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Housing Choices Officer

  • Location:

    Greater London

  • Sector:

    Property

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £25.28 - 25.28 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kevin O'shea

  • Contact email:

    Kevin.oshea@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 034

  • Job ref:

    JO0000039166

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    16/02/2023

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Housing Choices Officer

London

£25/h(umbrella rate) Inside Ir35

3 month initial contract

Do you want to work for a highly motivated local authority planning team who consistently delivers a high level of service?

This newly created role is because of an increase in workload. The local authority is looking to bring in an experienced officer that can hit the ground running with minimal supervision.
The Role:
To make every conceivable effort to prevent homelessness where possible through the provision of tailored advice, advocacy, negotiation, mediation and exploration of all suitable options. To assess complex and vulnerable individuals and families, based on their housing need and make appropriate decisions in accordance with the appropriate legislation (eg Housing Act 1996 (as amended), Homelessness Reduction Act 2017, Children's Act, Care Act and Welfare Befit Reform Act).
 
The post holder will be required to be innovative, dynamic and solutions focussed to prevent clients from becoming homeless and explore all housing options. In addition to this the post holder will contribute to the design and operational practice of the Homelessness Prevention and Advice Service.

This role will move quickly and is unique opportunity to join a growing local authority.

To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV then call Liam Shea on 02393876034 or email kevin.oshea@carringtonwest.com for more information.

If you are a Housing Officer who is interested in job opportunities but this role is not of interest, please still apply then we can consider you for other positions.