Published: 13th Jan 2020

Website South Holland District Council

Starting salary:          £25,295 – £28,785 per year (Grade F)

Contract type:           12 months FTC

Hours:                        37 per week

Location:                    Based in Spalding, Lincolnshire

  • Have you recently left university and/or are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in a local community, working in local government?
  • Do you have the passion, drive and energy to make a difference to help prevent homelessness?
  • Do you want to join a Housing Team committed to new ways of agile working, who are investing in technological solutions and will promote opportunities for you to become trained and skilled to delivery our ambitious transformation agenda?

SHDC are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic individual who is ready to help SHDC make a difference to persons who are threatened with or are homeless or in housing need.

As part of a proactive, knowledgeable and experienced team of housing professionals, your work will be essential to ensuring the council meets its duties under the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 in preventing homelessness, reducing the use of temporary accommodation and supporting vulnerable individuals to find suitable housing solutions.

Benefits include a local government pension scheme and flexitime.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from our website www.sholland.gov.uk.

If, after reading the full job details, you would like an informal chat about the job, please contact Gemma Johnson, Housing Options Team Leader on 01775 764601 or email [email protected]

Completed application forms must be emailed to [email protected] or sent by post to South Holland District Council, Council Offices, Priory Road, Spalding, Lincolnshire PE11 2XE and be received by the closing date deadline below.

Closing date:             Friday 24th January at 5pm

SHDC reserve the right to change the closing date, depending on application numbers.

Interview date:          Thursday 30th January

Interview dates are subject to change – applicants are advised to keep checking the Current Vacancies page on the SHDC Website for latest information.

The successful candidate will be required to complete a DBS application and satisfy DBS clearance.

To apply for this job please visit www.sholland.gov.uk.