Housing Lodgings Officer

Up to £10,000
09 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title: Housing (Lodgings) Officer

Salary: £7573 (Pro Rata £18,933) per annum

Location: Home based, covering Colchester and Babergh areas

Job type: Part Time, Permanent

Hours: 15 hours per week

About Solo Housing:

Solo Housing is a registered charity providing housing and support to vulnerable homeless people in East Anglia. We are looking to recruit a Lodgings Officer to join our experienced and expanding Lodgings Team.

Lodgings Officer – Role Description and Responsibilities:

  • The primary objective of the post is to secure and access suitable lodging accommodation for single homeless people.
  • As a Lodgings Officer you will be responsible for finding suitable landlords for our lodgings register and housing clients in the Colchester and Babergh Districts.
  • The post is home-based but will be covering Colchester and Babergh.
  • 15 Hours per week to be mutually agreed.

Lodgings Officer – Essentials Skills and Requirements:

  • Applicants must have the ability to assess a person’s housing needs and suitability for lodgings.
  • Experience of working in a customer focussed environment.
  • Own transport and a full driving licence are essential as well as good IT skills.
  • An enhanced DBS check will also be required.
  • Must have a positive and creative approach towards obtaining lodgings accommodation.
  • Ability to work flexibly (some appointments may be early evening for those who are working)

The Next Step & How to Apply

To join the team the next step is to submit a CV via the Apply button below. On receipt of your CV an application form and supporting documents will be emailed to you for your completion.

Closing date: Friday 11th January 2019.

Solo Housing Aims to be an equal opportunities employer.