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Vacancy Details

Housing Services Assistant

Mid Sussex District Council
£19,819 pa - £21,693 pa
Mid Sussex District Council, Haywards Heath
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
30/01/2019 at 23:59 PM
Mid Sussex District Council

Mid Sussex District Council is a dynamic, forward thinking local authority in the heart of southern England. We have clear priorities, and are proud that local people consistently rate our services highly. We are based in Haywards Heath at the centre of the largest opportunity for development identified in the Coast 2 Capital Strategic Economic Plan and the Greater Brighton City Deal.

Working in local government is a highly satisfying and rewarding experience in so many ways. In return for the contribution you’ll make to the local community, we are a great employer to work for, situated in a glorious part of the country with great benefits to offer.

Housing Services Assistant (CHOU018)
Salary £19,819 pa - £21,693 pa 

We are looking for a Housing Services Assistant to support the work across the whole of the  Housing Service to deliver on our range of responsibilities. 

The new Homelessness Reduction Act requires the council to boost its focus on homelessness prevention  and strengthen our  proactive service to people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.  This role involves a range of administrative tasks to support the service as well as direct interaction with our clients so strong customer service skills are needed.  You will also need a high level of computer literacy and keyboard skills and ideally an aptitude with digital technology to improve our webpages and to promote housing services. You will have excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to produce accurate and concise reports.   We are looking for someone who is flexible and resilient, a supportive team player who is able to remain calm and to work effectively under pressure. 

The right candidate will enjoy team work and enthusiastically embrace our proactive housing options approach supporting the team to prevent homelessness and find real solutions for people in housing difficulties.  You will be a self-starter who is able to work on your own initiative and organise your own workload with a positive and flexible attitude.

In return for the above, we can offer an extremely attractive Benefits package, including:  * Generous Holiday Entitlement * Local Government Pension Scheme * Flexible working * Significant savings to membership at our 3 superb Leisure Centres

Closing date: 30 January 2019
Interview date: 7 February 2019

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

Further information on this vacancy

Contact Us

Human Resources
Tel: 01444-477265
24 hour vacancies answerphone - Tel: 01444-477506
Email: recruit@midsussex.gov.uk