Sustainment Officer job in Worksop 37 hours per week - 3 Year Fixed Term Contract

Sustainment Officer

  • Employer - Bassetlaw District Council
  • Reference number - HSG1232T
  • Sector - Public - local government
  • Department - Housing
  • Location: - Worksop
  • Salary - Grade 6 i.e. £27,041 to £29,577 per annum
  • Duration - Contract
  • Hours - Full time | 37 hours per week - 3 Year Fixed Term Contract
  • Closing date - Friday, 24 September 2021 12:00

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sustainment Officer to join our Housing Team based at Queens Buildings, Potter Street, Worksop to assist with the ‘next steps accommodation programme’.

The successful candidate will need to have experience in in dealing with those facing substance misuse and mental health issues. They will also need resilience, determination and an ability to negotiate with individuals and stakeholders.

This role will be challenging, but also incredibly rewarding, assisting those rough sleeping into long- term accommodation, and everything in between.

The ideal candidate:

We are looking for someone who has:-

·         CIH Level 4 in a relevant qualification or equivalent, or relevant experience of delivering support and housing advice in a customer- facing role.

·         Experience of working in social housing or advice work related to support.

·         Knowledge of the principals of the Homeless Reduction Act 2018

  • In depth knowledge and understanding of difficulties experienced by people in crisis.
  • Strong customer focus with the ability to listen, empathise and respond sensitively and professionally.
  • Ability to liaise with, build and promote positive working relationships with external organisations.

This is a fabulous opportunity for an experienced support professional to develop knowledge and skills as part of a hard working Housing Needs Service.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact;

Christine Staniforth, Strategic Housing Manager either by email at or by telephone on 01909 533533

Contact information

Please return your fully completed application form quoting the position reference number to or by post to:

Bassetlaw District Council

Queens Buildings,

Potter Street,



S80 2AH

Interview information

Monday 11th October 2021

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