Community Housing Officer – INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

Vacancy Information It is East Lothian Council’s policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale. Salary £25877 – £29162 per annum (£14.18-£15.98 per hour) Permanent full time position 35 hours per week Days of Work: Monday – Friday To start ASAP INTERNAL ONLY Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of East Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us) Job Details As part of the wider Community Housing Service, to provide front line housing management services and housing advice to tenants, tenant/resident groups or their representatives Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under ‘Related Documents’) for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form. You must ensure you meet every ‘essential’ criteria stated on the Person Specification to reach the interview stage. In cases where the majority of applicants meet all the essential criteria, the desirable criteria will be used to form a final short-leet. Job Requirements Relevant Qualifications Educated to HNC in Housing or equivalent and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience. Driving Licence As the duties of this role require you to effectively travel to successfully undertake the full remit of the role, you must hold a current driving licence and have access to a vehicle.* (*Where a disability precludes you from obtaining a driving licence, ELC will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability.) Disclosure This post involves accessing the public services network, therefore the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council. Please note: If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the website. Additional Information For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link: If you have any difficulties creating an account on MyJobScotland or applying for this post please contact the MyJobScotland support team via this link . If you require further information about this vacancy, please call, or email us on Please note: we do not accept CV’s. There is no function to allow you to upload a CV to MyJobScotland and we do not accept CV’s by post or email. All our vacancies must be applied for by completing the on-line application form.