Working for housing

Find information about jobs with our housing investment and asset management team, what we're looking for and how to apply.

About the roles

If you’re looking for a role making a difference to your local community which offers a competitive salary, flexible working and access to the local government pension scheme, our housing investment and asset management team could be for you. 

Now is a great time to join Brighton & Hove City Council as we expand the team to deliver our exciting strategic plans for Housing into the future. 

The housing investment & asset management service delivers a wide range of projects across asset management, sustainability and energy, mechanical & electrical and planned and major capital works for our housing stock of approximately 12,500 properties. 

We’re now looking for enthusiastic people to join us to help improve housing quality and supply, achieve carbon reductions, improve the services and living conditions of our residents and reduce homelessness across the city. 

We’re recruiting to a number of roles across our leadership team, project management, specialist, administrative posts and more. 

We’ll be adding links to all roles to this page as they’re advertised. 

If you share our values and are passionate about delivering quality services to our residents, we’d love to hear from you.

Why work for us

We are a friendly team of around 50 colleagues with varied skills of engineers, construction surveyors and project managers, sustainability, leasehold management, asset management, resident engagement, finance and administration and manage a budget for capital works in the region of £20million+. 

We’re continuing to improve the quality of our council housing through planned and major works programmes. We are also increasing the supply of our housing through new-builds and buy-backs, as part of our drive to increase the number of genuinely affordable, safe, accessible and energy-efficient homes in the city. 

Brighton & Hove is a diverse, cosmopolitan and vibrant city, with deep-rooted shared values of compassion and respect. As an employer, we want to see this diversity reflected in our workforce. 

We believe employing a rich mix of people from a range of different backgrounds with fresh ideas and different perspectives is key to enabling us to continually improve our services to the diverse communities we serve.  


Benefits include:

  • competitive, monthly salaried pay
  • a 37 hour working week
  • full induction with job shadowing as you learn and on-going development
  • paid annual leave
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • family friendly policies and flexible working
  • staff discount scheme and staff travel benefits
  • rental deposit scheme

We'll include the specific details about benefits in each job advert.

What our organisational values mean to us

Collaboration – As a large team we all work together as one team to deliver the best service for our residents.

Efficiency – We work to tight deadlines and must consider how we can use our people and resources most effectively to ensure we meet the needs of our residents. 

Respect – We create a fair and inclusive workplace and recognise the needs and values of both our colleagues and residents.

Customer focus – Bringing the service in-house gives us the opportunity to work towards customer service excellence and put it at the heart of everything we do.

Openness – We encourage individuals to communicate honestly and with integrity when dealing with both internal and external customers. We want to identify areas for improvement and proactively drive change where it's needed in the service.

Creativity – We often need to think fast and create solutions on site and in our planning and organisation.

Interested in a repairs and maintenance apprenticeship?

Come along to our Apprenticeship Experience Event!

9am to 4pm, Friday 14 July
Housing Centre, Unit 1,
Fairway Trading Estate,
Moulsecoomb BN2 4QL

We’ve currently got opportunities for electrical and property maintenance apprentices.

Follow the links to the jobs in the vacancy list below to register your interest in the event, or just come to the Housing Centre to register on the day.

Current job vacancies

We’re currently recruiting the following job roles, you can click on the link to read the full job details:

To apply, just click on the ‘Apply for job’ button at the bottom of the relevant advert.

We’ll add more roles here as they’re advertised.

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