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South Cambridgeshire District Council is a great place to work, offering many employee benefits such as pension schemes, flexible and remote working opportunities and cycling to work schemes. The location of SCDC is at Cambourne and offers a free car park for staff, so no need to pay for parking. The office is a large, open plan office covering three floors. There is a canteen in the building where you can get breakfast, lunch and snacks, you can also buy Mexican food (for example) from pop up cafes that come to the business park from time to time. Working for Affordable Homes We are an ambitious Council with an exciting agenda for the future. We want to improve the quality of life for our residents whilst developing new sustainable communities and driving economic growth and prosperity. We value: • Connecting people, places, partnerships and working together • Integrity and honesty to ensure that we are open and accountable • Dynamic approach to the delivery of services with drive and energy • Innovative people who like doing things differently and better Embracing the Values framework will ensure that the Council is an effective, positive and supportive place to work. South Cambridgeshire District Council Vision and Values The Council’s overarching vision for housing in South Cambridgeshire is to be the best housing service by providing good quality housing across all tenures that is accessible to all - that enhances residents’ quality of life, their health and wellbeing, that supports economic growth and social opportunities, alongside improved energy security and reduced carbon footprints. If you thrive on change and you share our passion for high performance, for continuous improvement and for exceptional standards of customer service, we would love to receive an application from you.
Possible Start Date: 19/11/2018
Programme Duration: 18 months.
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You will be working within Property Services in the Asset Management Team , providing admin support to various teams that manage the maintenance and improvement works to over 5,750 council homes. We have a number of exciting projects, enhancing the quality of many of our housing stock thus improving the quality of life for many of our tenants.
The successful candidates roles and responsibilities will include but may not be limited to the following;
A minimum of 3 GCSE’s or equivalent grades A-C to include Maths and English - preferred but not required as full on the job training will be provided.
There are many prospects for the candidate, either in Affordable Homes or indeed, across the Council in other departments. At the Council we are keen to keep hold of staff and aid them through development, via training and support. If the candidate is successful in finding a job within Affordable Homes there is the opportunity to study for Chartered Institute of Housing industry specific qualifications.
Office Opening Hours: 8.00am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday Including study leave to attend Cambridge Regional College as required, in line with the Council’s Corporate Policy and in consultation with the college
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