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Resources Caseworker

  • Employer: Guildford Borough Council
  • Reference: 2/24/279373
  • Published: Wed 01/05/2024, 15:43 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 29/05/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 13.50 hours
  • Salary: £9,717.45 - £10,480.38 for 13.5 hours per week
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Millmead House Offices, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB, Surrey

We are seeking to appoint a Resources Caseworker (Legal Assistant) for 13.5 hours per week for an interesting, varied and challenging role.  Working within a team of Caseworkers you will provide a comprehensive and efficient administrative service.

What you need to succeed in this role:

At a minimum, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • A proactive approach, with strong administrative skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and confidence in dealing with people at all levels
  • A conscientious attitude and excellent attention to detail
  • Good organisational skills, the ability to multi task and prioritise work effectively
  • A good standard of numeracy, literacy and IT skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • The desire to learn and adapt quickly to new systems and processes

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Process right to buy applications, liaising with teams across the Council to ensure deadlines are met and applications are dealt with in compliance with relevant legislation
  • Instruct the Council’s valuers to report on the market value of the properties concerned
  • Dealing with various matters relating to ex Council houses/flats e.g. consents for alterations, right of first refusal etc.
  • Dealing with general queries from other teams within the Council in respect of land ownership, boundary queries etc.
  • Maintain accurate records and update the relevant systems and databases
  • Prepare Legal documents for signing/sealing under instruction from Legal Specialists
  • Respond to email enquiries from conveyancing solicitors regarding management packs, co-ordinating the responses from specialists across the organisation
  • Provide support as required for other officers within the caseworker team

What's in it for you?

We are a diverse organisation delivering a wide range of services and employing people with an even broader range of skills.  We are eager to attract the best so we offer well established flexible working arrangements including hybrid working and flexi time.  We also offer many other benefits including local government pension scheme, health and wellbeing initiatives, in-house training and development and access to a discounts off a range of well known high street shops and supermarkets.  This role attracts an annual leave entitlement of 22 days pro rata plus bank holiday entitlement.

If you would like to know more about the role email sonay.panahian-jand@guildford.gov.uk

About Guildford

Guildford is a regional centre for leisure, business, education, shopping and culture set in beautiful countryside that includes the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Guildford is a thriving market town and is a principal shopping destination with a vibrant night time economy. The town’s geographical location provides excellent transport links in all directions, London is just 30 minutes away on the train and the town is well-served by frequent bus routes and subsidised Park and Ride facilities.  All of this contributes to a quality of life that attracts many people to live, work in and visit Guildford.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and post-holders to share this commitment.  To fulfil this commitment we have robust systems in place for the safe recruitment of staff and volunteers.

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  • Reference form for posts with DBS check (enhanced or regulated only)
  • Reference Form for posts with no DBS standard or enhanced check
  • Job Profile

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  • Employer: Guildford Borough Council
  • Reference: 2/24/279373
  • Published: Wed 01/05/2024, 15:43 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 29/05/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 13.50 hours
  • Salary: £9,717.45 - £10,480.38 for 13.5 hours per week
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Millmead House Offices, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB, Surrey

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