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Housing Options Officer

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £15.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    5179071_1625523685

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Housing Options Officer

As a Housing First Officer you will provide a flexible person centred approach to support homeless clients with multiple and complex needs accepted for a Housing First service. Your personalised support will enable the customers to sustain a tenancy and address any other needs that are identified.

If you have experience of casework with vulnerable people with multiple complex needs and working in partnership with a variety of agencies to meet the needs of this customer group we would like to hear from you.

To provide a flexible person centred approach to support homeless clients with multiple and complex needs accepted for a Housing First service.
* To provide a personalised support service which will enable the customers to sustain a tenancy and address any other needs that are identified.
* To use the knowledge and understanding of the Council's housing and community care procedures along with knowledge of housing support services to provide advice, assistance and ongoing flexible support to multiple complex needs customers accepted for a Housing First Service.
* To provide advice, support and access to relevant Housing Options, benefits and other entitlements available to Housing First Customer.
* To ensure the customer can maintain the tenancy provided by linking the customer into all available support available in Southwark.
* To liaise with private landlords to secure and maintain accommodation for the customer
* To liaise with all statutory partners in health, housing, social care, police and support providers to ensure the customer can maintain the tenancy provided.