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Housing Options Officer

  • Location:

    Dunstable

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £20.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ442481_1629907932

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-24

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Housing Options Officer

Akton Recruitment for Housing Options Officer for Dunstable

Your Role
* Deliver effective advisory & assistance service as part of a comprehensive approach to Housing
Options that meets statutory requirements.
* Negotiate with landlords and other agencies or relevant parties (e.g. family and friends) to ensure
that accommodation does not cease to be available to an applicant whenever possible.
* Mediate to resolve potentially homeless cases, irrespective of tenure (excluding fear of violence).
* Manage a caseload, and make decisions in regards to homelessness which include judgements
related to duties owed by the local authority and determining the best course of action in
emergency situations, which impact upon the health and safety of people in the community.