Intensive Housing Management Officer

Band 5, £21,575 to £21,968 per year
37 hours per week, Fixed term and Permanent positions available
Closing Date: 12:00, Tuesday 21 February 2023

Purpose of the job

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic person to join our team of Intensive Housing Management Officers to provide a housing support service to tenants in sheltered and/or designated properties. 

About you

  • You must have experience of working in a support environment, ideally with elderly or vulnerable tenants and have a good understanding of support needs.
  • You will have excellent inter-personal skills with experience of responding to people with a wide range of differing needs and abilities.
  • You will have a good working knowledge of all benefits including Housing Benefit and Universal Credit

We are looking for someone who can be flexible, is a good team player and can work on their own initiative.

About Us

Melton resides in the beautiful Leicestershire countryside. Its town centre Melton Mowbray, is a quintessential English market town built on a strong tradition of farming. Renowned for its fine food and drink, the borough has become the centre of excellence for local food producers. The town itself is steeped in history and together with the surrounding area has much to offer all those that choose to live, work or visit here.

At Melton Borough Council, we are firmly committed to promoting a vibrant and sustainable economy, focused on growth and prosperity. Working for us, you will find a great sense of community in which we work together towards achieving the council’s shared objectives and which ensures our customers are at the heart of everything we do.  You’ll also enjoy an excellent range of benefits and family friendly working policies. These include flexible and hybrid working arrangements which enables multi-site and home working, generous leave entitlement, a full week off at Christmas, Local Authority Pension Scheme and a clear commitment to your continued professional development.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for this post.

We have positions that are either permanent or 6 months on a fixed term contract.

For an informal chat please telephone Doug Stother 01664 502420.

We guarantee an interview to anyone who is a reservist, veteran or has a disability and meets the criteria for the role. See more info here at Working for the council- Veterans and reservists

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