Salary range: £32,418 - £34,209 p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: South Kilburn and Civic Centre from time to time
An Excellent Opportunity
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
This challenging and varied role within a small but high achieving team focusing on the delivery of an ambitions 15-year estate regeneration programme delivering high quality housing and community infrastructure.
An Estate Regeneration Rehousing Officer is required for large-scale residential development programme; the successful candidate will be involved in a variety of roles ranging from assessing, investigating and rehousing a caseload of households who are required to move because of an estate regeneration programme.
The post-holder will be required to do so within an agreed timescales to ensure vacant possession of land are achieved in accordance with the estate regeneration development program for the commencement of the procurement of developers and consultants, through the engagement with local residents and tenants at public meetings.
In short you will cover the full spectrum of responsibility for liaising with developers to ensure new properties are developed in accordance with need, administering viewings/offers, managing and administering removals and the entire rehousing process; dealing with all customer enquiries.
The post holder will be assigned specific patch and will carry out their duties and support the Estate Regeneration Rehousing Manager.
The ideal candidate will have a knowledge of Ground 10A of the housing Act 1985 and other guidelines in order to develop and maintain knowledge of complex legislation, case law and government guidance concerning the Council’s statutory duties and maintain a working knowledge of related housing, property, immigration and family legislation.
You will need to be self-disciplined and show an ability to work under pressure to a fixed timeframe concerning the delivery to meet project milestones.
An ability to communicate complex issues in a clear manner will be a necessity, both verbally and in writing to internal and external parties.
The role is varied and challenging so an ability to work on a number of tasks and issues at the same time will be essential, flexibility will be required, as you will be working in South Kilburn and occasionally the Civic Centre. Occasional evening work is an unavoidable consequence of this type of role.
Closing Date: 26 October 2021 (23:00)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.
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.