Empty Homes Officer

£27,822 - £33,297/annum Benefits, depending on experience

Join Our Team as an Empty Homes Officer!

Are you passionate about making a tangible difference in your community? Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council is seeking a dedicated Empty Homes Officer to join our dynamic Housing Improvement Team. This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to local housing solutions and help bring empty homes back into productive use.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary: £27,822 - £33,297
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Generous annual leave
  • Excellent location with easy parking
  • Remote working
  • Excellent ongoing training and CPD opportunities
  • Professional member fee paid

About the Role

As an Empty Homes Officer, you will play a crucial role in our Housing Improvement Team. Supported by our Private Sector Housing Team, you will coordinate efforts to revitalize empty homes. Your responsibilities will include providing guidance to homeowners, facilitating access to grants and loans (such as Kent County Council's 'No Use Empty' scheme), and implementing enforcement actions when necessary.

Who We're Looking For:

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A strong educational background and recent experience in a housing or enforcement role
  • Excellent negotiation skills and a self-motivated attitude
  • A keen interest in housing issues and a determination to bring empty homes back into use

Other Job details:

  • Location: Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term (2 Years)
  • Working Pattern: Full Time (37 hours per week)
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Closing Date: 30/06/2024 at 23:55
  • Reference: PHEHS/24/(phone number removed)

Join Us in Making a Difference:

This is more than just a job; it's an opportunity to impact your community positively. If you are enthusiastic about housing improvement and are ready to take on a challenging yet rewarding role, we would love to hear from you.

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