Housing Solutions Officer

    Employer City of Lincoln Council

    Location Lincoln

    Industry Housing Solutions

    Contract Part Time

    Job Type Fixed Term

    Salary £22,164 - £24,501

    Deadline 23/08/2019

    Description

    At the City of Lincoln Council, we think diversity drives improvement. We are many different people, with different cultures, backgrounds and ideas, but we all share the same passion for providing great service to our community. A career with us is rewarding in lots of different ways. We’re an ambitious authority and our vision for Lincoln is set to transform the city in the coming years.

    This position is part time at 18.5 hours per week, and fixed term for 12 months.

    The Role

    The City of Lincoln Council isn’t like any other council. It’s a hive of talented, innovative, dedicated, high performing staff who are committed to delivering the best possible outcomes for the people they serve in the communities of Lincoln and we recognise that people are our most valuable asset.

    In this rewarding and challenging role, you will work with people at risk of homelessness. Helping applicants remain in their own home where possible or support them to find alternative accommodation to deal with applicants who are threatened with homeless, helping them to remain in their current home or rehousing to alternative accommodation.

    Skills/Experience Required

    To fulfil this role, we are looking for a customer focused person with a minimum of 6 months experience of working in front line interviewing and casework management. This role can be busy and demanding, therefore it is essential that you have first class organisation skills, including the ability to meet tight deadlines and to also have a flexible approach to working hours. Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence and negotiate are also required.