Housing Enabling Officer

Salary:see job description

Closing Date:30/04/2019

This is a Two Year Fixed Term post.

For this role:

You will be mostly office based with some business travel across the district to meetings and site visits including within the Dartmoor National Park. The post holder will be expected to travel throughout the district for which an essential user car allowance will be payable.

What you'll be doing:

Do you want to help us build on our success? We are embarking on exciting times at Teignbridge. Not only are we about to start an affordable housing building programme of our own but also work with our planning partners and communities to provide a wide range of affordable housing products ranging from extra care housing to wheelchair adapted homes, traveller sites and custom build affordable homes.
If you want to be part of a small, busy team carrying out this challenging but rewarding work then this could be the opportunity you have been looking for. In return we are looking for good communication and negotiation skills to work across many departments and with a variety of different communities.

Who we're looking for:

The successful applicant will assist in enabling the delivery of affordable housing across the District, including parts of the Dartmoor National Park to meet identified needs. This work will include negotiation with developers, land owners and Registered Providers as well as securing grant funding and working in partnership with a wide range of stakeholders. You will also have the opportunity to influence the review of the Councils Local Plan in respect of affordable home delivery.
The post holder will be responsible for actively promoting and maximising the development of affordable housing. Applicants will need a working knowledge of housing and planning policy and an understanding of delivery mechanisms. Development viability experience would be an advantage.

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification to inform your application and supporting statement.

Closing date:

Tuesday 30 April 2019

Interview date:

Tuesday 14 May 2019

 

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When this content has been updated

Last updated 15 April 2019