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Housing Service Senior Administrator

Homelessness Prevention Team, County Hall, Newport

Grade 7, £22,183 to £23,541 per annum

Contact: Telephone 01983 823134 or email callcentre@iow.gov.uk if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

Vacancy Reference: 50066296

Closing Date: 18/06/2021

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent 


We are seeking to appoint a senior administrator within the Housing Needs Service who will be required to provide a range of senior administrative duties and support functions. 


You will be required to supervise the Choice Based Lettings Team and functions that relate to this service area, in addition to providing administrative support across the Housing Need Service. 


You will be required to organise and minute confidential and sensitive information that contain complex information to a high standard, therefore proven organisation and minute taking skills are essential.


You must also have excellent IT skills and intimate knowledge of a variety of IT packages, including Microsoft Excel, and be able to create complex report and communicate the findings of these both verbally and in writing.  A flexible approach to work and a willingness to learn is essential as is the ability to work within a team and under pressure.


For further information or an informal discussion please contact Jem Seaward on: 01983 821000 ext 6929.


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This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.


The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.  The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.


In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.


In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.