Housing Advice Officer

Eden Brown Synergy
12.85 - 16.00 GBP Hourly
15 Sep 2017
25 Sep 2017
Contract Type
My client based in Warwickshire is looking for a Housing Advice Officer.

Responsibilities include:

- Prevention of Homelessness - To take action to prevent homelessness occurring, and to use agreed homelessness prevention policies to minimise the need for the Council to use its own accommodation. The post holder will be required to provide proactive homeless prevention service through the provision of comprehensive housing and welfare advice. The post holder will also be required to provide a home visit service to all customers who are threatened with parental/family eviction.

- Homelessness Service - To administer and discharge the Council's obligations to people threatened with or experiencing homelessness. Each individual application is considered in the context of the Council's legal duties and that any accommodation provided is provided in the most cost effective way. The postholder will be required to conducting in depth interviews under Part VII of the Housing Act 1996 as amended by the Homelessness Act 2002.

- Housing Advice - To provide housing advice and housing options in order to maximise the customers housing opportunities. To attend multi-agency meetings and external agency drop in sessions when required.

This role is initially for 3 months with a view to extend.

Must have Full valid driving license and access to a car.

No DBS required.

If you are interested in the role then please forward your CV to or ring for more information.

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