29th May 2019 - NewStart

Safer Neighbourhoods Officer

The focus of this role will be on working in communities to prevent and tackle ASB, although the post holder will have expertise in the use of tools and powers relating to ASB.

You will provide engagement and educational input for young people in schools and communities to prevent ASB and promote responsible citizenship. You will undertake community engagement to reduce tolerance of ASB and harness community involvement in reporting and addressing ASB and support partnership frontline workers and other stakeholders including elected members with knowledge and confidence to tackle ASB.


Two new opportunities have arisen until 31 July 2021 within the Council’s Access and Rights of Way Team for the positions of Definitive Map Officer, due to an increase in applications to modify the Definitive Map and Statement.

If you’re analytical, an effective communicator and experienced in interpreting maps, this may be the ideal opportunity for you. You’ll make full use of your skills as you respond to applications from members of the public requesting changes to the public rights of way network.

Accommodation Officer – Rapid Rehousing

Are you a great communicator, negotiator and able to connect with people from all backgrounds?

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Are you ready to help shape and improve outcomes for homeless people and families? We can offer you a challenging but exciting opportunity to join a team at the beginning of a new approach to tackle homelessness and improve our housing supply in the City.

Income Recovery Officer x12

Sandwell Council is investing in its Income Management Service, creating a highly efficient and professional service and placing itself in a strong position to meet the challenges and demands of maximising income collection at every opportunity.

The Service is responsible for managing, monitoring and recovering arrears of rent and other housing related charges from current and former tenants. A key objective is to combine the effective recovery of arrears with the provision of a high quality customer focused advice, assistance and support service.  You will be a key player in ensuring prompt and effective early action is taken to control and recover outstanding arrears to eviction stage and other associated debts.

Legal Officer – Planning and Highways

Kirklees Legal Services is one of the largest legal practices in the area and carries out and commissions legal work required by the Council. The Service is responsible for ensuring that the Council operates efficiently within the Law, meets its statutory responsibilities effectively and uses its legal powers to carry out the policies decided by the Councillors to meet the needs of the people of Kirklees.

Revenue Services Collection Officer

The Rent Collection Service is looking to appoint a full time Revenue Services Collection Officer to join a  hardworking and high performing team on a permanent basis. You will be responsible for dealing with current rent arrears on a given patch.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience of rent arrears recovery acquired in a Local Authority or Housing Association environment. They will have a ‘can do’ attitude towards work, be a strong team player and target driven. In addition they will be well organised, highly motivated and able to work under pressure.

Principal Governance & Democratic Engagement Officer

At Kirklees we are innovative and creative in the way we work with our citizens.  The landmark work of the Kirklees Democracy Commission reflects our ambition. This role is part of the Governance and Democratic Engagement function which is responsible for the breadth of activities that support our 69 councillors individually and collectively. The team co-ordinates and, in particular, supports the council’s governance and decision making structures.

Enforcement Officer (Planning)

The Investment and Regeneration Service is tasked with making the Kirklees economy more resilient and better able to adapt to economic and environmental pressures and challenges. The Development Management Section covers a number of broad activities which supports this including dealing with planning applications, enforcement  and specialist advice including Conservation, Design, Environment and Trees.

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