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Council Offices West Dunbartonshire Council 16 Church Street Dumbarton, G82 1QL
£39,125.86 - £42,355.93 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

Job Description

This is a fixed term post until 27/06/2025.

West Dunbartonshire Council has an ambitious strategy for meeting housing need and addressing homelessness through developing sustainable housing solutions for our communities. This includes the implementation of our Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan “Home at the Heart”,

We are looking for a high quality individual to lead on the delivery of our Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan 'Home at the Heart' and who will bring added value to a vibrant and dynamic Housing Development and Homelessness Team.

The Senior Housing Development Officer post is a fixed term position for 24 months and will require you to work with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders to shape and implement policies and solutions that will meet our stated objectives. You will have a commitment to achieving best value and meeting wider cross service outcomes, strong written and verbal communication skills, project management experience and enjoy working as part of a team.

West Dunbartonshire offers a family friendly working environment, endeavours to ensure a work life balance and welcomes applications from employees requiring flexibility.

If you are a dedicated housing professional with a Post graduate Diploma in Housing Studies or relevant degree, and successful experience working in a strategic housing environment with an innovative and can do approach to delivering sustainable housing solutions, we look forward to receiving your application.

For an informal chat to discuss this opportunity please contact John Kerr on 07793717981 or

The Individual

WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:

• Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits
• A minimum of 25 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 35 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year
• Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support

Now that you have read the role and what we have to offer, we would love to hear from you. Please use the application to tell us your experience, and why you are the candidate for this role.

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