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Senior Housing Options Officer

  • Location

    Derbyshire, England

  • Sector:

    Housing & Property Services, Housing Needs

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  • Consultant:

    Bethan Hall

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Senior Housing Options Officer

Full time, Temporary

January Start

Derbyshire/ Home Based

The opportunity has arisen to join an organisation based within Derbyshire, to deliver a high-performing and effective Housing Options service.

The role will be home based, although IT equipment will be needed to be collected from their Head Office in Derbyshire

Duties of the Senior Housing Options Officer include, but are not limited to:

  • Taking the lead in dealing with complex and challenging cases, making any necessary decisions in line with relevant legislation and best practice
  • Managing a case load of homeless applicants and other front line Housing Options responsibilities, including providing advice on the full range of housing solutions that are available to customers
  • Responding proactively to reports of homelessness and related matters as they develop, intervening and taking the initiative where appropriate
  • Maintaining oversight of the use of temporary accommodation to ensure that it is used to best effect
  • Assisting the Housing Solutions Supervisor in the completion and return of central government statistics, including H-Clic
  • Providing supervisory guidance to Housing Options colleagues
  • Keeping up-to-date with changing legislation, national policy shift and local influences

Essential criteria for the Senior Housing Options Officer includes:

  • Copy of an Enhanced DBS
  • Experience of leading on complex homelessness cases

Please apply now for a January start.

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