Vacancy details

Homesearch Officer x2

Reference W061/19
Location Wakefield District
Salary £24,414 - £26,901
Hours 37
Closing Date 23 May 2019
Contact Joanne Sanderson, Homesearch Manager on 07799 662834

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our specialised Homesearch team. In this role you will deal with all aspects of allocating homes to Homesearch members and managing new tenancies.

You will need to be highly organised and flexible with the ability to work to tight deadlines and must be able to view the service from a customer perspective whilst having a clear understanding of the principles of performance management. You will also need to demonstrate a commitment to delivering excellent customer service and have the ability to work within legislative and WDH procedure.

Applicants will have:

  • a Qualification at Level 2 of the Qualifications and Credit Framework;
  • experience in an appropriate office administration or housing related field;
  • effective time management and organisational skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines;
  • work assertively to achieve sustainable and positive change;
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work well under pressure.
  • flexibility in their approach to meet the changing needs of the business.

This post also requires applicants to hold a current, valid UK driving licence with the ability to travel throughout the district. You will be required to work some evenings, and weekends.

For an informal discussion please contact Joanne Sanderson, Homesearch Manager on 07799 662834.

WDH is accredited by Investors in People, which means we recognise that our employees are our most valuable asset. Among the benefits of joining us, all new starters receive an annual leave entitlement linked to length of service, access to a fantastic Employee Benefits discount scheme, auto-enrolment into a Local Government Pension Scheme and the opportunity to request flexible working arrangements.

You can also contact our Recruitment Team on 01977 724698.

Please note: we do not accept CVs.