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Housing Assistant

  • Reference: EC187
  • Salary: £22,083.00 - £24,582.00 per annum
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Posted on: 15 September 2020
  • Interview date:
  • Division: Crawley Homes
  • Positions: 1
  • Grade: D - E
  • Working hours: 37 per week
  • Closing date:
  • Location: The Boulevard, Crawley
  • Category: Housing
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About the role

This is an excellent career opportunity within our Crawley Homes division to assist with all aspects of housing management issues and adding value to the customer experience.

The role of Housing Assistant supports the division with the control of the council’s rent debit, therefore previous administrative and financial experience or strong mathematical aptitude is essential. 

Day to day you will be dealing with queries from members of the public in sometimes difficult circumstances therefore you should have a common sense approach and a strong commitment to customer care. 

It is essential that you possess good communication skills and can demonstrate self-motivation, initiative and team work. A good working knowledge of ICT systems is essential, including proven experience of Word and Excel. You will have the ability and confidence to communicate effectively with customers both on the phone and face to face.  

We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible, as we may close this advert before the stated closing date if enough applications are received.

Employee benefits

We offer a generous employee benefits package, with a range of discounts, benefits and wellbeing incentives to suit everyone.

Our way of working

Crawley Borough Council 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. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

Our shared values and behaviours reflect the special nature of our council. We encourage all colleagues to put them into practice, whatever job they do. Take a look to see if we are the perfect match.

Safer recruitment

Crawley Borough Council 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. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

How to apply

Click the Apply button to complete your application online. Please ensure that the reference details you supply are for your current or most recent employer and that any gaps in employment are covered on your application form. Please note that CVs will not be accepted without a fully completed application form.

For an informal conversation or further information regarding the role, please email Asad Raja or call on 01293 438755.

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