It is East Lothian Council’s policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.
Days and Times of Work:
Monday – Friday 09.00-17.00 (flexible working)
Start date to be confirmed
An excellent, permanent full time Community Housing Officer opportunity has arisen in the East Area Housing team. We’re looking for an enthusiastic customer-focussed person to join our team and contribute to providing an excellent landlord service to our tenants. Responsible for a designated area of Council houses, your main duties will include allocating vacant Council tenancies, tenancy and estate management. You will also provide high quality housing options advice to housing applicants.
As part of the wider Community Housing Service, to provide front line housing management services and housing advice to tenants, tenant/resident groups or their representatives.
Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under ‘Related Documents’) for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form. You must ensure you meet every ‘essential’ criteria stated on the Person Specification to reach the interview stage. In cases where the majority of applicants meet all the essential criteria, the desirable criteria will be used to form a final short-leet.
The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work. Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours. Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.
Educated to HNC in Housing or equivalent and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.
As the duties of this role require you to effectively travel to successfully undertake the full remit of the role, you must hold a current driving licence and have access to a vehicle.*
(*Where a disability precludes you from obtaining a driving licence, ELC will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability.)
The preferred candidate for this position may be subject to a Basic Disclosure Check carried out by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.
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