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Housing Options

  • Location:

    Ellesmere Port

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £15 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    2020-02-14 00:00:00

Housing Options Officer 
Akton Recruitment currently has an exciting opportunity for a Housing Options Officer to provide a full range of advice on housing options within the housing team of a local authority in Ellesmere Port

Job Role 

To provide a comprehensive and specialist housing advice service to members of the public to prevent homelessness wherever possible. To make use of all available housing resources in order to advise clients of all their housing options, as well as their legal rights. To assess applications for assistance from homeless households in accordance with the 1996 Housing Act, as amended and extended by the Homelessness Act 2002, and the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017, and to use all available resources to discharge the councils’ statutory responsibilities. As a member of the council’s team, contribute to the achievement of the Council’s corporate vision, behaviours and priorities and the development of the Council’s positive high performing culture

The manager is looking for the following –
  • Experience of working with the public (Essential)
  • Housing related experience (Desirable)
  • Experience of working with the public (Essential)
  • Housing related experience (Desirable)
  • A knowledge of housing legislation and housing options (Desirable)
  • Working knowledge of PC’s (e-government) (Desirable)
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines (Essential)
  • High level of oral and written skills (Essential)
  • To have a strong customer focus (Essential)
  • Good ability to work under own initiative (Essential)
  • Ability to work with a multi-functional team (Essential)

If you would like to apply for this position, please send a CV or call 01772 428186 and ask for Jordan for more details.