Housing Options Officer

14.05 - 14.05 GBP Hourly + GBP14.05/hour
04 May 2018
01 Jun 2018
Public Sector
Contract Type
Temporary role to commence as soon as possible for an experienced Housing Options Officer, based in Shrewsbury.

The applicant must have experience and be able to:

•Provide prevention advice to those presenting as homeless on the day to the council within the new Homelessness Reduction Act 2018 (HRA).

•Provide prevention advice to clients wishing rehousing and provide housing options in general, support move on.

•Working with agencies to offer housing advice and assistance under the Housing act 1996 Part 6 & 7. And homelessness act 2002 (as amended), HRA 2018

•Assessed homeless referrals from clients within the HRA, telephone clients, arranging Interviews, attend home visits around the County of Shropshire, attend interviews at Council Hubs around the County.

•Referral to support agencies across the County.

•Work with Temporary Accommodation Team to access TA

•Work with Shropshire HomePoint and liaise with clients when accessing CBL scheme.

•Assist clients to source accommodation through partnership agencies across the County.

Hours are full time Monday to Friday, pay rate of GBP14.05 per hour.

For further details please on the role please contact Lisa Jeffrey-Shaw on (Apply online only) or email (url removed)

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