housing solutions officer in south east london

posted
job type
temporary
salary
£ 19 per hour
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job details

posted
location
south east london, london
job category
construction & property
job type
temporary
working hours
Full-Time
salary
£ 19 per hour
reference number
HSOSEL2
phone
0203 680 0630
apply now

job description

Housing Solutions Officer

Are you looking to work closer to home? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Housing Solutions Officer based in a Local Authority in South East London.

Post: Housing Solutions Officer

Rate: Circa £19 - £20 an hour

We are looking for an experienced Housing Solutions Officer to act as a dedicated resource to develop and build upon boroughs' existing good practice around providing homelessness prevention earlier upstream, working specifically with key agencies to identify and assist people at high risk of homelessness.

The main duties of the role are as followings;



* To support the Service Co-ordinator and individual borough leads in identifying those key agencies where this would most add value.
* To deliver targeted advice, assistance and support to clients threatened with homelessness, managing a personal caseload of at least 110 clients each year.


* To carry out weekly outreach surgeries to provide a holistic housing and support needs assessment, providing housing and welfare advice and signposting to identified pathways, as well as direct homelessness prevention assistance where appropriate.
* To provide clients with a written record of the advice and guidance provided, along with actions agreed, so serving to pilot the Personal Housing Plans.

Requirements



* Social housing experience.
* Extensive experience of delivering advice and support to prevent homelessness, considering the full range of housing options available to residents.
* Up-to-date detailed knowledge of homelessness legislation, guidance and case law, of the broader housing environment and knowledge of Landlord and Tenant legislation.
* This post requires an Enhanced DBS.

Clients are looking to interview and shortlist shortly, so please submit your CV promptly for consideration.

Please apply with submission of your CV and Abs Valentino from our London CPE office will be in Touch. For more information and a confidential chat about the position, please do not hesitate to call us on 0203 680 0630

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

skills

housing association experience,housing experience,housing,local authority experience