Housing Options Triage Officer ??? Staffordshire

15.00 - 20.00 GBP Hourly + GBP15 - GBP20/hour Negotiable depending upon experience
30 Jul 2018
27 Aug 2018
Public Sector
Contract Type
My client, based in Staffordshire is looking for a talented Housing Options Triage Officer for an immediate start. Working directly on the frontline, you will be the first point of call for clients who are at risk of homelessness / homeless. Working to the Homeless Reduction Act (HRA) guidelines, you will interview, investigate and assess each client.

About the role:

* Working alongside the Housing Options Manager and the wider team you will assess clients who are homeless / at risk of homelessness
* Using your previous working knowledge of the Homeless Reduction Act (HRA), you will interview, investigate and diagnose clients Housing issues
* With your previous time management skills, you will organise appointments alongside walk-in cases for clients in the area
* You will use your knowledge and experience of the local area to made accurate recommendation to third-party organisations were appropriate

About you:

* Previous experience of working within Housing Options
* A thorough working knowledge of the Homeless Reduction Act
* Existing knowledge of the 5 tests of Homelessness
* Effective communication skills - both written and verbal

If you have previous experience of working within a Housing Options / Homelessness environment and have a genuine passion for tackling the Homelessness crisis; then don't hesitate to apply. My client is looking to interview ASAP