Housing Assistant (Allocations) job in Worksop Maternity Cover for up to 12 months

Housing Assistant (Allocations)

  • Employer - Bassetlaw District Council
  • Reference number - HSG0889S
  • Sector - Public - local government
  • Department - Directorate of Regeneration & Neighbourhood Services
  • Location: - Worksop
  • Salary - Salary Scale 3 i.e. £18,795 - £19,171, subject to Job Evaluation
  • Duration - Contract
  • Hours - Full time | Maternity Cover for up to 12 months
  • Closing date - Friday, 26 July 2019 12:00

Job Description

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join Bassetlaw District Council as a Housing Assistant. 

Based within the Voids and Allocations team located at Carlton Forest House, Worksop, you will be responsible for processing housing applications in line with the allocations policy, updating and maintaining computerised databases, giving advice and responding to customer enquiries as well as providing administrative support to the team. 

You must therefore have:

·        Relevant experience of working in a front line customer focused environment

·        GCSE Grade C or above/ L4-9 (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics

·        Experience of using IT Packages

·        Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

·        Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with members of the public

·        The ability to prioritise and manage workloads to meet deadlines

The benefits include pro rata entitlement to 24 days annual leave rising to 29 days after 5 years’ service, in addition to Bank Holidays, an extra day over the Christmas period, and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Contact information

Please return your fully completed application form quoting the position reference number to hr@bassetlaw.gov.uk or by post to:

Bassetlaw District Council

Queens Buildings,

Potter Street,



S80 2AH

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