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Home Ownership Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

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Job Title: Home Ownership Officer

Salary: Scale 6 £30,483 - £36,936 per annum

Contract: Secondment, Full Time (36 hours)

Location: Wandsworth

An exciting part time opportunity has arisen for a Home Ownership Officer to work as a secondment for 12 months within the Home Ownership Team to assist with the administration of the Council’s sales policy (particularly Right to Buy) and in turn provides public access to low cost and subsidised homeownership opportunities.

About the role 

You must have a general knowledge of Right to buy and preferably have worked in a housing environment. The post will be part of a small friendly team providing public access to a variety of affordable housing schemes such as:

  • Right to Buy 
  • House Purchase Grants 
  • Shared Ownership Nominations Scheme 
  • Intermediate Rent

You must be highly organised, able to multitask and prioritise, numerate, possess very good IT skills, confident, flexible and have excellent interpersonal skills. 

Agile working

At Richmond and Wandsworth Councils, we care more about how you work and what you achieve, rather than where you work on any given day. The difference you can make to our local communities is what really matters most to us, service delivery must always come first. We have carefully considered agile ways of working to provide the best experience for residents, stakeholders and our staff. Our agile working strategy actively supports and encourages a dynamic work environment and daily working experience. Agile working helps put the needs of our staff at the centre of everything we do, so if specific flexible working arrangements helps you with this, feel free to let us know. 

Your wellbeing and the flexible way in which you can work is and will remain a key priority for Richmond and Wandsworth Councils. We want you to thrive and feel empowered in your work! 

Indicative Recruitment Timeline:

Closing Date: Sunday 07th April 2024

Shortlisting Date: W/C 08th April 2024

Interview Date: TBC

Useful Information: 

All internal applicants for this secondment must seek permission from their current line manager before applying. Failure to do so may result in the secondment not being authorised

The application process for this campaign will be anonymised.

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer. 

Important Information: 

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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