Part Time Homelessness Officer

Badenoch & Clark
£25,000 - £29,999
13 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
A fantastic opportunity has emerged for a specialist homelessness officer to join one of our key West Sussex based Local Authorities in a temporary role for the next 3 months.

Based in Crawley, this is a part time role (18 hours per week, two and a half days per week) and the client is keen to recruit a candidate with previous experience of:

* Carrying out thorough homelessness investigations.
* Part VII 1996 Act (updated) and producing good quality section 184 decisions.
* Part 7 of the Housing Act/The Homelessness Act 2002/Localism Act 2011.
* Immigration rules including EU national regulations.
* Prioritising work load in order to keep caseload to an optimum.
* Letter writing skills - S184s and 'Mohamed' letters.

Strong interviewing and communication skills, both verbal and in writing are very important requirements for this post. Good investigation skills are also needed as the successful candidate will be needed to contact other agencies such as the Home Office, Hospitals and Solicitors. Good IT skills and the ability to learn quickly are important too as this service is now operating a paperless system.

Only applicants who feel they meet the above criteria, and are happy to work part time in West Sussex need apply for this post.

Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.
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