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Housing Allocations Officer - Loughborough

Job Title: Housing Allocations Officer - Loughborough
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Loughborough
Salary: £14 per hour
REF: PM736312
Contact Name: Parbej Miah
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Housing Allocations Officer – Loughborough (Temp Vacancy)

Umbrella Rate: £14.00ph

Full-Time (37 hours)

Job Purpose:

  • Select applicants for the allocation of Council properties and nomination to Housing Association properties under supervision of Principal Housing Officer (Assessment and Development). 
  • Assess and investigate Housing Register and Housing Transfer applications. 
  • Assist other Housing Officers as required with the assessment and investigation of homeless applications and ensure that Council policies are followed in the allocations process.  


  • Undertake the allocation of properties, in accordance with Council policies and procedures.         
  • Monitor progress of void properties, and liase with the Maintenance and Works Division to facilitate new tenancy arrangements at the earliest opportunity.          
  • Deal with day to day allocations, Housing Register and Housing Transfer enquiries from applicants and tenants and conduct interviews and home visits as required.  
  • Investigate and assess Housing Register and Housing transfer applications.
  • Carry out administrative procedures relating to the lettings process and produce statistical information on homelessness, allocations, voids etc.
  • Assist the other housing officers, as required , with the investigation of claims of homelessness, giving appropriate advice, undertaking associated case work and issuing written notification of decisions.          
  • Receive enquiries outside office hours and advise on the most appropriate course of action, as part of the overall housing management function.  
  • Assist other housing officers as required, with the allocation and management of temporary accommodation.
  • Deliver an effective and appropriate service to all service users, fairly and without discrimination.   
  • As a term of your employment you can be required to undertake such other duties commensurate with your grade, and/or hours of work, as may reasonably be required of you at your initial place of work or at any other of the Authority's establishments.
  • Responsible for protecting and managing information securely, and reporting breaches or suspected information security breaches, in line with Council policies.

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Parbej Miah 07435336299.