Redbridge is an ambitious, diverse and exciting east-London borough. What we do is driven by changing our relationship with local people to support our vision. As a result, we've developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council.
We're one of the fastest growing parts of the country and the third most diverse London borough. Our communities are attracted by a mixture of excellent schools, relatively affordable housing, high-quality open space and rapid transport connections into the heart of the City.
The Housing Needs Service is undergoing a radical transformation to achieve successful outcomes for our residents. We are seeking people who excel in building positive and trusting relationships with the skills and expertise to deliver lasting housing solutions.
We are seeking a Resettlement and Support Officer (Canterbury) who wants to work in a resident-centred service. You will play a major part in making residents’ lives better in providing resettlement support and advice to families in temporary accommodation and providing advice and support with move on options.
The role requires knowledge The Housing Act 1996 and Homeless Reduction Act 2017, the Childrens Act, and the Care Act as well as the willingness and ability to learn.
Key elements of your responsibilities will include providing resettlement support and housing options advice to families on the Howe Green Estate in Canterbury.
You would be arriving at the London Borough of Redbridge at an exciting time, joining an ambitious Housing Needs Service that embraces change and a positive learning culture for colleagues with a vision to secure sustainable housing solutions for all.
This is a full time, permanent position.
Ambitious for Redbridge
To apply for this role, please visit www.redbridge.gov.uk/jobs
All short-listed applicants will need to demonstrate proof of right to work in the UK. At the London Borough of Redbridge, we receive a high volume of great-quality applicants, we therefore may close a vacancy earlier than advertised. Early applications are therefore encouraged.
We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment and welcome applications from qualified applicants regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, colour, race, religion, or belief.