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Housing Options Officer

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £16.81 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ447965_1635323990

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-26

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

`Housing Options Officer

Akton Recruitment has an option for a Housing Options Officer

Main Purpose of the Job/Key Objectives:
? To provide a comprehensive end to end, seamless housing register and allocations
service to Havering residents.
? To carry out holistic assessments of housing needs and provide timely and
appropriate advice, practical support and referrals in line with the Housing Allocation
Policy.
? To provide a customer-centred advice for those in housing need, enabling residents
to make informed choices about housing options available to resolve their housing
needs, including those who are not eligible to join the housing register.
? To assess applicants' eligibility for re-housing in conjunction with Housing Allocation
Policy.
? To allocate Council and Housing Association properties to meets a diverse range of
needs from eligible residents.
? To be pro-active in minimising void period on vacant Council and Housing
Association properties by re-letting with minimum delays.
? To process applications for tenants due to be 'decanted' from the regeneration
programme estates and allocate suitable alternative accommodation to ensure
? Take proactive steps to prevent and resolve crisis across the housing, health and
social care agendas.