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Acquisitions Officer

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/600/18738
  • Published: Mon 24/01/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 28/01/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £20,092 - £21,748
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brighton

Job introduction

A fixed term vacancy has arisen whilst the post holder is seconded. The post supports the administration of the Acquisitions Team within the Temporary Accommodation and Housing Needs Service.

Fixed term for 12 months

For an informal discussion, please contact Ruth Robertson - Housing Options Manager on 01273 292676

About the role

An opportunity has arisen to provide administrative support to a team responsible for property, contracts and procurement within the Temporary Accommodation and Housing Needs Service.

A skilled administrator is required with a good knowledge of MS Office applications; use of databases and EDRMS tools; a good communicator who can liaise between landlords, tenants, contractors, support providers and other council departments in order to fulfil the council's statutory requirements as landlords.

The role will also involve payment of accounts, minute taking and a full range of office based administrative tasks.   

Please read our Apply for a job at the council (brighton-hove.gov.uk) pages carefully. They give you all the guidance you need to complete your application as well as information on what will happen after you’ve submitted your application and at interview.

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Supporting statement guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)

Company information

Encouraging a diverse workforce

Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).

Please note that this post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records Check.

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  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/600/18738
  • Published: Mon 24/01/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 28/01/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £20,092 - £21,748
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brighton

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