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Housing Assessment Officer

  • Location:

    Bedford

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £25.72 - £25.75 per day

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    5179956_1631050963

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-07

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Housing Assessment and Advice Officer

Job Purpose

To deliver a customer-focused, professional and effective Housing Needs and Options assessment and advisory service to meet the Council's targets and Statutory Homelessness duties. Responsible for ensuring that all enquiries for assessment are thorough and undertaken sensitively and professionally and that sound Statutory Homelessness and cost effective Prevention decisions are made in a timely manner to prevent and relieve homelessness. Homelessness prevention includes assessments for Prevention Loans, the Housing Register, Supported People Housing or Gypsy and Traveller Site access.