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Private Rented Accommodation Officer

Contract One year fixed term
Hours 37 hours per week
Salary / pay £26,999 - £28,785
Closing date Friday 26 July 2019 at 10am
Interview date Interviews will be held on 7 and 8 August 2019
Department People and Place

Job summary

This newly created post will work with landlords in both Eden and South Lakeland District Council areas to develop private sector housing options to prevent homelessness. As part of the government’s commitment to reducing rough sleeping, funding has been secured from the MHCLG to help those who are homeless or at risk of rough sleeping.

Previous public sector housing experience is not essential.  Location is flexible but required to work across both Council areas.

Job description

Private Rented Accommodation Officer (PDF: 196Kb / 5 pages)

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Applying for Employment with Eden District Council (PDF: 205Kb / 11 pages)

All applications must be made on the Council's standard application form and CVs will not be considered. No agencies please.

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Recruitment process

In order to ensure fair and open recruitment processes we are;

  • unable to accept CVs in lieu of, or as part of, an application of employment and
  • unable to maintain a database of potential candidates so cannot accept or store applications or CV's submitted on a speculative basis.

Candidates who canvass Council Members or Senior Officers will be disqualified.

Equal opportunities

The Council aims to be an equal opportunities employer.

Disability confident employerDisability Confident employer

As Disability Confident employers, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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