Senior Homeless Caseworker

Recruiter
Ackerman Pierce
Location
Enfield
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
14 Sep 2020
Closes
17 Sep 2020
Ref
1693525772
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
My client is seeking an experienced candidate that can assess initial homeless assessments under Part 6 and 7 of the Housing Act 1996 and make section 184 decisions. A comfortable case load size and good working conditions to be able to carry out all aspects of a Homeless Prevention officers' role. Strong knowledge of Housing and Homelessness acts. The client understands the pressures of the position and is keen to support all team members.

The team are looking for an experienced candidate that can add quality amongst knowledgeable peers. The Senior Homeless Caseworker will be supported into a case load by the team manager helping with any policies and procedures that they may not be familiar too. Leading your own cases with the freedom to assess and deal with your work as best works for you. The team are looking for a candidate that can quickly adapt to their way of working and hit the ground running

Duties Includes:
  • Experience carrying out Part 6 and 7 assessments under the Housing Act 1996
  • Making section 184 decisions based part 6 and 7 assessments.
  • Creating personal housing plans with individual clients to assist them in resolving their homelessness under the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017
  • Writing decision letters ceasing duty towards applicants for rent arrears, anti-social behaviour or abandonment under s.193(6)
  • Providing appropriate homeless prevention and relief advice where appropriate

If you have previous experience in these areas and keen to develop your knowledge further this is a perfect team for you. Management that are willing to help all case managers be the best they can possibly along with a strong hour rate.

Ackerman Pierce can guarantee a weekly payment service and a 1-2-1 account manager during your time with the agency. We will also pay for your DBS if we place you and keep it up to date during your time with us. Including an Ackerman Pierce welcome pack to.

If you are interested in the role or have any further questions, please contact the housing department at Ackerman Pierce on