Housing Strategy Officer (Part Time)

Job details

General information



Closing Date


Service Area



Service Area

Planning & housing Strategy

Vacancy Details


Planning/Housing/Building Control - Prof - Planning/Housing/Building Control - Prof

Job Title

Housing Strategy Officer (Part Time)



Salary Range (£ pro rata for part time roles)

BBU08 27,344 - 30,151

Contract Type

Part time permanent

Contract Hours


Job Advert

As our part time Housing Strategy Officer, you will use your sound working knowledge of housing policy, management and / or development issues to collect and analyse housing data and draft strategies and other housing related documents based upon it. You will assist with internal and external consultation on draft strategies and, once adopted, assist with the monitoring of related action plans. You will collect data for statutory government returns and ensure it is submitted accurately and on time and also assist with the implementation of the Council’s Empty Homes Programme when required.

A well organised team player, who can also work independently, you will have excellent numeracy, research and analytical skills and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages. You will have the literary skills necessary to craft logical and articulate documents based upon the findings of your research.

Queries should be directed to Tracey Barrett, Team Leader Housing Policy, Development and Viability (01234) 718572 Tracey.barrett@bedford.gov.uk


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 in business critical

For further information, please email recruitment.team@bedford.gov.uk

Additional Vacancy Information

Allowance (pro rata for part time roles)


Work Pattern


Is this an enhanced DBS role?


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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

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CV Template

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Selection Criteria Template

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