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Vacancy Details

Housing Options Administrative Support Officer

Rochford District Council
£24,799 – £26,317 per annum pro rata
Rochford, Essex
Working Pattern:
Part Time
31.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
07/07/2020 at 17:00
Rochford District Council

Our culture and values

We like our staff to be proactive and innovative. Being customer focused and willing to maximise your potential at work are expected. We all work together to achieve the very best for our residents which sometimes means getting involved in projects and trying new tasks outside of your day to day job role. We love our staff to suggest new ideas and to have enthusiasm to try out new experiences.

The job role

Are you an enthusiastic, reliable and an organised person who is ready for a challenging role, then this opportunity with in the Housing Options Team would be suited to you?

We are a small District Council in South East Essex with good public transport links. This is an exciting time to join the Council as we are looking to rationalise our accommodation for the future with an emphasis on mobile and flexible working. 

There is an opportunity to join our busy Housing Options team in this key administrative role to assist the team in delivering excellent housing services to meet the needs of our clients. The successful applicant would take on a role responsible for providing efficient and effective administrative support  to the Housing Options Team.


We are looking for an individual who enjoys working on their own but can also work effectively with in the team which is a key part to this role. You must have a robust working knowledge of Microsoft Office software: Word, Outlook, Excel including spreadsheets and budget control. The successful applicant will have excellent verbal communications skills both on the telephone and face to face.

Experience in working in a busy frontline customer focused environment.

Benefits: Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave, flexi scheme, staff discounts 

For an informal chat please call Jeanette Hurrell on 01702 318069

Closing date: Tuesday 7th July 2020

Interview date: TBC

Currently there are no face to face interviews taking place, however if you are shortlisted details of how the interview will take place will be sent to you ahead of the interview date.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided. It is our policy that if you have not heard back within 3 weeks of the closing date you should assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed