19 days ago
Rural Housing Enabler
Salary: Points: 31 – 35 (£28,655.71 - £31,630.54)
Hours and Contract Type: 37 Hours, Full Time, Permanent
Responsible to: Director Housing and Support
Department: Housing and Support
Closing date: 13 February 2019 (midday)
(Please note that applications received after this deadline will not be accepted).
Interview Date: 21 February 2019
Work within rural communities in Ceredigion (and neighbouring local authorities with respect to the border areas) to assist the strategic housing and planning authority to identify local housing need and find potential viable sites for development of additional affordable housing and possible other uses.
Assist rural communities in Ceredigion and border areas to develop solutions to assist with the long term sustainability of those communities; including re regeneration of existing properties for housing and community use.
Duties and Responsibilities:
To engage with the local authority, community councils, landowners, registered Social landlords and developers to seek opportunities for rural affordable housing development, particularly where those opportunities can be delivered quickly and to promote affordable housing options in rural locations.
To identify affordable housing needs by undertaking local investigations and surveys ensuring the results are fed into appropriate local authority strategies and communicated to all key stakeholders.