Housing Solutions Officer
£21 per hour
Full Time Contract
We are seeking a Housing Solutions Officer to provide an effective, professional service offering a full range of advice on housing options in the private and public sector and ensure comprehensive homelessness prevention service. The role involves assessment and investigation of homeless approached and applications in line with statutory duties under the Housing Act 1996 Part 7 and relevant case laws and local policies.
Key Skills and Requirements include:-
- Experience and detailed working knowledge of relevant Lettings, Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 and Housing Act legislation including security of tenure and private tenants' rights; welfare benefits including personal benefits and housing related benefits.
- Ability to devise Personalised Housing Plans, provide advice to customers verbally and in writing and write accurate and comprehensive decisions on own initiative quoting relevant legislation, case law and statutory guidance.
- A good knowledge of services, benefits and support available to homeless people or those experiencing housing problems.
For more information, please contact Shona on 01615491999