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Housing Adviser

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  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

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  • Salary:

    Up to £16.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Housing Adviser

Akton Resourcing has a role for a Housing Adviser in Stroud


? Undertake interviews and operational prioritisation procedures related to
maintaining the Housing Register within HomeseekerPlus- the county wide
choice based lettings scheme-, monitoring adverts placed by partner social
landlords (Registered Providers) and allocating the Council's own stock
? Investigate and make decisions on all aspects of homelessness applications
under the relevant legislation, guiding Housing Advice assistants, recording
and monitoring data for government statistical returns, B&B/temporary
accommodation placements.
? Assist the Homelessness Prevention Officers in all aspects of homelessness
prevention and delivery of the Council's Homelessness Strategy.
? Provide housing advice services to applicants, landlords, legal and financial
institutions and other agencies concerning housing law and the local housing
? To work towards optimum efficiency and in line with legislation, the Code of
Guidance, case law and good practice guidelines.
Work subject to deadlines involving changing problems, circumstances or demand.


? Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
? A knowledge of relevant tenancy and homelessness legislation
? An understanding of administrative processes and systems
? Experience of managing budgets and expenditure.
? Experience of working with the public