Senior Enabling Officer


Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£40,221 - £43,421 per annum

Job Highlights
  • At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive.
  • We are looking for someone who is ambitious and wishes to join the Strategy & Enabling Team to help support.
  • 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.
Job Requirements/Description

Contractual hours: 37

We are looking for someone who is ambitious and wishes to join the Strategy & Enabling Team to help support and accelerate the delivery of over 2,000 homes a year, with at least 1000 affordable by 2024 and enhance beyond.

A professional, passionate person who is a good communicator and who can work as part of the broader Housing Delivery Team. Someone who is tenacious in seeking out opportunities for securing and stimulating opportunities or re-shaping proposals to deliver high quality homes and neighbourhoods.

You will have a good understanding of facilitating affordable housing within a Local Government or Registered Provider setting and a knowledge of the range of stakeholders who would be involved. Underpinning this, a sound knowledge of Government policy, both local and central.

You will need to innovate enable and promote affordable housing projects from inception through to completion to achieve affordable housing objectives and meet local housing need by supporting Registered Provider partners and community-led housing organisations. Act as the link between Housing Providers, Development Management, Highways and legal teams to accelerate housing delivery and contribute toward S106 Agreements.

If you think you have the skills for this role, we would welcome an application. 

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 hybrid working arrangements are available, 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.

Bristol City Council
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£40,221 - £43,421 per annum

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