Housing Allocations Officer

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Strategic Housing

Pre Tenancy Team

Housing Allocations Officer                                                                                                         REF: H7118
£13,018 to £13,857 based on 20 hours per week (Inclusive of London Fringe Weighting)
18 month Fixed Term contract/Secondment opportunity


The opportunity has arisen for this post within the Strategic Housing Service.

You will have excellent communication skills as you will be required to liaise with internal departments and external stakeholders to ensure that empty properties are advertised and allocated promptly. You will be working with a variety of households and client groups, some who may be vulnerable and will require information and guidance to ensure that they can make informed decisions on their choice for housing. Deal with all allocation related enquiries concerning individual cases. This could be face-to-face, over the telephone or replying to correspondence from applicants, MP’s, Councillors or other agencies involved in individual cases.

You will be required to accurately check and review data from a number of sources and systems to ensure that the information correlates prior to an allocation.

You will prepare and verify the weekly listing of properties for advertising via our web-based system Abritas. You will be required to plan your workload effectively to ensure that you select successful applicants from shortlists and prepare offers for vacant properties following an advert closure in line with targets set.

A check will be undertaken with the Disclosing and Barring Service to ensure that the successful candidate for the above post has no relevant convictions.

Closing Date: Midnight Wednesday 23 May 2018 

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Strategic Housing

Pre Tenancy Team

Housing Allocations Officer                                                                                                         REF: H7118
£13,018 to £13,857 based on 20 hours per week (Inclusive of London Fringe Weighting)
18 month Fixed Term contract/Secondment opportunity


The opportunity has arisen for this post within the Strategic Housing Service.

You will have excellent communication skills as you will be required to liaise with internal departments and external stakeholders to ensure that empty properties are advertised and allocated promptly. You will be working with a variety of households and client groups, some who may be vulnerable and will require information and guidance to ensure that they can make informed decisions on their choice for housing. Deal with all allocation related enquiries concerning individual cases. This could be face-to-face, over the telephone or replying to correspondence from applicants, MP’s, Councillors or other agencies involved in individual cases.

You will be required to accurately check and review data from a number of sources and systems to ensure that the information correlates prior to an allocation.

You will prepare and verify the weekly listing of properties for advertising via our web-based system Abritas. You will be required to plan your workload effectively to ensure that you select successful applicants from shortlists and prepare offers for vacant properties following an advert closure in line with targets set.

A check will be undertaken with the Disclosing and Barring Service to ensure that the successful candidate for the above post has no relevant convictions.

Closing Date: Midnight Wednesday 23 May 2018 

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