Housing allocations officer x2 posts

  • Date Posted:March 5th 2024
  • Job Reference:SRDHAO
  • TypeTemporary
  • LocationNorthampton
  • Salary & PackageFrom £19.23

Housing Allocations Officer x 2 posts 3 months with potential extension.

Do you have knowledge of the current housing laws?

Can you deliver efficient and professional allocations service?


JT Recruit are currently looking for x2 experienced housing allocations officers to support a local authority in Northampton, this is a full time position for 3 months with a potential of extension to provide comprehensive housing advice and information to households in housing need.


This is a hybrid role, with 3 days office based and expectation to work from various office locations-Northampton, Towcester & Daventry


Responsibilities will include-

To process complex and detailed correspondence and telephone enquiries in relation to housing allocations applications

Process applications where there is a medical need and assess the applicant’s basic medical condition in relation to their housing circumstances.

Ensure that investigations are robust and verification of all housing register applicants’ circumstances are completed in accordance with the agreed policy and procedures.

Ensure all administrative records are updated promptly in accordance with the approved policy and procedures including annual reviews of housing applications and changes of circumstances of applicants.

Work with other Council departments and external voluntary and statutory bodies to identify housing need and ensure that the Council’s Housing Allocations Policy is applied correctly to meet need. Key stakeholders include Children’s Trust, Adult Social Care, Probation and Police.

To maximise personal productivity, minimise duplication and errors; and manage our information efficiently and securely to reduce risk, though effective use of Office 365 and our internal IT systems and applications.

Actively challenge and seek to eliminate any directly or indirectly discriminatory practice or behaviours.

Demonstrate awareness and understanding of other people’s behavioural, physical, social and welfare needs and ensure that reasonable care is taken at all times for the health, safety and welfare of yourself and other persons


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