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Housing Officer x4

Salary details: £26,999 – £29,363

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Ref: KNH 1762

Kirklees Council

Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing

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Contract Type: Various

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Hours per Week: 37

Closing date: 30 August 2019 12:00 PM

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There are 4 Housing Officer roles available: 

  • 2 x Permanent Post (Income Management)
  • 2 x Fixed Term Contracts - 12 months (Housing Management)  

About KNH

Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing (KNH) is responsible for almost 23,000 homes across Kirklees.  Working with our communities it is our vision to provide, ‘Quality Homes and Services in successful communities’.  We take our vision seriously and work hard to achieve this.

In late 2016, KNH merged with Building Services from Kirklees Council which grew the organisation significantly.  We now employ over 850 staff across six sites with a variety of roles which directly serve our customers and communities.  Since the merger we have been through a process of business transformation and have reshaped our structures and services. 

The Job

The main requirement of a Housing Officer is to deliver a customer focused holistic housing management service, which ensures income collection, efficient turnaround of properties, appropriate letting and tenancy management. They will provide early help to customers, by being accessible and working with customers to reach positive outcomes to sustain their tenancy. 

There are a number of functions within the Neighbourhoods’ Directorate including Housing Management, Income Management, Customer Support, Partnerships, Tenant Involvement and Employment Support.

Housing Officers will work within a particular service area and will be required to deputise for their line manager and other Housing Officers across the Directorate.

Travel is an essential part of this post and therefore it would be extremely difficult to do the job effectively without the use of a car for all or most of the time and it is expected that you will have access to your own car. Reasonable adjustments may be made for disabled applications who find this a barrier to their application.


In addition to joining a great team, you will receive the following:

  • A competitive salary of between £26,999 – £29,363
  • Entry into the Local Government Pension Scheme, including Life Assurance. 
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 27.5 days annual leave, increasing to 32.5 days with continuous service, plus bank holidays. 
  • Free on-site parking
  • Flexible working
  • Access to a range of well-being support initiatives including but not limited to: an Employee Assistance programme, Healthy Eating Active Lifestyle assessments, Cycle to Work programme and discounted KAL gym membership.

KNH is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As an organisation we are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check will be required for this post.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

For further details, and to submit completed application forms email: knh.recruitment@knh.org.uk

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