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Housing Support Officer

Job details

General information



Closing Date


Service Area


Corporate Services

Service Area

Housing Service Delivery

Vacancy Details


Administration/Clerical - Administration/Clerical All

Job Title

Housing Support Officer



Salary Range (£ pro rata for part time roles)

BBU06 22,369 - 24,054

Contract Type

Part time fixed term

Contract Hours


Contract duration

Fixed term for 1 year

Job Advert

Bedford Council are looking for someone to assist with administration for the Homes with Ukraine (HFU) scheme and in carrying out general administrative duties.  The role is part of a busy Housing Support team and we are looking for a reliable team player.   You must be comfortable working with numbers and competent on Microsoft Office.  We are looking for a well-organised person who enjoys working in a fast-paced housing environment.  The Council’s Housing Needs team is very busy and your responsibilities will include:

·         Using the Council Financial System

·         Arranging payments, purchase orders and processing invoices

·         Maintaining accurate records

·         Other administrative duties


You will  be expected in the office on a Tuesday.  The remaining 1.5 days you will be able to work remotely.  Your days of work will be Tuesday, Friday and Wednesday morning.


If this sounds like you and you would like to work as part of a busy Housing Team then we would love to receive your application.  Please look at the Job Description and tell us how you meet all the criteria for the role.


How to apply

Please upload a current CV and a document detailing how you meet the selection criteria for the role.  The selection criteria can be found in the job profile below.  Optional CV and selection criteria templates are provided below.  If you do not upload both documents the panel may be unable to score your application.


Please note:

The Council will not normally re-employ ex-employees in receipt of:

·         a severance payment (within 12 months of leaving)

·         a local government pension

unless the appointment is business critical

For further information, please email

Additional Vacancy Information

Allowance (pro rata for part time roles)


Work Pattern

Tuesday, Friday and Wednesday morning

Is this an enhanced DBS role?


Is this a politically restricted role?


Is this a customer facing role which requires a fluent English Speaker?


Vacancy Location


Bedfordshire, Bedford Borough Council Recruitment, Bedford


Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford

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Job Profile

Housing Support Officer Job Profile.pdf (626 Kb) Download attachment 

CV Template

CV Template.docx (16 Kb) Download attachment 

Selection Criteria Template

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