

Hours: 35 hours per week

Duration: Fixed Term 13 weeks

You will undertake a wide range of clerical duties which will include liaising with internal and external customers to ensure the effective provision of the service, as well as word processing, filing, faxing and photocopying.

You will also provide a front line face to face service to our customers, therefore a commitment to the principals of customer care is essential as well as effective communication and interpersonal skills. The post is administrative in nature and requires a high degree of confidentiality.

You will be required to demonstrate the ability to organise and prioritise workload in an effective way, responding to changing priorities and contributing effectively to team goals and projects, as well as demonstrating the necessary skills to use all relevant IT systems and software applications, in particular having a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Closing date: Friday 25 August 2017.

Interview date: TBC.


Delivering a Fairer Future – Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications for this post are particularly encouraged from male applicants.

For further information on “Delivering a Fairer Future” please click here

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.

As this post involves accessing the public services network, the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

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.

As the application process has changed, we recommend you familiarise yourself with the revised format and content of the form by clicking on the following link to access the applicant user guide.

Applicant User guide

Applications online

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

South Lanarkshire Council / South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture are Equal Opportunities employers and encourage applications from all members of the community. We are committed to the Double Tick Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themselves to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.


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