TEMPORARY HOUSING ASSISTANT - Fixed Term Contract to September 2016
Salary Scale: 2-3 (from £15,207 per annum)
An opportunity has arisen for a full-time Housing Assistant working in the Operations Team within Barrow Borough Council’s Housing Service, contracted to September 2016. The role will be to support the team by being the first point of contact for customer enquiries to ensure our customers are dealt with professionally and effectively, and to provide clerical support.
The successful applicant will be customer-focused, self-motivated and a hard working team player, possessing excellent interpersonal skills to provide a first class service to our customers face-to-face and by phone.
You must have previously worked in a customer-centred environment providing a front-line service in the housing sector or other relevant field and be able to demonstrate effective IT and keyboard skills, coupled with the ability to prioritise a demanding workload effectively.
The successful candidate will be automatically enrolled in the Local Government Pension Scheme and will be required to obtain a Basic Disclosure from Disclosure Scotland.
Should you wish to have an informal discussion about the post, please telephone Caroline Wagstaff, Assistant Operations Manager, on 01229 876310.
To apply for the above vacancy you need to complete an application form. Please visit the Council’s Intranet site http://intranet/hr/job-vacancies/ where this can be downloaded or www.yourcumbriajobs.co.uk to apply online.
Any queries please contact the HR Department, Town Hall, Duke St, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria on (01229) 876543.
Closing date for applications: Monday 16th November 2015