Housing and Technical Resources
Housing Assistants are vital in ensuring an effective Housing service is maintained. In order to ensure continuity across the service we are looking to recruit a pool of Housing Assistants to be placed in vacancies as they arise.
When you apply through this advert you will be asked to select your preferred location, hours i.e. full time or part time and if a permanent or temporary post suits you.
Once the advert closes candidates will be shortlisted and invited along for an interview, the successful candidates will create our Housing Assistant pool. We will keep your details on file for 6 months and if your criteria matches any of the vacancies that arise, we will contact you to offer a position.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone who has excellent customer care and communication skills. The role of Housing Assistant undertakes a wide range of clerical duties including word processing, filing and photocopying and has the added advantage of working within a busy locality housing office, supporting Housing Officers and providing advice to tenants and customers, making a direct impact to the local community and our service users.
You will be required to demonstrate the ability to organise and prioritise your workload, respond to changing priorities and contribute effectively to team goals and projects, as well as demonstrating the necessary skills to use all relevant IT systems and software applications, in particular having a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Due to the post being in a front line service, the successful candidate should demonstrate a commitment to the principals of customer care along with effective communication and interpersonal skills. Due to the nature of the post, it requires a high level of confidentiality.
The post of Housing Assistant brings upon opportunities for someone to gain skills and experience in a front line and diverse housing environment and also gives opportunities to progress your career within Housing Services. The role has a variety of responsibilities which bring job satisfaction.
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All correspondence will be via your email address registered with myjobscotland.
Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant
South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.
South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant. Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.
The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made.
As an employee of South Lanarkshire Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:
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