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Case Manager – Tenancy Management x 2 roles

Job Ref: CMTM2
Location: Taunton (and locality base, various Somerset West and Taunton offices)
Salary: Grade F £26,999 to £28,785 per annum
Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week
Contract: Permanent

Closing date for application forms: 24 August 2020 at 9am

Interviews: w/c 7 September 2020

Somerset West and Taunton Council own and manage 5700 social rented homes. This is an exciting opportunity to work within our tenancy team.

We are looking for case managers with the necessary skills, ability and behaviours, who will able to work flexibly as service demands require.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiast individual who is passionate about the delivery of housing services, with a good knowledge of housing law, managing both secure and introductory tenancies and tackling low level nuisance. You will be committed to empowering our residents to self-serve and will recognise that for most new tenants their first real contact with Somerset West and Taunton is when they sign up for their tenancy. Investing time to get tenancies off to the right start has an impact on sustaining a successful tenancy.

Good interpersonal skills, empathy and sound judgement are essential in this role. You will need to be organised and self-motivated but also a good team player. We are looking for applicants who can demonstrate an adaptable and flexible approach, a positive attitude and an ability to work on your own initiative.

For more information on the post, please contact HR on 0300 304 8000.

Benefits of working with the Council

The Authority offers flexible and agile working, with excellent technology to support this. The council offices provide a pleasant, comfortable and modern working environment and a fleet of pool cars for use on official business. The Council offer a generous annual leave entitlement as well as an option to purchase additional annual leave. Other benefits include the Local Government Pension Scheme, payment of professional subscription if required for the role, an Employee Assistance Programme, access to My Staff Shop which include salary sacrifice schemes, discounts and deals. Employees also are eligible for free use of the gym and swimming pool during off peak times and discounted gym and swimming membership at peak times. A relocation allowance may apply if eligible.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please view our website and download and complete the Application Form and Recruitment Monitoring Forms in line with the Job Description.

Completed Application Forms and Recruitment Monitoring Forms should be emailed to applications@somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk quoting the job reference number.

Please note we do not accept CVs.