£19 per hour
Full Time Contract
We are seeking a Review Officer to carry out high quality, timely reviews of homelessness decisions under section 202 of the Housing Act 1996. The role involves managing own casework in association with all reviews carried out, keeping detailed case notes, liaising with the customer and their advocates, and responding to solicitors and other correspondence. The carrying out of statutory and non-statutory reviews aim to support innovation within homelessness services through application of best practice housing and homelessness solutions.
Key skills include:-
- Specialist knowledge of the law relating to homelessness as covered by the 1996 Housing Act and the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017
- Extensive experience of working with people who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, in housing need and/or living in unsatisfactory housing.
- Experience carrying out interviews, investigations and negotiations.
- Knowledge of private sector housing, security of tenure, protection from eviction and housing standards.
For more information, please contact Shona on 01615491999