We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Housing Officer – Grants and Loans

Closing date: 08/07/2022

Reference: REQ103964

37 hours / Permanent

29,174 - 30,984 *

Canolfan Rheidol, Aberystwyth

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

The role specifically deals with aspects of the local authority’s duties related to private sector housing grants and loans including the processing of housing adaptation and improvement grants and loans on residential accommodation.

The role will also include specific duties relating to the processing of HMO licence applications.

Provide information, advice and assistance and oversee the smooth and efficient processing of housing grants and loans issued by the council from preliminary enquiry to final completion and payment for works.

Responsible for ensuring the smooth and efficient processing of HMO licence applications from preliminary enquiry to issue of the licence.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual with a housing background to join the team.

Job Description and Person Specification

Ceredigion CC will be moving to a hybrid system of flexible working. This will involve agile and home working rather than a permanent office base. Flexible working hours will be 0600 – 2100 hours subject to agreement with your line manager and the needs of the role, with at least 4 core hours worked between 0900 – 1700 hours.

Note: We reserve the right to amend the application closing date.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Porth Gofal – Targeted Intervention Services

We are at the core of Ceredigion’s through-age social care provision and we focus on ensuring that each individual receives the intervention that is best placed to meet their needs or, where necessary, guide them to early help or specialist services. Our functions include:
Porth Gofal Intake and Triage Team

  • Targeted Intervention Services
  • Fostering Services
  • Residential and Day Care Services
  • Housing Services
  • Integrated Community Equipment Stores
  • Emergency Duty Team
Canolfan Rheidol
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