We are looking to recruit the right individual to provide 12 months cover for our Housing Strategy Officer. Our Housing Strategy was updated in October 2021 and the role will be instrumental in supporting the wider housing service to develop specific projects to ensure the realisation of the priorities set out in the strategy and assist to identify and progress funding opportunities.
Applicants will have
Experience of developing, reviewing and updating of Local Authorities Housing Strategies, an awareness of relevant housing legislation and emerging policies to ensure the Council maintains an up-to-date, relevant and well-informed approach to strategic housing. A knowledge of maintaining a robust and relevant evidence base and use of such to determine both current and future housing needs across all client groups including vulnerable people.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Gillian Taylor – Housing Team Leader (01782) 742563.