Community Advice and Support Team Lead Officer (Housing Options)

  • Reference: Rugby Borough Council
  • Application closing date: 01 Dec 2019 00:00

Job Description

Are you an experienced Housing Options Officer open to a new challenge of working in a team of generic officers who;

  • Deliver the housing options and homelessness service including applications processed under Part 7 Housing Act 1996 as amended by Homelessness Reduction Act 2017
  • Manage the housing waiting list
  • Administer claims for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction
  • Use discretionary funding to ensure that homes are financially sustainable.

We are looking for an experienced Housing Options Officer to work as part of a team of Lead Officers to guide and support officers delivering a generic service. Initially you will be offering support around housing options and homelessness, but you will receive training to deliver the full range of services to our clients.

This is an opportunity to take your career in a new direction and to use your knowledge and skills to help deliver a service making a difference to people’s lives.

For an informal discussion about this role, please call Andrew Odom, our Community Advice and Support Team Leader on 01788 533836.

You can view full details of this job via our website, where you can also apply on-line. If you are unable to apply on-line please contact 01788 533564, or e-mail: for further assistance.

Employment Details

  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Pay: £28,785 - £32,878 Annually

How to Apply