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Private Sector Housing Advisor (Fix-term 12 months)

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West Northamptonshire Council
£30,833 - £35,164
Fixed Term
The Guildhall
Closing date:
30 January 2022 at midnight
Can you help private sector tenants remain in their homes?

West Northamptonshire Council have an exciting opportunity for the right person to join our Northampton Housing Options service.

We are looking for an experienced Private Sector Housing Advisor to join our team on a fix-term 12-months contract.

Can you provide private landlords and their tenants with expert, comprehensive advice? Are you able to develop and maintain close working relations with a wide range of services and organisations to achieve positive outcomes? Do you ensure that service delivery is always well co-ordinated and service users kept informed of developments? Are you a high achiever who relishes a challenge? If so, we would like to hear from you.

Based in The Guildhall in the heart of Northampton’s cultural quarter, the Housing Options Service serves a large and diverse community with around one-fifth of residents renting their homes from private landlords.

To meet the requirements of this challenging and exciting role, you will:

• have extensive experience of successfully preventing and relieving homelessness;
• have detailed knowledge and experience of the Homelessness Reduction Act and understand the duties owed to applicants.
• be organised and methodical with a sound knowledge of tenant and landlord legislation, a strong team ethos and a desire to make a positive difference.

Want to know more or chat about our flexible and hybrid working? Please email our Homeless Reduction Manager –

Closing midnight 30 January.


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