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Assistant Director of Housing

Designated Workplace:  49 Westgate, Skelmersdale, WN8 8LP
Designated Workstyle:  Flexible Office Based Worker
Salary:  £74,629 to £77,675
Post Type:  Full Time
Hours:  36 per week
Tenure:  Permanent
Published:  Friday 05 July 2024
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Friday 02 August 2024
Reference:  HR-0080-24

Why Us?

West Lancashire Borough Council own and manage circa 6500 homes across the Skelmersdale and Ormskirk areas. The Borough is home to around 117,000 residents, over 4,500 businesses and currently supports just over 49,000 jobs. At West Lancashire Borough Council you will be joining a team that values responsibility, adaptability, and a customer-first approach, all while challenging the status quo to deliver exceptional outcomes for the community. If you are eager to be part of a transformative journey and make a tangible impact, West Lancashire Borough Council welcomes your application.

Your Role!

This newly created role of Assistant Director of Housing here at West Lancashire Borough Council presents a unique opportunity to contribute to the community's Housing Service. With a focus on continuous improvement and tenant involvement, the position is designed for a dynamic individual who values transformation and is eager to lead change. The successful candidate will be instrumental in exceeding regulatory expectations and will work collaboratively with a dedicated team to enhance the lives of residents. By fostering a unified approach, you will help to create a seamless and efficient service delivery that resonates with the Council's commitment to excellence and community well-being. 

This role is not just a job; it's a chance to be part of a council that operates like a family, united in its mission to make a substantial impact on our community. 

What`s in it for you?

We pride ourselves on our friendliness and being a good employer with a range of benefits and employment terms and conditions to suit you. A competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement, the opportunity for hybrid working, Local Government Pension Scheme, work life balance policies, and support for your personal development are just some of the benefits we offer.

To find out more about your new role and for more information about West Lancashire Borough Council, Please follow the link below to access our Assistant Director of Housing Recruitment Pack. 

Recruitment Pack: Assistant Director of Housing

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