£16 per hour
Full Time Contract
We are seeking a Registration Officer to complete assessments of applications to join the Housing Register. This will involve assessing households who do not qualify for the housing register and providing alternative housing options advice, completing medical assessment for applications for preference on medical grounds, determining an application's effective date and level of preference, and notifying applicants on the decisions of their applications. The position is fundamental to the provisions of allocations processes across the range of areas affecting vulnerable customers on the housing register, in temporary accommodation, and who are being assisted into the private rented sector to prevent homelessness. A DBS check is required for this role. The position will be remote, with office working expected 1-2 days a week, though this may be subject to change.
Key Skill and Requirements include:-
- Knowledge of legislation relating to homelessness, welfare, and housing.
- Understanding of access to and allocations of Social Housing.
- Experience of working with vulnerable customers and providing support.
- Experience of carrying out interviews, investigations, and negotiations.
For more information, please contact Shona on 01615491999