Housing Register Officer

Location Shefford
Discipline: Public Sector
Job type: Contract
Salary: £Up to £14 per hour
Contact name: Shona Inglis

Contact email: singlis@novaxrecruitment.com
Job ref: RQ457747_1636624341
Published: 19 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Housing Register Officer
£14 per hour
Full Time Contract

We are seeking a Housing Register Officer to specialise in housing register decisions, allocations, homelessness, and including illegal evictions, harassment and other private sector housing functions. There will be some working from home with the need for travel into the office a few times a week.

Main responsibilities include:-

  • Managing the Housing Register by prioritising applications in accordance within policy.
  • Advising on most appropriate housing solutions for customers having regard to prevention and relief of homelessness.
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge on the availability of housing in the local area to provide well informed housing register advice.
  • Analysing, verifying and processing Housing Register applications and respond to customer enquiries under the Housing Allocation Scheme.

Key Skills and Requirements include:-

  • Knowledge of Housing Allocations Legislation and practice.
  • Knowledge of Part VI, Part VII Housing Act 1996.
  • Experience of assessing and verifying housing applications.
  • Dedication to improving service delivery with a customer focus by providing real solutions for people in housing need.

For more information, contact Shona on 01615491999