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Housing Options Officer

  • Location:

    Loughborough

  • Sector:

    Civil Engineering & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £16.96 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ440421_1629146048

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-15

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Housing Options Officer

Akton Recruitment has an opening for a Housing Options Officer

* Investigate and assess the needs of homeless and other housing applicants.

* Determine priorities and allocate properties.

* Offer advice and assistance on housing options and ensure Council policies and procedures are followed in the allocations and assessment process.

* Delivery of an effective and appropriate service to all service users, fairly and without discrimination.


Purpose of Job:
Investigate and assess the needs of homeless and other housing applicants, determine priorities and allocate
properties, offer advice and assistance on housing options and ensure Council policies and procedures are
followed in the allocations and assessment process.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Interview homeless applicants; assess homeless applications in accordance with legislation and case
law; undertake necessary investigations into homeless applications and make recommendations for
final decisions.
2. Assess and process Housing register/Transfer Applications in accordance with legislation and council
policy.
3. Deal with enquiries from housing applicants; conduct interviews in the office, at the person's home or
on site.
4. Assist in the allocation of council property as required.
5. Allocate temporary accommodation and oversee management procedures including the payment of
charges.