Housing Officer - Accommodation

Aberdeenshire Council
Posted

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  • Reference: ABS16805

Job Description

To be responsible for the management of the Council’s direct provision of temporary accommodation and liaison with other providers of temporary accommodation for homeless persons and seeking alternative solutions and new opportunities for such accommodation, where appropriate. Responsible for making and maintaining contact with those housed in temporary accommodation to give appropriate advice and guidance and provide a housing management service to this client base.

This role may require flexible, evening and weekend working.

There is a responsibility for the post holder to demonstrate a commitment to quality service delivery through continuous improvement for the benefit of the Service and the organisation.

This post is regulated work with Children and/or Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

This position is designated as a 'Fixed' post as detailed on the Worksmart website - http://worksmart.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/

This post has a minimum requirement of one reference which must be your current or most recent employer.

This post will be fixed term for 12 months initially.

Informal enquiries to Moira Rhodes - 01467 532726

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Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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