Enabling Officer


Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£33,024 - £36,648 per annum

Job Highlights
  • Are you ambitious, motivated and keen to pursue a career where you can help accelerate the delivery of affordable housing?
  • We are looking for someone to join the Strategy & Enabling team to help support the Council's ambition to work with partners, local communities.
  • We offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation.
Job Requirements/Description

Are you ambitious, motivated and keen to pursue a career where you can help accelerate the delivery of affordable housing?

We are looking for someone to join the Strategy & Enabling team to help support the Council's ambition to work with partners, local communities, and developers to deliver 1000 affordable homes in 2024 and sustain the momentum going forward.

Our ideal candidate will be organised, a good communicator who conducts themself in a professional manner and comfortable working as part of the Housing Delivery Team.

If you have some understanding about the delivery of affordable housing from either a Local Government, Registered Provider, Developer or Community Led Housing setting, that is a great foundation, although applicants that can demonstrate some insight regarding the residential development process, useful transferable skills and a willingness to learn and develop are also welcome to apply.

Good communication skills and confidence are important as you may be involved in work with local community projects supporting community led housing, as well as gaining professional confidence negotiating with private developers or Registered Providers.

You will support the promotion and enabling of affordable housing projects from inception through to completion to meet the local housing need and act as the link between Housing Providers, Development Management, Highways and legal teams to accelerate housing delivery.

We would also like the you to demonstrate good attention to detail as we collect and analyse relevant housing data on housing need, house prices, track affordable housing delivery and scrutinise legal agreements. Some project management experience would also be an advantage.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation. For the majority of our roles there are hybrid working arrangements, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice - mixing both home and office working.

Join us and you'll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you'll be working in a supportive environment where you'll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

Additional Information.

This is a full-time role, 37 hours per week and is a permanent position. Your working days are Monday to Friday with flexi-time offered. You will work mainly from home but also at BCC's offices at 100 Temple Street, Bristol.

Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£33,024 - £36,648 per annum

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