Housing Strategy Officer


Housing Strategy Officer

£21,268 – £24,174 pro rata

18.5 hours per week (flexible pattern)

Permanent Contract



Our Housing Services Team forms part of our Community Services Department. This busy team encompasses the functions of Housing Options and Housing Strategy and has responsibility for both the allocation and development of affordable housing. The role of Housing Strategy Officer focuses on the strategic policies underpinning the work of the department.


We are looking for a motivated individual to join us. This is an important role as it will help to inform future decisions around housing provision in the Blaby District. Up to date knowledge of current Government Policy in regards to affordable housing is essential and any previous experience of working within the housing sector is beneficial, but full training will be given to the successful applicant.

You will be carrying out research, compiling and analysing data and assisting with all aspects of the Housing Strategy Team’s functions.

You will also be working as a member of the wider team, including dealing with general telephone enquiries through to assisting with the preparation of reports to Cabinet or Council.


Please note: If you are a disabled applicant and you meet all of the essential criteria of the Job Description and Person Specification you will be guaranteed an interview.

To find out more about the job and what it is like to work for us, please contact John Crane, Housing Strategy Team Leader on 0116 272 7586 for an informal discussion.

Blaby District Council is situated to the south of Leicester with excellent access to the Midlands and the rest of the country. The Council Offices are in Narborough, just 3 miles from the M1 junction 21.

Blaby District Council want their workforce to reflect the make up the community we serve, and we therefore welcome applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability.

Should you have any technical issues when applying, please call the Human Resources team on 0116 272 7517.



Closing date:           15/01/2018


Interview date:        26/01/2018


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