Housing Options Officer

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
South West England
Salary
18.00 - 25.00 GBP Hourly + GBP18 - GBP25/hour
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Category
Public Sector
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client, who is a well established organisation, in a beautiful part of the country is looking for a Housing Options Officer on a two to three month contract. The hours of work are 37.5 per week and are 9-5 and are looking to interview for this role as soon as possible and start immediately.

Duties will include (but not limited to):
* Acting as first point of contact for homeless clients and dealing with initial queries
* Assessing if homeless applicants need emergency accommodation or arranging future appointments
* Investigating cases of homelessness and interviewing people threatened with homelessness
* Assessing homeless applications and making s184 decisions
* Providing advice on housing options to prevent homelessness in the first instance
* Liaising with specialist support providers and contacting landlords on the behalf of clients threatened with homelessness to prevent this where possible

If this role is of interest then please do get in touch with either Andrew Golder or James Earl on (Apply online only)