Current vacancies - Housing Options and Allocations Apprentice

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Housing Options and Allocations Apprentice
Service and Directorate
Housing Options and Allocations
£11,228.50 per annum raising to £18,328.50 after year 1 dependent on age
Weekly hours
The Job
Demand on the housing options and allocations team is high and in this apprenticeship role you will support the teams to keep on top of the workload whilst also studying towards a Business Administrator (Level 3) Apprenticeship.

The housing allocations team allocates social housing in Cherwell. We assess thousands of applications to the housing register every year and allocate hundreds of homes. A key part of your role will be to help maintain the housing register, ensuring that records are accurate and up to date, amending and updating housing register applications in a timely way.

Alongside your day to day work you will attend a structured learning programme to gain a Level 3 Apprenticeship and you will transfer the knowledge and skills gained from the learning programme to the workplace.
The Person
We are seeking a person who is reliable, with a good attendance record at a previous work or education setting. You will have good IT skills to produce letters, emails and understand new IT systems. You will also need to have good communication skills to speak to members of the public and your colleagues in person, over the phone or by email. Above all you will need to demonstrate a commitment to develop your skills in the workplace and to study towards a new qualification. Relevant work experience is desirable not but essential.
The Benefits
The Council is an equal opportunities employer and has flexible working practices.
• A generous annual leave entitlement
• Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
• Cycle to work scheme (after one years’ service)
• Incremental pay award (awarded annually in April after one years’ service)
Closing date
Sunday 21 August 2022
Interview date
Additional information
For more information please contact Paul France – Senior Housing Officer – 01295 227088
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