Published: 11th Jul 2019
  • Full Time
  • Blyth
  • Salary: £27,905 - £31,371
  • 25th Jul 2019

Website Northumberland County Council

The Council
Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.
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The Service

This is an exciting time to join our team! We are a Local Authority Housing Service providing homes and services for 8,500 customers in Northumberland.

The Role

We have a new opportunity for a motivated and experienced Senior Estates Officer who has a passion for working with residents and colleagues to make a real difference. Your main responsibilities will include assisting in the delivery of the operational functions of the team including estate management, tenancy management and tenancy breaches. You will also assist in monitoring the team’s quality of work and ensure workload is effectively managed in the absence of the Estate Manager.

You must have worked within a similar role previously and have extensive experience of Housing and Tenancy Management, be confident in Housing Management systems,, have excellent organisation skills and be customer focused.

If this sounds like you and you’re a strong communicator who can listen to others and act as a role model we’d love to hear from you.

We are offering:
– A starting salary of £27,905 with increment after one year
– Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
– A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
– Flexible working arrangements

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Claire Coe (Trans HR Support Officer) [email protected] We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

For further information, please contact Colin Blackett on 01670 623502 for an informal discussion.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview please contact Louise Gourlay or email (Tel: 01670 623119 or
email: [email protected] )



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