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Housing Options Officer

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  • Sector:

    Housing Needs, Housing & Property Services

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  • Consultant:

    Claire Harrison

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Housing Options Officer - working from home

Full time, Temporary,


Do you have up-to-date Housing Needs knowledge?

The opportunity has arisen to join an organisation based in Derbyshire

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Working alongside the Housing Options team and key Housing contacts
  • Supporting the delivery of robust Housing and Homelessness strategies
  • Keeping up-to-date with changing legislation, national policy shift and local influences
  • Monitoring and ensuring contractor compliance
  • Considering and assessing homeless applications in accordance with the Housing Act 1996 Part 7 as amended by the Homeless Reduction Act 2017
  • Investigating, assessing, assisting and advising customers on their housing options
  • Actively working with clients to prevent their homelessness
  • Negotiating with landlords, parents and other agencies, both statutory and non-statutory to find the best solutions to clients housing needs

The ideal candidate is:

  • Working or worked in a Housing Needs organisation
  • Has an understanding of safeguarding procedures relating to children/young people and vulnerable adults

Do you believe that you have the skills and experience described?

If so, please apply now

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