Housing Allocations Officer

(Fixed term contract to end on 18 August 2017)

£21,077 to £23,036 

37 Hours per week.

About Three Rivers District Council

Three Rivers District in South West Hertfordshire straddles the North West corner of the M25 on the edge of Greater London. The district is a mixture of beautiful countryside, villages and small towns. The area has a diverse range of sectors and businesses and is a centre for the film industry with Warner Brothers at Leavesden forming part of a studio cluster along with Elstree and Pinewood is a short drive away.

At a glance

  • 700 historic assets and 22 conservation areas, 77% of the district is in the Green Belt.
  • 1,914 NNDR registered businesses with the economy providing 39,000 jobs
  • Very low crime rate
  • Area to benefit from major development and housing projects including Croxley Rail link and the Watford Health Campus
  • The district ranks highly for business registrations and start ups with a highly skilled and trained workforce, high employment levels with GVA and weekly earnings above average

What we are looking for:-

Three Rivers District Council is looking to recruit an enthusiastic professional to provide housing advice to customers approaching our Housing Needs service, including customers at risk of homelessness.

Following the Council’s Housing Allocation Policy, the successful candidate would be expected to maintain the Housing Needs Register of applicants. This would include banding applicants on the register, creating and checking advertisements to be advertised on the Herts Choice Homes website and liaising with Registered Providers regarding potential nominees.

Closing Date: - Monday 21 March 2016 at 5.00pm

Interview Date: - Wednesday 30 March 2016

How to apply:-

An application pack for this position can be downloaded from the panel to the right of this advert.

For an informal discussion please contact Alan Marsden on 01923 776611

Applicants selected for an interview will normally be notified within one month of the closing date, and invited for an interview. Unfortunately, due to the administrative costs involved, it will not be possible to notify those not selected for interview.